Canadian Energy Regulator Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Obligations of Pipeline Companies
Marginal note:Facilities and ground disturbances
12 (1) The pipeline company must keep a record of all construction of facilities across, on, along or under a pipeline and of all activities that cause a ground disturbance within the prescribed area for the life of the pipeline.
Marginal note:Contents of records
(2) The records must include, for each facility or each activity that causes a ground disturbance, as the case may be,
(a) the name and address of the person that carries out the construction or engages in an activity that causes a ground disturbance;
(b) the nature and location of the facility or the activity that causes a ground disturbance;
(c) the dates of commencement and termination of the construction of the facility or the activity that causes a ground disturbance;
(d) a description of the proposed facility, submitted with the request for the consent;
(e) a copy of the pipeline company’s written consent;
(f) in respect of the inspections referred to in paragraphs 8(a) and (b), all findings and observations, including
(i) the name of the person that conducted the inspection,
(ii) the date and time of the inspection, and
(iii) any field observations referred to in paragraph 8(c);
(g) a statement of whether the person that carried out the construction or the person that engaged in an activity that caused a ground disturbance has complied with the measures set out in the National Energy Board Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Authorizations; and
(h) the details of any abandonment, removal or alteration of the facility.
Marginal note:Consent — crossings
(3) The pipeline company must keep a record that contains a copy of the written consents granted by the pipeline company for the purposes of section 12 of the National Energy Board Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Authorizations for the life of the pipeline or, if there is an expiry date set out in the consent, for a period of 12 months from the day on which the consent expires.
(4) The pipeline company must keep a record of the locations that are identified under section 7.
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