Enbridge Inc. engages in the transportation and distribution of crude oil and natural gas primarily in Canada and the United States. The company’s Liquids Pipelines segment operates common carrier and contract crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and refined products pipelines and terminals. Its Gas Distribution segment distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers primarily in central and eastern Ontario, northern New York State, Quebec, and New Brunswick. The company’s Gas Pipelines, Processing and Energy Services segment invests in natural gas pipelines and processing facilities, green energy projects, and midstream businesses, energy services businesses, and international activities ices. Its Sponsored Investments segment transports crude oil and other liquid hydrocarbons through common carrier and feeder pipelines, as well as transports, gathers, processes, and markets natural gas and NGLs; operates a crude oil and liquids pipeline and gathering system; and owns a 50% interest in the Canadian portion of Alliance Pipeline and interests in renewable power generation projects. The company was formerly known as IPL Energy Inc. and changed its name to Enbridge Inc. in October 1998. Enbridge Inc. was founded in 1949 and is based in Calgary, Canada.