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YPAC Comments on Recent TMEP Court Decisions

The Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) is pleased with recent decisions from both the Federal Court of Appeals on February 4, and the Supreme Court of Canada on January 16, which dismissed appeals challenging previous federal approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP). This decision clearly signals to… Read More

The Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) is pleased with recent decisions from both the Federal Court of Appeals on February 4, and the Supreme Court of Canada on January 16, which dismissed appeals challenging previous federal approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP). This decision clearly signals to…

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CGA OEIC 2020 Free Attendance Contest Announced!!

The CGA OEIC (Operations, Engineering, Integrity, and Construction) Conference is being held in Calgary from February 24-27th, 2020! YPAC Partners with the CGA to ensure that young pipeliners are represented at the conference, and are included in the planning process.

The CGA has graciously offered to put on a… Read More

The CGA OEIC (Operations, Engineering, Integrity, and Construction) Conference is being held in Calgary from February 24-27th, 2020! YPAC Partners with the CGA to ensure that young pipeliners are represented at the conference, and are included in the planning process.

The CGA has graciously offered to put on a…

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Sarah Vandaiyar & Rex Murphy


Rex sits down with the engaging and thoughtful CEO of the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC), chemical engineer, and project manager for TransCanada to discuss the challenges of being a leader and young professional in Canada’s beleaguered energy industry. Read More


Rex sits down with the engaging and thoughtful CEO of the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC), chemical engineer, and project manager for TransCanada to discuss the challenges of being a leader and young professional in Canada’s beleaguered energy industry.

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Announcing the 2020-2021 YPAC Executive

The 2020-2021 YPAC Executive has been selected!  YPAC embarks on an ambitious plan for 2020 to serve our community of 1800 members by: building meaningful networks across Canada, eliminating barriers to development opportunities, enabling knowledge transfer, and providing a voice for young pipeliners.  Building the next generation of pipeline industry… Read More

The 2020-2021 YPAC Executive has been selected!  YPAC embarks on an ambitious plan for 2020 to serve our community of 1800 members by: building meaningful networks across Canada, eliminating barriers to development opportunities, enabling knowledge transfer, and providing a voice for young pipeliners.  Building the next generation of pipeline industry…

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YPAC 2019 AGM

Thanks for a great year! We couldn’t do it without our volunteers, members, executives, advisors, and sponsors!! See link below to view our AGM presentation.

YPAC – AGM – 2019Download

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Thanks for a great year! We couldn’t do it without our volunteers, members, executives, advisors, and sponsors!! See link below to view our AGM presentation.

YPAC – AGM – 2019Download

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Daily Oil Bulletin – Rising Stars features YPAC Incoming President, Molly Beckel

The 2019 Daily Oil Bulletin Rising Stars

Today’s up-and-coming leaders are helping to shape tomorrow’s energy future. Whether it’s new thinking, fresh attitudes or technical solutions, showcasing their work and vision is of tremendous value to the entire energy industry.

Daily Oil Bulletin’s Rising Stars Class of 2019 is a… Read More

The 2019 Daily Oil Bulletin Rising Stars

Today’s up-and-coming leaders are helping to shape tomorrow’s energy future. Whether it’s new thinking, fresh attitudes or technical solutions, showcasing their work and vision is of tremendous value to the entire energy industry.

Daily Oil Bulletin’s Rising Stars Class of 2019 is a…

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YPAC Sponsors University of Alberta Engineering Competition!

On November 2,2019, YPAC sponsored the 2019 University of Alberta Engineering Competition! The annual competition has been organized by the University of Alberta Engineering Student’s Society since the 1980’s and is a great opportunity for undergraduate students to apply classroom learnings to real life engineering problems.

Sponsorship of the University… Read More

On November 2,2019, YPAC sponsored the 2019 University of Alberta Engineering Competition! The annual competition has been organized by the University of Alberta Engineering Student’s Society since the 1980’s and is a great opportunity for undergraduate students to apply classroom learnings to real life engineering problems.

Sponsorship of the University…

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A Message from YPAC’s Outgoing President

Sarah Vandaiyar reflects on her two years at the helm of the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada

From Sarah Vandaiyar:

With my two-year term as President & CEO drawing to a close, I am happy to announce that Molly Beckel, will be my successor for the 2020-2022 term.

My focus… Read More

Sarah Vandaiyar reflects on her two years at the helm of the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada

From Sarah Vandaiyar:

With my two-year term as President & CEO drawing to a close, I am happy to announce that Molly Beckel, will be my successor for the 2020-2022 term.

My focus…

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We are recruiting! Positions open now for Jan 2020

YPAC’s executive leadership positions are two year terms.  We are currently recruiting for our Jan 2020 to Dec 2021 positions.  Want to apply for a 2020-2021 executive role? 

Applications are open until November 30 (use the google form below)!

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Google form… Read More

YPAC’s executive leadership positions are two year terms.  We are currently recruiting for our Jan 2020 to Dec 2021 positions.  Want to apply for a 2020-2021 executive role? 

Applications are open until November 30 (use the google form below)!

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YPAC Comments on 2019 Canadian Federal Election Results

YPAC calls on the newly elected federal government to ensure that future policy and regulatory decisions reflect a sustainable future for Canada’s pipeline industry in order to retain top talent. We believe that young pipeliners are fundamental to building and maintaining the energy infrastructure that Canada needs to emerge into… Read More

YPAC calls on the newly elected federal government to ensure that future policy and regulatory decisions reflect a sustainable future for Canada’s pipeline industry in order to retain top talent. We believe that young pipeliners are fundamental to building and maintaining the energy infrastructure that Canada needs to emerge into…