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PLAINS MARKETING, L.P.

Case CPF 220166003

This report lists key information pertaining to a particular enforcement case (1). For cases initiated after January 1, 2007, electronic files of PHMSA's initial notice letter, the operator's initial response letter (if any), and PHMSA's Final Order (if an Order is issued) are provided. PHMSA only issues Final Orders in certain situations. For example, Final Orders are not issued for Warning Letters and most Notices of Amendment.

Case Summary 
Operator PLAINS MARKETING, L.P.
Case Number 220166003
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Item
Subject(s) Construction - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Pressure Testing - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Qualification of Pipeline Personnel - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Region Southern
Date Opened 08/12/16
Status CLOSED
Proposed Civil Penalty $47,500
Assessed Civil Penalty $47,400
Collected Civil Penalty $47,400
Basis for penalty reduction Operator provided additional evidence
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 05/10/18
Date Closed 06/08/18

The Response Options for Pipeline Operators in Compliance Proceedings provides a more detailed description of an operator's options in responding to enforcement cases. This document accompanies all NOPV and NOA letters. The document linked here is the current version. The corresponding document at the time the case was opened may differ from the current version.

The set of documents provided here may be incomplete.

NameSizeNotes
fileglyph220166003_Closure Letter_06082018.pdf 128 KB scanned version
fileglyph220166003_Closure Letter_06082018_text.pdf 69 KB accessible version
fileglyph220166003_Final Order_05102018.pdf 2,969 KB scanned version
fileglyph220166003_Final Order_05102018_text.pdf 140 KB accessible version
fileglyph220166003_NOPV PCP PCO_08122016.pdf 1,123 KB scanned version
fileglyph220166003_NOPV PCP PCO_08122016_text.pdf 129 KB accessible version
fileglyph220166003_Operator Response to Notice_11112016.pdf 1,192 KB scanned version

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Sources

  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) for the Pipeline Safety Enforcement Tracking System as of November 29, 2019.

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