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Notice of Non-Compliance Details Attachment to Board Letter dated 9 March 2016

NNC# Location Finding/ Description of Deficiency Related Legal Affected Program Owner
Reference(s)

On a routine Integrity Program site inspection of Gas Plant ABC, conducted 15 March 2015, NEB inspectors noted a condensate storage OPR Section 40, CSA
tank that appeared to be extensively rusted and asked the company to provide records of the last inspections as per API 653 for the Z662-15, Clause The Company XYZ representative that will be responsible
3 Gas Plant ABC Above Ground Storage Tank (AGST) #16-321. Company XYZ representatives on site were unable to provide the inspection records and 10.9.2.1, API 653 for resolution of this NNC will be the Superintendent for
were unable to ascertain whether the tank had ever been inspected. NEB Inspection Officer #1993 issued a Notice of Non-Compliance Section 6 - Gas Plant ABC.
for this condensate storage tank. Inspection.

NEB inspectors were at Company XYZ's Meter Station #2 on 3 April 2015 to witness an excavation and repair of the below ground meter OPR Section 40, CSA
station piping. NEB inspectors noted that Company XYZ had a slop tank of approximately 10 cubic meters on site. NEB inspectors asked Z662-15, Clause The Company XYZ representative that will be responsible
6 Meter Station #2 Company XYZ representatives to inquire with the Company Integrity Departement as to the most recent inspections (monthy, external 10.9.2.1, API 653 for resolution of this NNC will be the Area Director of
and internal, as appropriate). Company representatives were unable to demonstrate that the above ground storage tank had been Section 6 - Operations for the Northern Region.
inspected as per the regulatory requirements. NEB Inspection Officer #1993 issued a Notice of Non-Compliance for this slop tank. Inspection.

NEB inspectors were at Company XYZ's Compressor Station #3 on 15 April 2015 to conduct a routine inspection of the facility. NEB
inspectors noted an above ground storage tank (AGST) on site, located on a raised earthen pad, that appeared to be excessively tilted. OPR Section 40, CSA The Company XYZ representative that will be responsible
9 Compressor On returning to the area office, company representatives were able to provide the most recent API 653 external and internal inspection Z662-15, Clause for resolution of this NNC will be the Area Director of
Station #3 10.9.2.1, API 653,
records, however, these records were not signed by an API 653 Authorized Inspector. NEB Inspection Officer #1993 issued a Notice of Appendix D. Operations for the Northern Region.
Non-Compliance for this AGST.

On a routine Integrity Program site inspection of Gas Plant XYZ, conducted 12 July 2015, NEB inspectors conducted a walk around of an
AGST and noted that this tank had four external cathodic protection (CP) test stations and an impressed current CP rectifier. On closer OPR Section 40, CSA The Company XYZ representative that will be responsible
12 Gas Plant XYZ inspection of the CP components, NEB inspectors noted that the rectifier was not operational at the time and that two of the test Z662-15, Clause for resolution of this NNC will be the Superintendent for
stations were in a state of disrepair (loose or disconnectied wires). Since it was not evident that the CP system was operational and that 10.9.2.1, API 651. Gas Plant XYZ.
routine testing of the CP pipe to soil potentials may not have been conducted, NEB Inspection Officer #1993 issued a Notice of Non-
Compliance for this AGST.
NNC Analysis Attachment to Board Letter dated 9 March 2016

Related Schedule "A" Describe how the proposed CAPAs addresses Summary of CAPA(s) / Desired End
NNC# Location Immediate/ Direct Cause(s) Basic / Root Cause(s) requirement(s) Corrective Action(s) Preventative Action(s) the deficiency(ies) Result (DER)

Company XYZ will review the inventory of all The Corrective Action will either serve to
Company XYZ will review all of its inspection records for of its AGSTs for Gas Plants, meter staions and locate the records of the API 653 inspections, Obtain records of inspection if done.
if they exist or undertake to have the Perform inspections if required.
Element v.: Establishing and the identified condensate tank at Gas Plant ABC to compressor stations and ensure that it has a inspections conducted if the tank had not Complete an inventory of all AGSTs.
ascertain whether inspections had been conducted as per complete and accurate compilation along
implementing a process for been inspected previously. The Preventative Ensure all AGSTs have been or will be
API 653. If the records indicate that the appropriate with the inspection histories. Company XYZ
Substandard Acts: Failure to Inadequate inspection inspecting and monitoring inspections have been conducted, Company XYZ will Action will ensure that the company has a
will examine the inspection data and ensure complete, inspected as per the regulations. The
#1 Gas Plant ABC follow procedures or company XYZ's activities and accurate and up to date inventory of overall DER is to ensure that all AGSTs in
and/or monitoring. provide the complete records to the NEB to verify that every AGST is in compliance with the
practices. facilities and for taking corrective compliance with API 653. If the records indicate that the its AGSTs along with the records of past the asset inventory for the Company
and preventive actions if requirements of API 653. If any AGSTs are inspections. This will ensure that all AGSTs meet the regulatory requirements in
appropriate inspections have not been conducted, then found to be deficient in the required
deficiencies are identified. within the asset inventory of Company XYZ terms of being inspected and the
Company XYZ will immediately schedule the required inspections, Company XYZ will immediately
inspections and provide evidence to the NEB. schedule the inspections and ensure that have been, or will be inspected per API 653 records exist as evidence of the
and be in compliance with the legal inspections.
they are carried out in an expedient manner.
requirements.

Element q.: Establishing and


implementing a process for Ensuring that Company XYZ has a records
generating, retaining records Company XYZ will critically review its records management Company XYZ will, by having a records
management system that includes all relevant The DER is to have a complete, accurate
Substandard Conditions: that document the system as it pertains to the generation and retention of management system that is complete,
Inadequate information or implementation of the and necessary records of inspection,
records for its AGST inspections as per API 653. Company accurate and up to date, ensure that it has all monitoring and fully functional records
and maintenance of its AGSTs as management system as it applies to all
data. management system and for XYZ will identify all deficiencies and implement changes to records of the inspections that are required per
API 653 will prevent similar occurrences of of the Company's AGSTs.
providing access to those who its records management system as are required. by API 653. this non-compliance for all assets.
require them in the course of
their duties.

Element h.: Establishing and


implementing a process for Company XYZ will ensure that all of the Ensuring that Company XYZ has identified all The DER is to have identified all of the
Inadequate awareness applicable legal requirements and industry applicable legal requirements and industry
identifying and monitoring Company XYZ will critically review its process for legal requirements and industry
and communication of standards have been incorporated into its standards as well as ensuring that these
safety / health / compliance with all legal identifying the legal requirements with respect to the Operations and Maintenance Manual, requirements have been included in its standards for AGSTs and to have
regulations or requirements that are applicable inspection, monitoring and maintenance of its AGSTs as Standard Operating Practices and any other operating practices and procedures will incorporated these requirements into
to Company XYZ in matters of required by OPR 99, CSA Z662-15 and API 653. the Company's work processes and
guidelines. relevant Work Scheduling processes for its prevent similar occurrences of this non-
safety, security and protection of procedures.
the environment. AGST inspections as per API 653. compliance for all of its AGTS assets.

Company XYZ will identify gaps in its


Element n.: Establishing and
Inadequate implementing a process for Company XYZ will critically review its communication communication processes and procedures Company XYZ will have a fully developed and The DER is to have a developed,
processes and procedures as they apply to ensuring that its that have contributed to the lack of implemented communication process and this established and implemented
communication of internal and external
employees and contractors are aware of and understand awareness and understanding of the legal process will have been fully applied to all communciations process as it relates to
standards or communication of information the legal requirements with respect to the inspection, requirements of the inspection requirements aspects of the inspection, monitoring and all requirements of the Company's
regulations. relating to safety, security and
monitoring and maintenance of its AGSTs. of its AGSTs and implement changes to maintenance of the AGSTs. AGSTs.
protection of the environment.
address these gaps.
CAP Schedule Attachment to Board Letter dated 9 March 2016

Quarterly Deliverables/ Commitments (to Date of filing Target date for CAP Rationale for CAP Schedule
be filed for approval) Completion