National Energy Board Information Advisory - NEB IA 2011-001 - CSA Z662-11 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems

National Energy Board Information Advisory - NEB IA 2011-001 - CSA Z662-11 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems [PDF 115 KB]

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14 July 2011

To: All companies under National Energy Board jurisdiction,
Canadian Energy Pipeline Association,
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, and
Provincial and Territorial Regulators

Subject: National Energy Board Information Advisory
NEB IA 2011-001

The National Energy Board (the Board) has issued the attached Information Advisory regarding the release of the new CSA Z662-11 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems standard. The Board expects that this Information Advisory be given wide circulation to all relevant personnel within your organization.

If you have questions concerning this initiative, please contact Brian Nesbitt (brian.nesbitt@neb-one.gc.ca) with the National Energy Board at 1-403-299-2771.

Yours truly,

Anne-Marie Erickson
Secretary of the Board


Information Advisory
NEB IA 2011-001
14 July 2011

CSA Z662-11 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems

Basis for Issuance

The Canadian Standards Association recently published and released to the general public the latest version of CSA Z662-11 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems.

Background

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 1 and Paragraph 4(1)(d) of the Onshore Pipelines Regulations, 1999 the latest version of this standard is incorporated by reference into the regulations and comes into force as of the date of publication and release to the general public, 8 July 2011.

NEB Expectations

As there are significant changes and additions to the standard, the NEB expects that companies will review the latest version of CSA Z662-11 and take the steps necessary to ensure compliance with its provisions as soon as practical.

For applications currently before the NEB, companies will be expected to provide further information regarding how the project will comply with CSA Z662-11.

For More Information

For more information please refer to CSA Z662-11 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems or contact Brian Nesbitt (brian.nesbitt@neb-one.gc.ca) with the National Energy Board at 1-403-299-2771.

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