The Crude Oil Logistics Committee Established in 1993

Charter


GLOSSARY OF TERMS

APMCAlberta Petroleum Marketing Commission is the crude oil marketing arm of the Alberta Department of Energy.
AERAlberta Energy Regulator. An agency of the Alberta Department of Energy that regulates both aspects of production and pipeline transportation of crude oil and condensate.
Absentee VoteA vote cast by a Committee Member who is unable to attend a General Membership meeting and/or request to vote on a Business Decision. This must be delivered in writing to the Executive Chair and/or Administrative Manager, by the Committee member, at or before any Working Group or General Membership meeting.
Business DecisionRelates to all decisions except for those decisions regarding the Charter of Operations and Forecasting Procedures..
CAPPCanadian Association of Petroleum Producers is an industry association representing oil and gas producers and integrated energy companies.
Cleaning PlantThird party operated plant that removes water and other contaminants from crude oil. Called Custom Treater in Alberta.
CommitteeCrude Oil Logistics Committee. Formed by industry for the purpose of establishing generally accepted guidelines in managing the logistics for crude oil and condensate from battery gate to trunk line or local market.
ContractorAn incorporated individual or a company hired to provide specified Committee Administrative management services.
Custom TreaterThird party operated plant that removes water and other contaminants from crude oil. Called Cleaning Plant in all jurisdictions except Alberta.
Delivery BatteryLocation from which clean marketable quality crude oil or segregated condensate is delivered to a pipeline or clean oil truck terminal for furtherance to market.
DispositionDelivery from a transportation facility of clean marketable quality crude oil or segregated condensate.
EPACExplorers and Producers Association of Canada is an industry association representing oil and gas producers and integrated energy companies.
Feeder PipelinePipeline that delivers crude oil and/or condensate to a local market, to a Pipeline Terminal connected to Trunk Line or to a Trunk Line.
Form 'A'A document reflecting the forecast of clean marketable quality crude oil or segregated condensate, prepared by the Delivery Battery operator and combined and moved forward by each downstream facility operator. Reports the volume that the operator expects to deliver to a downstream facility in a specified month along with projected Shipper ownership splits.
Gas PlantA facility at which marketable quality segregated condensate is extracted from natural gas liquids and is delivered to a pipeline or a truck terminal connected to a pipeline for furtherance to market.
Gathering PipelinePipeline that delivers crude oil and/or condensate to a Feeder Pipeline.
ITCIndustry Technical Committee is the industry body that has the final approval on all budgetary submissions from the COLC.
NEBNational Energy Board is a federal agency that regulates international and interprovincial pipelines and related facilities.
Pipeline TerminalFacility for storing and transferring crude oil and/or condensate between pipelines.
ProducerCompany owning facilities for recovery of crude oil and or condensate.
Producer AssociationsAssociations such as CAPP and EPAC.
ReceiptVolume delivered into a transportation facility of clean marketable quality crude oil or segregated condensate.
Regulatory AgenciesGovernment segments responsible for creating and enforcing approved operating criteria for the production and/or transportation of energy resources.
SMESaskatchewan Ministry of Economy is the regulator for energy resources production and transportation in Saskatchewan.
ShipperA company that owns clean marketable crude oil and/or segregated condensate as it enters and/or leaves a pipeline.
Sub-committeeA standing committee of representatives from the general membership and Executive that are assigned tasks based on their definition. As noted in Committee Structure.
Term of ReferenceDescribes the objective, structure, principles, roles & responsibilities, meeting schedule, and milestones of the project(s) in either the Education Sub-committee or Operations Sub-committee.
Truck TerminalFacility for storing and transferring crude oil and/or condensate between trucks and pipelines.
Trunk LinePipeline that transports crude oil and/or condensate from feeder pipelines, pipeline terminals and/or refineries to downstream markets.
Working GroupCommittees that are developed for a specific term and task.
 
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