Aug 4, 2017 Comments to Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board Supporting the Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline Project
The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) submits the following comments on the June 2017 Independent Alternatives Analysis of Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipelines, conducted by Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems (Analysis) for the State of Michigan. IPAA represents the companies that drill 90 percent of the nation’s oil and natural gas wells. These companies produce 82 percent of American natural gas and 68 percent of American oil. IPAA members represent the full range of producers, from small family-owned businesses, to the large independent companies that are some of the largest domestic natural gas producers.