Request for Approval
(1)Before submitting a request for approval to construct, operate and retire a gas storage testing pipeline, the certificate holder must:
(a)Inform the Department of the proposed pipeline, including its diameter, length, location, capacity and maximum operating pressure; and
(b)Provide to the Department a map showing the location of the proposed pipeline.
(2)After receiving the information described in section (1) of this rule, the Department must confer with the certificate holder about the Council substantive standards and information requirements that might apply to the proposed pipeline and any extraordinary circumstances that might affect the time requirements for completing the approval process. Within 7 days after conferring with the certificate holder, the Department must send a letter to the certificate holder that includes the following:
(a)Identification of the Council substantive standards that are applicable to the request for approval of the proposed pipeline;
(b)Identification of the information requirements that are applicable to the request for approval of the proposed pipeline;
(c)The time requirements for the approval process, if different from the time requirements described in OAR 345-027-0530.
(3)The certificate holder must submit to the Department a written request for approval to construct, operate and retire a gas storage testing pipeline with the fee required by the fee schedule established under ORS 469.441 (Justification of fees charged). The certificate holder must submit two printed copies of the request, and an electronic version of the full request in a non-copy-protected electronic format acceptable to the Department. The certificate holder must provide additional printed copies to the Department upon request and copies or access to copies to any person requesting copies.
(4)In a request for approval, the certificate holder must include:
(a)The name and mailing address of the certificate holder and the name, mailing address, email address and phone number of the individual responsible for submitting the request;
(b)A description of the purpose and operation of the proposed pipeline and a discussion of whether the use of the gas storage testing pipeline for reservoir testing or maintenance will require an increase in the compression available in the Council certified facility to which the proposed pipeline would connect in addition to the compression that is permitted under the site certificate;
(c)Identification of the Council certified facility to which the proposed pipeline would connect;
(d)A description of the proposed pipeline, including its diameter, length, location, capacity and maximum operating pressure;
(e)A map showing the location of the proposed pipeline;
(f)A list of the names and mailing addresses of all owners of record, as shown on the most recent property tax assessment role, of property where the proposed pipeline is located and within 500 feet of that property;
(g)The information that the Department has identified in the letter described in section (2) of this rule; and
(h)Any other information that the Department requests as needed to make the findings described in the applicable standards.
Rule 345-027-0220 — Request for Approval,