Enbridge Pipelines Inc. - Line 9B Reversal and Line 9 Capacity Expansion Project - OH-002-2013

Project Information

The Line 9B Reversal and Line 9 Capacity Expansion Project (Line 9) proposed to reverse the segment of Line 9 between North Westover, Ontario and Montreal, Québec, in addition to expanding the entire Line 9 capacity from Sarnia, Ontario to Montreal and a revision to the Line 9 Rules and Regulations Tariff to allow transportation of heavy crude.

Project Update and Next Steps

On 18 June 2015 the Board determined that before Line 9B becomes operational, hydrostatic testing results of three segments of the pipeline must be provided and approved by the NEB. [Filing A70736]

On 06 February 2015 the Board approved conditions 16 (valve placement) and condition 18 (watercourse crossing management plans) with regard to the Line 9B Reversal and Line 9 Capacity Expansion Project (Line 9). At the same time, the Board has imposed additional obligations that will ensure the ongoing appropriateness of valve placement through the lifecycle of the pipeline. [Filing A65779]

On 06 March 2014, the Board approved Enbridge's application, subject to 30 conditions.

Enbridge had already obtained approval to reverse the pipeline’s flow for the section running between Sarnia and North Westover, in southwestern Ontario. The Letter Decision [Filing A43137] for the Line 9 Reversal Phase I Project [Folder 706437] was issued on 27 July 2012.Map

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