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Directive 026: Setback Requirements for Oil Effluent Pipelines 

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Release Date: September 22, 2005
Released with Bulletin 2005-29.

Purpose of this Directive

This directive introduces setback requirements in ID 81-03: Minimum Distance Requirements Separating New Sour Gas Facilities from Residential and Other Developments and Directive 056: Energy Development Applications and Schedules to new and existing oil effluent pipelines containing greater than 10 moles of (hydrogen sulphide (H2S) gas per kilomole of natural gas. Direction regarding H2S release volume calculation and level determination is also provided.

This directive must be consulted when filing Directive 056 pipeline licence applications for new construction and for amending existing oil effluent pipelines that would result in the conveyance of oil effluent containing greater than 10 moles of H2S gas per kilomole of natural gas. For Directive 056 application and participant involvement requirements, see Directive 056 Process Clarification for Oil Effluent Pipelines Containing Greater Than 10 Moles of H2S Gas per Kilomole of Natural Gas.