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Grand Rapids Pipeline System

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We are pleased that the Grand Rapids Pipeline System is delivering crude oil on behalf of our customers. Jointly owned by TC Energy and PetroChina Canada Ltd., formerly Brion Energy Corporation, the 460 km (287 mile) Grand Rapids Pipeline System plays a key role in connecting producing areas northwest of Fort McMurray, Alta., to terminals in the Edmonton/Heartland region. The pipeline system commenced crude oil transportation services in late August 2017. Learn more about how we reached this milestone.

In addition, work continues on the Grand Rapids and Keyera joint venture, which includes a 20-inch diameter diluent pipeline between Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan. The pipeline will provide enhanced diluent supply into the Heartland region.

Thank you to everyone who played a role in the successful completion of the Grand Rapids Pipeline System and for letting TC Energy be a part of your community!


460 km (287 mile) pipeline

First major crude oil pipeline connecting the west Athabasca region to the Edmonton market

Operations began in late August 2017

7,000,000 dedicated hours

Five years to complete

300+ dedicated workers

Click or call before you dig

Whether you’re digging a foundation on a commercial jobsite, a swimming pool in your backyard or planting a tree, always know what’s below first. Before putting a shovel in the ground, contact your local One-Call Centre to have all underground utilities located and marked free of charge.

Consequences of unsafe digging include:

  • Risk of serious injuries and death
  • Fines and repair costs to fix underground utility lines
  • Interrupted services such as electricity, gas and water


Read More About Pipeline Safety


Documents and maps

The Grand Rapids Pipeline System connects producing areas northwest of Fort McMurray, Alta., to terminals in the Edmonton/Heartland region. Explore the route and facilities that make up this important conduit for Alberta crude oil.


Regulatory contact

The Grand Rapids Pipeline System is regulated by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).

Alberta Energy Regulator (AER)
Local 1-403-297-8311 1-403-297-7336
Toll-Free 1-855-297-8311


Ways to reach us

We’re here to answer your questions. For general questions you can contact us by email, but for a quicker response, please call us directly.

Grand Rapids Pipeline System

450 – 1 St. SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2P 5H1

1-855-895-8754 Toll-Free (North America)

Shipper Information
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Emergency Response
Our commitment to the safety of our people, pipelines and facilities is unwavering. In case of an emergency, please call the appropriate 24-hour toll-free hotline:
Canada: 1-888-982-7222