CALGARY, April 27, 2016 /CNW/ - Pembina Pipeline Corporation ("Pembina") informs that at approximately 1:40 p.m. (MT) on Wednesday, April 27th, there was a contractor fatality at the Williams' Redwater Olefinic Fractionator located in Redwater, Alberta (the "Facility").
Pembina, as the operator of the Facility, will be launching a detailed investigation to determine the cause of the incident. In addition, an investigation will be conducted by Occupational Health and Safety and the relevant authorities.
The companies are deeply saddened by today's tragedy and offer their sincere condolences and support to the affected family members through this difficult time. Working safely is the top priority for both companies and all employees and contractors are encouraged to remain vigilant and to look out for everyone's safety.
Further details regarding the incident will not be provided at this time out of respect for the impacted family members.
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.
SOURCE Pembina Pipeline Corporation
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