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For more than half a century, we've built a reputation as a well-managed, reliable and responsible transportation and service provider to western Canada's energy industry. Our success has enabled us to expand beyond our core business of operating liquids feeder pipelines and establish ourselves as an integrated energy infrastructure service provider.

Proud of the past; excited about the future

April 2, 2012
Pembina announced that it had completed its acquisition of Provident Energy Ltd. and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "PBA". Learn more »

January 16, 2012
Pembina announced the proposed acquisition of Provident Energy Ltd. to create a leading player in the North American energy infrastructure sector. Learn more » 

December 2011
Substantially completed construction of the deep cut at Pembina’s Musreau Gas Plant at the Cutbank Gas Plant.  

August 2011
Pembina completed construction and start-up of the Nipisi and Mitsue Pipelines, which service the Pelican and Peace River heavy oil regions of Alberta.

October 5, 2010
The TSX began listing Pembina common shares (TSX symbol: PPL) and convertible debentures (TSX symbol: PPL.DB.B). The first day PPL was listed on the TSX the closing price was $21.25 per share.

October 1, 2010
The Pembina Pipeline Income Fund (TSX symbol PIF.UN) was converted to Pembina Pipeline Corporation.

July 2010
Received regulatory approval for the Nipisi and Mitsue Pipeline projects. Learn more »

June 2009
Pembina made a strategic entry into the Gas Services business when we acquired the Cutbank Complex for $300 million. The purchase included 300 km of gathering lines and ownership in three sweet gas processing plants with 360 million cubic feet per day (mmcf/d) of processing capacity (capacity of 305 mmcf/d is net to Pembina). These assets are connected to our Peace Pipeline system and serve an active exploration and production area in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Learn more »

July 3, 2008
Completed the Horizon Pipeline, which provides transportation service to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd's oil sands operation located north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. This was Pembina's largest pipeline project to date and increased our contracted oil sands transportation capacity by 250,000 barrels per day (bbls/d) to 775,000 bbls/d.

February 1, 2007
Completed the Cheecham Lateral, which serves oil sands producers operating southeast of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

2003
Completed an expansion of the Alberta Oil Sands Pipeline (AOSPL), which boosted the pipeline's capacity by 275,000 bbls/d to 389,000 bbls/d. Today the AOSPL pipeline is known as the Syncrude Pipeline. It provides transportation service to Syncrude Canada Ltd., which operates an oil sands extraction and upgrading facility near Fort McMurray, Alberta.

March 2002
To accommodate growth, we expanded our Edmonton control centre. The control centre oversees all daily transportation and product volume activities including around the clock spill detection.

December 31, 2001
Acquired Alberta Oil Sands Pipe Line Ltd. (AOSPL). The purchase of the AOSPL system marks Pembina's entry into serving Alberta's oil sands industry. The AOSPL system is comprised of a 434 km mainline system and related facilities and has a single receipt point: Syncrude Canada's oil sands operation near Fort McMurray, Alberta.

August 2000
Pembina purchased 575 km of pipelines and storage facilities that comprise the Northeastern British Columbia system. At the time, this was the largest crude oil pipeline service in that province.

July 31, 2000
Acquired one of the largest feeder pipeline networks in Western Canada when we purchased Federated Pipe Lines Ltd. This added 3,200 km of pipeline to Pembina's transportation network, almost doubling the company's pipeline assets.

October 24, 1997
The Pembina Pipeline Income Fund completed an initial public offering of 62,425,000 Trust Units at a price of $10 per unit.

September 4, 1997
Pembina became a publicly-traded company. The Pembina Pipeline Income Fund was established. (TSX symbol: PIF.UN)

1996
Pembina bought a 50 percent undivided interest in the Bonnie Glen System. The Bonnie Glen System gathering and trunkline system consisted of approximately 250 km of pipe in central Alberta.

October 1991
Pembina purchased Peace Pipe Line Ltd. from a group of major oil producing companies, most of which continue today to ship through the Peace System.

1954
The Pembina Pipeline system was constructed in 1954 to transport crude oil from the Pembina field near Drayton Valley, Alberta to Edmonton, Alberta. The Pembina system serves one of the oldest oil-producing areas in Alberta.

September 29, 1954
Pembina Pipe Line Ltd. incorporated under the laws of the Province of Alberta and was authorized to commence business on November 22, 1954.

Branching Out

Growth brings opportunity, but also great responsibility. At Pembina, we believe in staged, carefully managed growth that respects the interests and concerns of our stakeholders.

Join Our Team

Pembina is pleased to announce it has been named one of Alberta's top 65 employers for 2014 by Canada’s Top Employers. This special designation recognizes Pembina as an Alberta-based employer that offers an exceptional place to work. We’re seeking talented individuals who want to grow with us and become the future leaders of our company. It's your chance to shine!