The Crude Oil Logistics Committee Established in 1993

Charter


MEMBERSHIP

To be a member of the Committee a company or other organization shall be the operator of one or more crude oil and/or segregated condensate delivery battery that submits Forms ‘A’ (or equivalent) forecasts to one or more downstream transportation facility operators, or of one or more gas plants that submits Forms ‘A’ (or equivalent) forecasts for segregated condensate to one or more downstream transportation facility operators, the operator of one or more heavy oil or synthetic oil production projects that submits Forms ‘A’ (or equivalent) forecasts to one or more downstream transportation facility operators or the operator of one or more crude oil upgrading projects that submits Forms ‘A’ (or equivalent) forecasts to one or more downstream transportation facility operators, the shipper of record of one or more crude oil and/or segregated condensate types on at least one western Canadian gathering or feeder pipeline or trunk line; the operator of at least one western Canadian gathering or gathering and feeder pipeline or trunk line or terminal or custom treater/ / cleaning plant; a Producer Association representing the interests of producers; or a government regulatory agency with jurisdiction over the movement of crude oil and/or segregated condensate.

For the purpose of this document, all subsidiary and affiliate companies in the Committee shall be considered as one company. Each member representative from the producer associations is deemed to represent his/her association, not his/her individual company.

Member requirements

When a company or other organization becomes a member of the Committee, the company or other organization representative(s) shall recognize that some time and effort shall be involved.

It is expected that each company or other organization representative shall:

  1. Use his/her own varied personal knowledge of the industry to assist in making decisions fair to all. Every attempt shall be made to refrain from letting specific biases unique to his/her own company or other organization dictate policy or procedure to all Committee members.
  2. Participate in as many meetings as is practicable. If, for some reason, a representative is unable to attend, he/she shall, on a best-efforts basis, send a suitable substitute to the meetings.
  3. Accept responsibility for any special assignments (such as Sub-committees and / or Working Group meetings, presentations, obtaining facilities for meetings, etc.) as deemed necessary by the Executive Chair.
  4. Review suggested changes to the crude oil logistical systems and present findings at Working Group or General Membership meetings.
  5. Submit any proposed change to the crude oil logistical system in writing to the Committee Executive Chair.

The financial requirements for the operation of the Committee, involving the hiring of the Administrative Manager and the formal communication process to all Committee members, shall be acquired from industry.

All expenses other than those relating to the Administrative Manager and the formal communication process shall be absorbed by the individual member companies or other organizations.

 
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