Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act

Version of section 4.01 from 2007-12-14 to 2016-06-18:

Marginal note:Limitations on pipelines
  •  (1) A holder of an authorization under paragraph 5(1)(b) to construct or operate a pipeline shall not, without the leave of the National Energy Board,

    • (a) sell, transfer or lease to any person its pipeline, in whole or in part;

    • (b) purchase or lease any pipeline from any person;

    • (c) enter into an agreement for amalgamation with any person; or

    • (d) abandon the operation of a pipeline.

  • Definition of pipeline

    (2) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), pipeline includes a pipeline as defined in section 2 or any other pipeline.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite paragraph (1)(a), leave shall only be required if the holder sells, transfers or leases any part of its pipeline that is capable of being operated for the transmission of oil, gas or any substance, including water, incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas.

  • 2007, c. 35, s. 147.
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