The Crude Oil Logistics Committee Established in 1993

Forecasting Procedures - Section 6


Verification of Initial Supply

6.1 To Points of Disposition

Each feeder pipeline or facility directly connected to one or more extra provincial pipeline(s) and or one or more IPL upstream western Canadian refinery(ies) in Alberta and Saskatchewan shall inform:

Each extra provincial pipeline of:

  • Total verified nominations for disposition from their feeder pipeline or facility to the individual extra provincial pipeline along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper.

The Crude Oil Logistics Committee Administrative Office of:

  • Total verified nominations for disposition from their feeder pipeline or facility to all receiving locations along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper;
  • Total verified nominations for disposition from their feeder pipeline or facility to each receiving extra provincial pipeline along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper;
  • Total verified nominations for disposition from their feeder pipeline or facility to each individual IPL upstream western Canadian refinery in Alberta and Saskatchewan by crude stream, by shipper.
  • All battery requests for increases to capability that do not materialize to a level of at least 95% of the new requested additional capability.

Each trunk line shall inform:

the Crude Oil Logistics Committee Administrative Office of:

  • Full details of initial notices of shipment for all shippers by stream, by crude type, by inlet point, by shipper.
  • Full details of actuals volume receipts for all shippers by stream, by crude type, by inlet point, by shipper.

The Crude Oil Logistics Committee Administrative Office shall inform:

the Crude Oil General Membership of:

  • Total verified nominations for disposition from all feeder pipelines and other connected facilities to each of the extra provincial pipelines along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report shall not be feeder pipeline or connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • Total of initial notices of shipment to each of the extra provincial pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will not be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total of actuals volume receipts to each of the extra provincial pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will not be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total verified nominations for disposition from each of the feeder pipelines and other connected facilities, including Interprovincial Pipe Lines Inc. to all of the IPL upstream western Canadian refineries in Alberta and Saskatchewan along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report will not be individual refinery specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • Total of actual volume deliveries from each of the feeder pipelines and other connected facilities, including Interprovincial Pipe Lines Inc. to all of the IPL upstream western Canadian refineries in Alberta and Saskatchewan by crude stream, by shipper. This report will not be individual refinery specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • All unresolved issues between delivery batteries, truck terminals and cleaning plants and downstream pipelines or other facilities in which requests for increased capability were granted, the oil failed to show up at least to the required 95% level and the downstream receiving facility operator and the Committee Administrative Office do not accept the explanation given for the shortfall. This report will only be producer specific. It will not be battery, field or well specific.

the Alberta Department of Energy of:

  • Total verified nominations for disposition from all intra-Alberta feeder pipelines and other connected facilities to each of the extra provincial pipelines along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • Total of initial notices of shipment to each of the extra provincial pipelines for intra-Alberta feeder pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total of actuals volume receipts to each of the extra provincial pipelines for intra-Alberta pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total verified nominations for disposition from each of the intra-Alberta feeder pipelines and other connected facilities, including Interprovincial Pipe Lines Inc. to all of the IPL upstream western Canadian refineries in Alberta along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be individual refinery specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • Total of actual volume deliveries from each of the intra-Alberta feeder pipelines and other connected facilities, including Interprovincial Pipe Lines Inc. to all of the IPL upstream western Canadian refineries in Alberta by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be individual refinery specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • All unresolved issues between delivery batteries, truck terminals and cleaning plants and downstream pipelines or other facilities within Alberta in which requests for increased capability were granted, the oil failed to show up at least to the required 95% level and the downstream receiving facility operator and the Committee Administrative Office do not accept the explanation given for the shortfall. This report will be battery, field and well specific.

Saskatchewan Energy & Mines of:

  • Total verified nominations for disposition from all intra-Saskatchewan feeder pipelines and other connected facilities to each of the extra provincial pipelines along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • Total of initial notices of shipment to each of the extra provincial pipelines for intra-Saskatchewan feeder pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total of actuals volume receipts to each of the extra provincial pipelines for intra-Saskatchewan pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total verified nominations for disposition from each of the intra-Saskatchewan feeder pipelines and other connected facilities, including Interprovincial Pipe Lines Inc. to all of the IPL upstream western Canadian refineries in Saskatchewan along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be individual refinery specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • Total of actual volume deliveries from each of the intra-Saskatchewan feeder pipelines and other connected facilities, including Interprovincial Pipe Lines Inc. to all of the IPL upstream western Canadian refineries in Saskatchewan by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be individual refinery specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • All unresolved issues between delivery batteries, truck terminals and cleaning plants and downstream pipelines or other facilities within Saskatchewan in which requests for increased capability were granted, the oil failed to show up at least to the required 95% level and the downstream receiving facility operator and the Committee Administrative Office do not accept the explanation given for the shortfall. This report will be battery, field and well specific.

the appropriate government agency in Manitoba of:

  • Total verified nominations for disposition from all intra-Manitoba feeder pipelines and other connected facilities to each of the extra provincial pipelines along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports. total of initial notices of shipment to each of the extra provincial pipelines for intra-Manitoba feeder pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total of actuals volume receipts to each of the extra provincial pipelines for intra-Manitoba pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • All unresolved issues between delivery batteries, truck terminals and cleaning plants and downstream pipelines or other facilities within Manitoba in which requests for increased capability were granted, the oil failed to show up at least to the required 95% level and the downstream receiving facility operator and the Committee Administrative Office do not accept the explanation given for the shortfall. This report will be battery, field and well specific.

the National Energy Board of:

  • Total verified nominations for disposition from all National Energy Board regulated inter-provincial feeder pipelines and other connected facilities to each of the extra provincial pipelines along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • Total of initial notices of shipment to each of the extra provincial pipelines for National Energy Board regulated inter-provincial feeder pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total of actual volume receipts to each of the extra provincial pipelines for National Energy Board regulated inter-provincial pipelines by crude type, by shipper. This report will be feeder pipeline or other connected facility specific. This report will be sourced from extra provincial pipeline reports.
  • Total verified nominations for disposition from each of the National Energy Board regulated inter-provincial feeder pipelines and other connected facilities, and Interprovincial Pipe Lines Inc. to all of the IPL upstream western Canadian refineries in Alberta and Saskatchewan along with the verified ownership by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be individual refinery specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • Total of actual volume deliveries from each of the National Energy Board regulated inter-provincial feeder pipelines and other connected facilities, including Interprovincial Pipe Lines Inc. to all of the IPL upstream western Canadian refineries in Saskatchewan by crude stream, by shipper. This report will be individual refinery specific. This report will be sourced from feeder pipeline or other connected facility reports.
  • All unresolved issues between delivery batteries, truck terminals and cleaning plants and downstream pipelines or other facilities within western Canada in which requests for increased capability were granted, the oil failed to show up at least to the required 95% level and the downstream receiving facility operator and the Committee Administrative Office do not accept the explanation given for the shortfall. This report will be battery, field and well specific.
  • Where a battery fails to achieve at least 95% of a requested increase to its capability, the Committee Administrative Office may request from the battery operator copies of supporting government reports for wells detailed in the original request and supporting information for inventories detailed in the original request. Where production from these wells and/or volumes from these inventories has failed to meet at least 95% of forecast, the feeder pipeline, Committee membership and the appropriate government agency shall be notified of such shortfall. The feeder pipeline shall use this information to develop its own credibility rating for battery operators to be applied to future requests for increases to capability.

6.2 Government Agency Monitoring

The Committee Administrative Office shall provide the appropriate provincial and/or federal government agencies with monthly reports as set forth in Section 6.1, above.

Each of the government agencies mentioned in Section 6.1 are the applicable regulators for the various individual feeder pipelines and may direct, from time to time, the Committee Administrative Office to redirect reports to other appropriate government agencies within their individual jurisdiction.

The government agencies shall review such reports and, either of their own volition or in response to a complaint may review the verification practices of one or more of the feeder pipelines under their jurisdiction. Through discussions and, where required, government intervention, the government agencies shall ensure that feeder pipeline operators are able to exercise their responsibilities as set forth in these procedures and any amendments thereto.

Government agencies may be asked, from time to time, to deal directly with parties who, through a history of activities appear to be thwarting the forecasting/nominating procedures. It is anticipated that the government agencies may wish to discuss among themselves what parties are causing problems.

 
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