Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV1920-010 - Alliance Pipeline Ltd.

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV1920-010
Start date: 2020-01-30
End date: 2020-01-31

Team:

Regulated company: Alliance Pipeline Ltd.

Operating company: Alliance Pipeline Ltd.

Province(s) / Territory(s):

Discipline(s):

Rationale and scope:

Alliance compressor stations - Windfall, Whitecourt, Carson Creek and Morinville -Assess compliance with the OPR (Safety Management Program) and CLC requirements and Enbridge Life Saving Rules.

Compliance tool(s) used:

Facility details

Facilities:

Regulatory requirements

Regulatory requirements that apply to this activity:

Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - General Observations at Compressor Stations (Morinville, Whitecourt, Windfall, and Carson Creek)

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-30 08:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

 

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 2 - Information caviardée conformément au paragraphe 144(5) du Code canadien du travail

This information has been redacted pursuant to Section 144(5) of the Canada Labour Code

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

Observation 3 - Information Request 1: Derailleurs on Crane

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-31 10:30

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

CER Inspectors reviewed a third party inspection report which recommended derailleurs be installed on the South Compressor Crane at Morinville Compressor Station (Serial Number 4647, Model DG TR DM).
 

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Company representatives shall provide CER Inspectors with written confirmation that the crane manufacturer has confirmed derailleurs are not required on the South Compressor Crane at Morinville Compressor Station (Serial Number 4647, Model DG TR DM).

Due date: 2020-02-28

Date closed: 2020-03-17
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 4 - Information Request 2: Standardizing ESD's

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-30 16:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

CER Inspectors observed non-standardized ESD coverings across compressor stations.

 

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Company representatives shall provide CER Inspectors with:
1. Written summary of the company standardization of ESD design initiative; and
2. Implementation date for all Compressor Stations.

Due date: 2020-02-28

Date closed: 2020-03-17
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 5 - Information Request 3: Grounding Cable/Clamp Requirements During Fueling

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-31 10:30

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Grounding cables/clamps were observed on the barrel dock at Windfall Compressor Station but not at the barrel dock of Morinville Compressor Station where fueling operations are conducted.

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Company representatives shall provide CER Inspectors:
1. Confirmation that internal procedures for fueling with respect to grounding have been reviewed; and
2. Justification for grounding cables/clamps being observed on the barrel dock at Windfall Compressor Station but not at the barrel dock of Morinville Compressor Station where fueling operations are conducted.

Due date: 2020-02-29

Date closed: 2020-03-17
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

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

Observation 6 - Information caviardée conformément au paragraphe 144(5) du Code canadien du travail

This information has been redacted pursuant to Section 144(5) of the Canada Labour Code