National Energy Board Onshore Pipeline Regulations

The National Energy Board Onshore Pipeline Regulations (OPR) are made under the National Energy Board Act. Companies are responsible for meeting the requirements of the OPR to manage safety, security and environmental protection throughout the entire lifecycle of their facilities, from design, through to construction, operation and abandonment.

Regulations

National Energy Board Onshore Pipeline Regulations - SOR/99-294

Related Orders

Guidance

Audit Protocol

The NEB utilizes an audit protocol when conducting audits of a company’s obligations pursuant to the NEB Act and related regulations.

OPR Guidance Notes

The OPR Guidance Notes are provided to assist interested parties in understanding the requirements of the OPR.

Forms and Templates

Pressure Vessels and Equipment

Decommissioning

History

Amending Regulations

Management Systems

  • 2011-07-29
    Proposed Regulatory Change for Onshore Pipeline Regulations, 1999 - Management Systems

    The Proposed Regulatory Change (PRC) 2011-01 is intended to clarify the National Energy Board's current requirement that NEB-regulated companies follow a management system approach. [Filing A30543]
  • 2011-01-21
    Notice of Proposed Regulatory Change for Onshore Pipeline Regulations, 1999 - Management Systems

    The National Energy Board (Board) is seeking comment on a proposed amendment to the Onshore Pipeline Regulations, 1999 (OPR-99), as set out in the attached NOPRC 2011-01. This notice of proposed amendment provides further clarification regarding the Board's expectation that companies have a systematic, comprehensive and proactive approach to managing risk in order to promote safety, security and environmental protection and to satisfy requirements in the OPR-99. To find out more about the NOPRC and the review and comment period, please review the following material:

Security

  • 2010-05-03
    Proposed Regulatory Change (PRC) 2010-01 - Security
    Adoption of CSA Z246.1-09 Security Management for Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry Systems [Filing A25093]

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