Application 1688970



The Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB/Board) had scheduled a public hearing of Application No. 1688970 (Application) at the Best Western Plus Denham Inn & Suites, 5207 – 50 Avenue, Leduc, Alberta, commencing on June 11, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. The ERCB received a request to hold a written hearing from all parties who made submissions according to the schedule in the Notice of Hearing. Therefore, the panel has decided to cancel the oral part of the proceeding and has agreed to use a written process for this proceeding.


Description of the Application
Mr. Douglas Hollands and Mrs. Dorothy Hollands (the Hollands) applied, pursuant to Section 33 of the Pipeline Act, for an order requiring Alberta Products Pipe Line Ltd. (APPL) to remove a portion of Lines 96 and 97 (Licence No. 7634) of its products pipeline. The pipeline transports low-vapour pressure products, including gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. The location of the portion proposed to be removed is in the northern half (N½) of the northwest quarter (NW) of Section 33, Township 49, Range 25, West of the 4th Meridian, adjacent to the City of Leduc, Alberta.


How to File a Submission
Any party intending to make submissions as part of the proceeding must file by 4:00 p.m., on or before the filing dates below.


June 11, 2013 Final date for a rebuttal to APPL’s filed submission from the Hollands.
June 18, 2013 Final date for written argument by interested parties.
June 21, 2013       Final date for written argument by the Hollands.


All written submissions must be sent in a PDF format that is tabbed, indexed, and page numbered with optical character recognition and bookmarks. Send your submission on CD, DVD, flash drive, or via e-mail to all parties and to


Mike Schuster, Application Coordinator
Applications Branch, Facilities Applications Group
Energy Resources Conservation Board
Suite 1000, 250 – 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R4


Applications for Confidentiality
Section 13 of the Energy Resources Conservation Board Rules of Practice requires that all documents and information filed in respect of this proceeding be placed on the public record. However, any party may apply for confidentiality of information under Section 13(2). Any application under Section 13(2) that is to be considered during a public hearing of the application must be copied to the other parties to the proceeding. Any application seeking confidentiality under Section 13 of the Rules of Practice must include the reasons for the request, including the specific harm that would result if the information were placed on the public record. The Board may grant a request for confidentiality on any terms it considers appropriate, subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Section 13 of the Rules of Practice is available on the ERCB website at


For information about ERCB procedures, contact


Applications Branch, Facilities Applications Group
Attention: Mike Schuster
Telephone: 403-297-6013


Issued at Calgary, Alberta, on June 6, 2013.


Patricia M. Johnston, Q.C., General Counsel