Enbridge Inc.

Enbridge Inc.

April 16, 2007 18:10 ET

Incident on Enbridge Pipeline

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) - Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) reports that at 18:18 MST, April 15, 2007, the Enbridge Pipelines Control Centre automatically detected a pressure drop on one of Enbridge's crude oil pipelines downstream of Enbridge's Glenavon, Saskatchewan pumping station.

The line was immediately shut down and isolated and Enbridge emergency crews were dispatched to the site.

A release of heavy crude oil was discovered in a field approximately 2.5 kilometres downstream of Enbridge's Glenavon station. The oil has been contained in a low area at the site and Enbridge is working to minimize environmental impacts. The volume of the release is currently being assessed.

Enbridge has notified and is working with the appropriate regulators and emergency officials. The cause of the release has not been determined, and is being investigated.

Initial clean up is expected to be complete within two days and is being conducted in compliance with all government regulations and Enbridge's stringent standards for safety and the environment.

At this time, Enbridge does not have an estimated time for restart of the line. Enbridge is continuing to inject Midale and Light Sour Blend volumes from its Cromer, Manitoba facility to service downstream customer requirements to the extent possible and maintain volumes on Enbridge's southeast Saskatchewan and Manitoba systems.

The line is a 34-inch, 490,000 bpd line transporting heavy and medium crude oil from Edmonton, Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin.

Enbridge Inc. (www.enbridge.com) is a leader in energy transportation and distribution in North America and internationally. As a transporter of energy, Enbridge operates, in Canada and the United States, the world's longest crude oil and liquids pipeline system. Enbridge also has international operations and a growing involvement in the natural gas transmission and midstream businesses. As a distributor of energy, Enbridge owns and operates Canada's largest natural gas distribution company, which provides distribution services in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, and in New York State; and is developing a gas distribution system for the Province of New Brunswick. Enbridge is a Canadian company and its common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada and on the New York Stock Exchange in the United States under the symbol ENB.

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