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Directive 077: Pipelines – Requirements and Reference Tools

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Release Date: December 22, 2011
Released with Bulletin 2011-37.

Purpose of this Directive

This directive integrates several AER directives, informational letters, interpretive documents, and reference tools related to pipelines into one document, and supplements the Pipeline Act, Pipeline Regulation, and Canadian Standard Association’s (CSA) Z662-15: Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems. The intent is to provide a single source of information for easy access and to enable timelier updating.

Part A sets out requirements and provides references to related existing standards and regulations.

Part B includes reference tools on specific topics to assist industry in meeting pipeline requirements and understanding various processes.

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