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Federal Enforcement Data

NUSTAR PIPELINE OPERATING PARTNERSHIP L.P.

(Operator ID:10012 - CURRENTLY ACTIVE OPID)

The reports below provide federal enforcement data since 2006. This information includes both a summary of and specific details pertaining to enforcement cases against this operator. Enforcement by PHMSA's partner State agencies are not included in these reports. Non-Enforcement Data for NUSTAR PIPELINE OPERATING PARTNERSHIP L.P..

Enforcement Actions

For more information on each enforcement type see the Enforcement Type Glossary

NUSTAR PIPELINE OPERATING PARTNERSHIP L.P. Federal Enforcement Cases
All Pipeline Systems (1): 2006-2019
2019 YTD 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 Total
Cases Initiated 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 10
Cases Resolved 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 13
Penalties Proposed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 72,500 112,000 0 0 0 38,000 0 222,500
Corrective Action Orders Issued 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Cases Initiated: These are the yearly total of civil administrative enforcement actions that PHMSA has brought against pipeline owners and operators. It does not reflect those cases which the agency has referred to other Federal officials for criminal prosecution, nor does it include more egregious civil cases that are referred to the U.S. Department of Justice for judicial enforcement. The table shows the total number of Corrective Action Orders, Notices of Probable Violations, Notices of Amendment, Warning Letters, and Notices of Proposed Safety Orders issued in a given year.

Cases Resolved: These are the yearly total of PHMSA actions taken to resolve the various types of enforcement actions against operators. This includes the number of Corrective Action Orders, Final Orders, Notices of Amendment, and Consent Orders that have either been closed or issued in a given year. When an enforcement action is shown as "closed", PHMSA has verified that all of the corrective actions have been successfully completed and that any inadequate procedures that were identified successfully addressed. Enforcement actions shown as "issued" mean that corrective actions have been established that are acceptable to PHMSA, and that civil penalty assessments have been finalized.

For more information on each enforcement type see the Enforcement Type Glossary.

NUSTAR PIPELINE OPERATING PARTNERSHIP L.P. Federal Enforcement Cases
All Pipeline Systems(1): 2006-2019
Case Number Date Opened Date Closed Type Subject PHMSA Region Status Proposed Penalty Assessed Penalty Collected Penalty Final Compliance Order
420185022W 10/23/18 10/23/18 Warning Letter Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
SOUTHWEST CLOSED $0 No
520176004W 02/10/17 02/10/17 Warning Letter Emergency Response Plans - Oil Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
320135024W 07/24/13 07/24/13 Warning Letter Public Awareness - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $0 No
320135023M 07/24/13 06/10/16 Notice of Amendment Public Awareness - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $0 No
320125004 02/14/12 04/08/14 Proposed Civil Penalty Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $72,500 $72,500 $72,500 No
320115005 04/21/11 07/09/13 Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Letter
Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Incident Reports - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $112,000 $101,200 $101,200 Yes
320085013 12/12/08 09/13/10 Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Letter
Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $0 Yes
320075002 02/08/07 02/10/11 Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Letter
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $38,000 $38,000 $38,000 Yes
320065042 10/05/06 02/08/11 Proposed Compliance Order Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $0 Yes
420065036M 09/13/06 11/08/06 Notice of Amendment Qualification of Pipeline Personnel - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
SOUTHWEST CLOSED $0 No
420055023M 06/16/05 03/30/06 Notice of Amendment Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Damage Prevention - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Design - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Fire Protection - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Pressure Testing - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Safety Condition Reports - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
SOUTHWEST CLOSED $0 No
320045023M 08/25/04 02/28/07 Notice of Amendment Integrity Management - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $0 No
320035010 03/13/03 03/20/06 Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Letter
Corrosion Control - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Operations and Maintenance - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Security - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
CENTRAL CLOSED $0 Yes
Totals        $222,500 $211,700 $211,700  

Sources

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

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