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Value of Canadian crude oil and natural gas exports in 2014 — most of which was transported by pipeline
Percentage of transportation demand in Canada supplied by refined petroleum products
The number of rail cars needed to transport the 3 million barrels of crude oil transported each day by pipeline in Canada
More than half
The homes in Canada are heated by natural gas
The volume released from CEPA members’ liquids pipelines in 2015, which is equivalent to 2.5 cubic metres.
Barrels of crude oil transported by transmission pipelines in Canada every day — the equivalent of more than 200 Olympic sized swimming pools
The percentage of Canadian natural gas and crude oil production transported by transmission pipelines
More than two thirds
Of Canada’s energy demand is met by natural gas or products made from crude oil
Number of times Canada’s natural gas and liquid transmission pipelines would circle the earth if laid end-to-end
30 – 35
Number of days it takes for oil to travel by pipeline from Alberta to southern Ontario
Percentage of Canadian natural gas production transported by pipeline to US markets in 2013
Up to 40 km per hour
Speed natural gas moves through a pipeline
Percentage of liquid product transported safely by pipelines between 2002 and 2015
Less than three teaspoons
The liquid spilled from pipelines in Canada over the past twelve years is equivalent to three teaspoons dripped out of a gasoline nozzle over the course of 50 fill-ups of 50 litres each
The length of train that would be required to transport the 3 million barrels of crude oil transported by pipeline in Canada every day
The size of the permanent right-of-way for a large diameter transmission pipeline
The first recorded use of pipelines to transport natural gas — the pipelines were constructed of bamboo
Estimate of Canada’s underground natural gas and liquids pipeline network (gathering, transmission and delivery lines.