Interactive Pipeline Map
We have a vast network of pipelines in Canada that transport millions of litres of oil and gas every day. Any pipeline that crosses a provincial or international border falls under the federal regulation of the CER.
What this map shows
The map below shows the location of pipelines and data we have been collecting on incidents since 2008 that were reported to us under the Onshore Pipeline Regulations and Processing Plant Regulations. The pipeline data shown represents the majority of federally regulated pipelines (about 90% of operating pipelines as of March 2017). The map will be updated to show additional pipelines as more digital location data becomes available.
A number of terms we use in our illustrations and graphics are common in industry and have specific meanings. Learn more in our glossary for this section.
Download the incident data
The incident data used to create this map is available for people to conduct their own analysis and research. Visit the Incident Data page to download data from the current year or previous years.
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This map displays incident data for federally regulated pipelines only. It does not include data related to pipelines under provincial or territorial jurisdiction.
The incident data shown represents a single point in time and is subject to change. Incident locations and pipeline locations are approximate.
The Commission endeavors to provide the best information possible; however, the information contained in this map is based on information that is sources from outside parties and may not be accurate. The Commission makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees, express or implied, that the data contained in this map may be relied upon for any use whatsoever. The Commission accepts no responsibility or liability for inaccuracies, errors or omissions in the data and any loss, damage or costs incurred as a result of using or relying on the map data in any way.
The pipeline data contained in this map is subject to licensing terms and may not be reproduced, published, distributed or transferred in whole or in part. The map also contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Canada.
The information in this map should not be used to verify the location of underground pipelines for the purposes of construction or ground disturbance activities. Anyone planning construction or ground disturbance activities is required to contact the one-call number in their province or use the Click Before You Dig online service before commencing the activity. In the Northwest Territories, the pipeline company must be contacted directly.
The Canadian Energy Regulator is bound by the Official Languages Act and relevant Treasury Board policies. However, some material on these pages originated with organizations not subject to the Official Languages Act and is made available on this site in the language in which it was written.
We welcome feedback on how we share information we gather about safety and the environment. If you are having trouble with the map or have an idea about something else you would like to see, we want to know about it.
FAQs: Check to see if we’ve addressed your question in our frequently asked questions section.
Having trouble? Email PipelineMap@cer-rec.gc.ca.
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