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Prairie pipeline exercise anything but routine

Ensuring the ongoing safety of the critical energy infrastructure we all rely on to fuel our economy is a job that must be done – no matter the circumstances. Such was the case when Enbridge held an emergency response training exercise along the Souris River in the Town of Wawanesa, Manitoba on May 19.

Activity was focused along the river within the town. A command post and staging area were set up and a flat-bottomed boat launched to deploy an oil containment boom over a span of some 500 feet across the shallow river. No actual crude oil products were used in the exercise scenario.


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