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3 June 2013

National Energy Board 2013 Safety Forum: Emerging Issues in Oil and Gas Industry Safety Management

The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) is taking a leadership role on emerging safety and environmental protection issues. As a key component of the NEB’s Action Plan on Safety and Environmental Protection 2011-2012, the Board will be hosting a forum on pipeline and facility safety from June 5-6, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta. This event presents an opportunity to explore emerging safety management issues in the oil and gas industry.

The Forum will focus on corporate leadership’s role in building and maintaining a safety culture, integration within management systems and effective safety performance measurement.

Date and location
Date: 5-6 June 2013
Location: Palomino Room
BMO Centre at Stampede Park
444 Seventh Ave. SW
Calgary, Alberta

All members of the media are asked to RSVP prior to the event and will be asked to sign in at the media reception desk outside the Palomino Room.

The National Energy Board is an independent federal regulator of several parts of Canada's energy industry with the safety of Canadians and protection of the environment as its top priority. Its purpose is to regulate pipelines, energy development and trade in the Canadian public interest. For more information on the NEB and its mandate, please visit www.neb-one.gc.ca.

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For more information, please visit NEB Safety Forum 2013.

For further information:

Rebecca  Taylor
Communications Advisor

National Energy Board
Telephone (toll free): 1-800-899-1265
Facsimile: 403-292-5503
Facsimile (toll free): 1-877-288-8803
TTY (Teletype): 1-800-632-1663

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