News Release

Pembina Pipeline invests $50,000 in volunteer fire departments

CALGARY, Oct. 18, 2011 /CNW/ -On the heels of Alberta's 2011 Fire Prevention Week (October 9 - October 15), Pembina Pipeline Corporation today announced its plan to support volunteer fire departments in the company's operating communities in Alberta and British Columbia.

Pembina will invest a total of $50,000, which will be divided between the volunteer fire departments in and around the communities of Dawson Creek, Drayton Valley, Fort McMurray, Fort St. John, Fox Creek, Grande Prairie, Sherwood Park, Slave Lake, Swan Hills, Valleyview, and Whitecourt. These dollars will help the local volunteer fire departments provide services and equipment required to protect the health and well6being of their communities.

"Safety is a top priority for Pembina. Supporting local volunteer fire departments is one way Pembina can help ensure that essential services in our operating communities are equipped to handle emergency situations," says Eric Dyck, Vice President of Operating Services for Pembina Pipeline Corporation. "We are committed to supporting programs that enhance the safety of the communities where we work, live, and play."

Pembina's community investment program supports non-profit and charitable organizations based in the communities where we operate. The company's funding priorities include a wellness component aimed at directing financial contributions and resources to support programs that promote wellness and enhance medical or other related services.

Pembina transports crude oil and natural gas liquids produced in western Canada, owns and operates oil sands pipelines and has a growing presence in midstream and natural gas services sectors. Pembina's common shares and convertible debentures are traded on the TSX under the symbols PPL and PPL.DB.C respectively.