National Energy Board Onshore Pipeline Regulations

Version of section 4 from 2006-03-22 to 2013-03-20:

  •  (1) When a company designs, constructs, operates or abandons a pipeline, or contracts for the provision of those services, the company shall ensure that the pipeline is designed, constructed, operated or abandoned in accordance with the applicable provisions of

    • (a) these Regulations;

    • (b) CSA Z276, if the pipeline transports liquefied natural gas;

    • (c) CSA Z341 for underground storage of hydrocarbons; and

    • (d) CSA Z662, if the pipeline transports liquid or gaseous hydrocarbons.

  • (2) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the company shall ensure that the pipeline is designed, constructed, operated or abandoned in accordance with the design, specifications, programs, manuals, procedures, measures and plans developed and implemented by the company in accordance with these Regulations.

  • (3) If there is an inconsistency between these Regulations and a standard referred to in paragraph (1)(b), (c) or (d), these Regulations prevail to the extent of the inconsistency.

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