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CALGARY, Alberta, May 5, 2016 – Enbridge is working closely with the province and Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo to monitor the wildfire situation in the producing regions of Northern Alberta. Our number one priority is the safety of our people and we are taking actions to ensure their safety.
As of last evening, Wednesday, May 4, the Enbridge Cheecham facility was shut down and evacuated to provide our people with a safe exit route, and the Athabasca Terminal will be reduced to a minimum staff complement for safety reasons. As a result, all Enbridge pipelines in and out of Cheecham Terminal have been isolated and shutdown. Line 19 south of Kirby Lake continues to operate. Enbridge will not provide details on volumes or laterals, as it is private customer information.
We will continue to actively monitor the situation and will not publicly provide customer specific updates or information at any time. We will manage any potential impacts to deliveries with our customers.
Our thoughts are with the people and first responders of Ft. McMurray and the surrounding area during this difficult time.
About Enbridge Inc.
Enbridge Inc., a Canadian company, exists to fuel people’s quality of life, and has done so for more than 65 years. A North American leader in delivering energy, Enbridge has been ranked on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations index for the past seven years. Enbridge operates the world’s longest crude oil and liquids transportation system across Canada and the U.S., and has a significant and growing involvement in natural gas gathering, transmission and midstream business, as well as an increasing involvement in power transmission. Enbridge owns and operates Canada’s largest natural gas distribution company, serving residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and New York State. Enbridge has interests in nearly 2,000 megawatts of net renewable and alternative generating capacity, and continues to expand into wind, solar and geothermal power. Enbridge employs nearly 11,000 people, primarily in Canada and the U.S., and is ranked as one of Canada’s Top Employers for 2016. Enbridge's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol ENB. For more information, visit www.enbridge.com.
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