Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV2122-018 - Emera Brunswick Pipeline Company Ltd.


Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV2122-018
Start date: 2021-11-17
End date: 2021-11-17


Regulated company: Emera Brunswick Pipeline Company Ltd.

Operating company: Emera New Brunswick

Province(s) / Territory(s):


Rationale and scope:

Field inspection to verify compliance to the requirements contained within the Onshore Pipeline Regulations (OPR) and the CER Damage Prevention Regulations - Obligations of Pipeline Companies (DPR-Obligations) with a focus on third party oversight procedures. Field inspection to include document review and site inspection of active third party activity in vicinity of the pipeline.

Compliance tool(s) used:

Facility details


Regulatory requirements

Regulatory requirements that apply to this activity:

Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - IR 1 - Damage Prevention Program Concordance Table

Discipline: Damage Prevention




As part of the scope of this field inspection which includes document review, the CER IOs require information pertaining to the EBPC Damage Prevention Program as required pursuant to section 47.2 of the OPR. 

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Refer to the Documents Section in the link provided for the full text of this Pre-Inspection Information Request.

Due date: 2021-09-27

Date closed: 2021-11-17
Note: the date closed is the date that the inspector completed their review of the company corrective actions for adequacy and determined that no further actions are required.

Reason closed: Requirement met

Compliance achieved: Yes

Observation 2 - Field Inspection - Water Upgrade Oversight

Date & time of visit: 2021-11-17 10:00

Discipline: Damage Prevention




Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observations (company follow-up required)

Identified non-compliances to company plans or procedures are non-compliances either to:

- the condition of an authorization document that requires the implementation of that plan or procedure; or

- the relevant section of the regulations that requires implementation of that plan or procedure including those sections that require implementation of plans or procedures as a part of a Program