Case Study: Example of a Pipeline Project Schedule Created With TILOS
Alberta Clipper Pipeline: Complete
Pipeline Project Owner Profile:
Enbridge Pipelines Inc. operates the longest crude oil and liquid pipeline system in the US and Canada. At 13,500 kms/8,500 miles in length, the Enbridge Pipeline system delivers more than 2 million barrels a day.
Pipeline Project Profile:
Enbridge Pipelines chose TILOS Pipeline Management Software to plan the Alberta Clipper Pipeline. Construction began in 2008 and the Clipper moved it’s first shipment in 2010. Providing service between Haristy, Alberta, Canada and Superior, Wisconsin, USA the Alberta Clipper Pipeline is over 1000 miles / 1,607 km in length and an initial capacity of 450,000 barrels per day (bpd), with ultimate capacity of up to 800,000 bpd available.
Pipeline Project Planning & Communication:
Planning and executing this massive pipeline project successful required precise planning and communication between various stakeholder groups and the 6 + construction companies that were involved in this multi-year project.
TILOS Linear Scheduling Software was utilized to plan, execute and communicate project progress.
The Alberta Clipper Pipeline construction project was a huge success. In fact, in 2013 Enbridge Pipelines applied to increase capacity through the pipeline.