Skip to main content

NEB carries out emergency response exercise in British Columbia

Published by
World Pipelines,


On 20 September, the National Energy Board (NEB) took part in a full-scale emergency response exercise at Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby terminal in Burnaby (British Columbia, Canada) and at the Incident Command Post in Coquitlam.

The exercise is a requirement under a condition of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project approval and the National Energy Board Onshore Pipeline Regulations. The NEB requires that companies maintain an emergency management programme to effectively respond to an emergency that could adversely affect property, the environment, or the safety of workers or the public.

This exercise includes deployment of personnel with equipment to the exercise site, and tests the company’s ability to respond to an emergency and work effectively with first responders. NEB Inspection Officers were onsite at the Incident Command Post and at the Burnaby terminal to observe, evaluate and participate in the emergency response exercise. As with all full-scale emergency response exercises the NEB evaluates, the evaluation of the exercise will be posted on the NEB’s website within 90 days.

Assessment of the company’s capability to respond to an emergency, under realistic conditions, reflects one aspect of the NEB’s mandate to actively monitor compliance with regulatory requirements through the life of a project.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldpipelines.com/project-news/22092017/neb-carries-out-emergency-response-exercise-in-british-columbia/

You might also like

 Integrity Plus

[WEBINAR] How A Unique Geoprocessing Workflow Can Help You Conduct Risk Screenings for High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) Stray Current Corrosion

Join Integrity Plus for their live webinar and listen to their experts explain the benefits of New Century Software’s unique geoprocessing workflow for identifying the geometric parameters necessary to predict risk using ESRI ModelBuilder, search feature by route location routines and other ESRI ArcMap tools. Register for free today »

 
 
 

Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):


 

This article has been tagged under the following:

B.C. pipeline news Canada pipeline news NEB pipeline news