Enbridge Inc is a Canadian pipeline corporation headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. It operates a large mainline system for the delivery of crude oil – especially Tar Sands crude – from Canada to the US. Its 2017 acquisition of Houston-based Spectra Energy gave it a larger US presence. Enbridge is also a major player in natural gas transmission in both the US and Canada, and a natural gas distributor in Canada.
Enbridge and/or its affiliates has been involved in major pipeline spills including the 2010 Kalamazoo River spill and the 2007 explosion near Clearbrook, MN, that killed two workers.
Full list of environmental violations here.
Enbridge and/or its affiliates has recently or is currently involved in disputes over the Line 3 replacement and the Line 5/Mackinac Tunnel replacement. Enbridge and/or its affilitiates also has an ownership interest in the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
President and CEO: Al Monaco
Board Chairman: Gregory L. Ebel
More leadership information here.
From the company website:
“Enbridge operates the world’s longest and most complex crude oil and liquids transportation system, with approximately 17,127 miles (27,564 kilometers) of active crude pipeline across North America—including 8,627 miles (13,883 km) of active pipe in the United States, and 8,500 miles (13,681 km) of active pipe in Canada.”
Corporate Research Project “Rap Sheet” here.
Latest Enbridge articles from Little Sis here.