Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV1920-436 - NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV1920-436
Start date: 2019-09-19
End date: 2019-09-20

Team:

Regulated company: NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.

Operating company: NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.

Province(s) / Territory(s):

Discipline(s):

Related events:

Rationale and scope:

Inspection of the assessment of pre-installed crossing sections as part of OM2019-264 that are part of the NPS 48 Edson Mainline Loop No. 3 at the Baptiste River and Brewster Creek to determine fitness for use as described in NGTL’s 2021 System Expansion Project Update (NEB Filing ID: C00044-1 [pdf pages 7-9 of 15]).

Compliance tool(s) used:

Facility details

Facilities:

Regulatory requirements

Regulatory requirements that apply to this activity:

Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - Brewster Creek

Date & time of visit: 2019-09-19 14:00

Discipline: Integrity Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

CER staff had concerns over the stability of the access road area that was cut and fill at the south side of the Brewster Creek and requested that NGTL provide some mitigation measures to ensure the safety of the workers near the area of concern. CER inspectors requested that NGTL provides photos of the area when the blocks are placed at this location.

Due date: 2019-10-04

Date closed: 2019-10-08
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 - Baptiste River

Date & time of visit: 2019-09-20 10:00

Discipline: Integrity Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

CER staff requested that NGTL submits the following:
- Final confirmation that the hydro-test was completed satisfactory
- Copy of the hydro-test results

Due date: 2019-10-31

Date closed: 2019-10-17
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