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PLAINS PIPELINE, L.P.

Case CPF 520155019

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 PIPELINE, L.P.
Case Number 520155019
Case Type Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Item
Subject(s) Emergency Response - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Integrity Management - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Pressure Testing - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Qualification of Pipeline Personnel - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Region Western
Date Opened 09/11/15
Status CLOSED
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 09/21/17
Date Closed 09/21/17

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
fileglyph520155019_Correction to Operator Response_10262015.pdf 35 KB scanned version
fileglyph520155019_Final Order_09212017.pdf 1,530 KB scanned version
fileglyph520155019_Final Order_09212017_text.pdf 102 KB accessible version
fileglyph520155019_NOPV PCO_09112015.pdf 148 KB scanned version
fileglyph520155019_NOPV PCO_09112015_text.pdf 28 KB accessible version
fileglyph520155019_Operator Response to Notice_10122015.pdf (Note: Large File) 25,151 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 February 5, 2018.

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