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Federal Enforcement Data

GAS TRANSMISSION NORTHWEST LLC

(Operator ID:15014 - 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 GAS TRANSMISSION NORTHWEST LLC.

Enforcement Actions

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

GAS TRANSMISSION NORTHWEST LLC 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 4 2 14
Cases Resolved 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 2 1 5 1 15
Penalties Proposed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,000 2,000
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.

GAS TRANSMISSION NORTHWEST LLC 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
520191006W 01/23/19 01/23/19 Warning Letter Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Integrity Management - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
Pipeline Component Design - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520151006W 06/05/15 06/05/15 Warning Letter Integrity Management - Gas Pipelines
Operations - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520121012W 05/17/12 05/17/12 Warning Letter Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520121004W 02/21/12 08/16/13 Warning Letter Pipeline Component Design - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520111009W 11/01/11 11/01/11 Warning Letter Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520101005 09/21/10 05/27/11 Proposed Compliance Order Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 Yes
520081004 01/11/08 10/01/09 Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Letter
Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 Yes
520081003M 01/09/08 03/03/08 Notice of Amendment Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
Welding - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520071013W 10/03/07 10/03/07 Warning Letter Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520070018W 04/26/07 04/26/07 Warning Letter Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520070015W 04/20/07 04/20/07 Warning Letter Emergency Response - Gas Pipelines
Operations - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520070016M 04/20/07 06/16/07 Notice of Amendment Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520061012W 06/15/06 06/15/06 Warning Letter Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 No
520061011 06/15/06 11/24/09 Proposed Civil Penalty
Warning Letter
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Gas Pipelines
Welding - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 No
520030006 05/29/03 05/03/07 Letter of Concern
Proposed Compliance Order
Warning Letter

Corrosion Control - Gas Pipelines
Maintenance - Gas Pipelines
WESTERN CLOSED $0 Yes
Totals        $2,000 $2,000 $2,000  

Sources

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

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