Community Investment

Pembina partners with Inside Education

Pembina partners with Inside Education, Alberta’s largest environmental and natural resource education charity, to support the development of energy literacy programming in communities across Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia. Inside Education offers education, training and capacity building programs focused on sustainability and energy transition.
Pembina’s five-year commitment of $425,000 supports Inside Education to deliver classroom learning resources, in-school and virtual classroom presentations, teacher professional development, regional energy field trips and bussing subsidies, Youth Energy and Environmental Leadership Summits and A+ for Energy grants
Pembina’s Community Investment Program
Pembina’s Community Investment Program supports non-profit and charitable organizations with a focus on strong Indigenous communities, safe, inclusive and connected communities and a sustainable future.

“At Inside Education, we pride ourselves on engaging our sponsorship partners as true partners. There is no better example than the commitment displayed by Pembina Pipeline. In addition to helping enable our energy and environmental education programs, we are equally appreciative of the commitment of Pembina volunteers enthusiastically participating in our programs as expert presenters and facility tour hosts.” - Steve McIsaac, Executive Director, Inside Education

Supporting environmental and energy education
Pembina attended the Generate Youth Energy and Climate Leadership Summit where students from Alberta and BC learned alongside teachers and peers about Alberta’s energy, water, and climate landscape. They discussed how they can implement projects with meaningful contributions towards advancing energy and water education in their own schools and local communities.

Pembina’s Mark Weiss (Analyst, New Ventures), Rachele Clewes (Advisor, Community Engagement) and Rob Smith (Sr. Specialist, Community Engagement) hosted an Innovation Round Table.

Pembina employees from the Environment and Regulatory team participated in judging A+ for Energy grant applications from teachers implementing creative approaches to energy education. Check out the 2023/2024 grant recipients and read about their winning projects here.
Additionally, 28 enthusiastic teacher delegates from across Canada embarked on a five-day professional development session where they were immersed in exploration of energy development. The group visited Pembina sites in Fort McMurray, Lac La Biche, Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park to learn how Alberta is addressing energy development in a changing time.

As part of the professional development session, Pembina hosted Pipeline Connections at the Sherwood Park Control Centre (SPCC), where educators gained greater insight into the transportation and midstream sector. Participants toured the SPCC and learned how Pembina, through an integrated value chain, provides safe and reliable energy solutions connecting producers and consumers across the world.
Derek Hodge, Sr. Technologist, Operations demonstrates fractionation of washer fluid into water and methyl hydrate. This gave teachers insight into how we separate lighter hydrocarbons from heavier hydrocarbons at our Redwater Facility in Alberta.
Jenna Rockwood, Apprentice, Instrumentation and Manpreet Singh, Tradesman, Operations demonstrates how pipelines are operated by automatically controlling flow and pump speed while measuring flow, temperature, and pressure.