Update on Wildfire Evacuations in Fort McMurray
CALGARY, May 4, 2016 – Pembina Pipeline Corporation ("Pembina" or the "Company") is responding to the wildfires around Fort McMurray, Alberta. Pembina would like to assure everyone that the Company's Fort McMurray staff and contractors are all safe and accounted for, and have been evacuated.
Employees and contractors are strongly encouraged to follow the instructions of local authorities and to remember to keep safety first.
At this time, Pembina's facilities are operational and functioning. Pembina will continue to assess the safe operations of its facilities and will shut-down as necessary.
To assist the evacuees of the Fort McMurray wildfire, Pembina has donated $10,000 to the Red Cross. Pembina will also match employee contributions to the Red Cross through its employee PATH Program.
Pembina's thoughts are with those affected by these evacuations and the Company encourages everyone to follow the directions of the emergency management officials and above all, stay safe.
Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corporation is a leading transportation and midstream service provider that has been serving North America's energy industry for over 60 years. Pembina owns and operates an integrated system of pipelines that transport various products derived from natural gas and hydrocarbon liquids produced in western Canada and North Dakota. The Company also owns and operates gas gathering and processing facilities and an oil and natural gas liquids infrastructure and logistics business. Pembina’s integrated assets and commercial operations along the entire hydrocarbon value chain allow it to offer a full spectrum of midstream and marketing services to the energy sector. Pembina is committed to working with its community and aboriginal neighbours, while providing value for investors in a safe, environmentally responsible manner. This balanced approach to operating ensures the trust Pembina builds among all its stakeholders is sustainable over the long-term. Pembina’s common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under PPL and PBA respectively. For more information, visit www.pembina.com.
For further information: Media Inquiries: Tanis Fiss, Supervisor, External Communications, (403) 231-7500