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ROCKIES EXPRESS PIPELINE LLC

Case CPF 320121004

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Case Summary 
Operator ROCKIES EXPRESS PIPELINE LLC
Case Number 320121004
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Subject(s) Construction - Gas Pipelines
Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Welding - Gas Pipelines
Region Central
Date Opened 06/15/12
Status CLOSED
Proposed Civil Penalty $641,900
Assessed Civil Penalty $577,067
Collected Civil Penalty $577,067
Basis for penalty reduction Operator provided additional evidence
Consent Order Date 11/02/12
Date Closed 04/18/14

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.

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NameSizeNotes
fileglyph320121004_Closure_04182014.pdf 92 KB scanned version
fileglyph320121004_Closure_04182014_text.pdf 22 KB accessible version
fileglyph320121004_Consent Agreement and Order_11022012.pdf 3,253 KB scanned version
fileglyph320121004_Consent Agreement and Order_11022012_text.pdf 26 KB accessible version
fileglyph320121004_NOPV PCP_06152012.pdf 2,075 KB scanned version
fileglyph320121004_NOPV PCP_06152012_text.pdf 80 KB accessible 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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