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STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA PUBLIC SERVICE COM

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Andeavor Field Services LLC
Case No. PU-18-72
8” & 6” NGL Pipelines – McKenzie, Billings, Stark
Siting Application
NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR HEARING
December 1, 2021
The Commission’s June 13, 2018, Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Order (Order) in Case No. PU-18-72 issued Certificate of Corridor Compatibility Nos. 205, 206 and 207, and Route Permit Nos. 215, 216, and 217 to Andeavor Field Services LLC (Andeavor) for the location of a natural gas liquids pipeline approximately 17-miles long in McKenzie County; for a natural gas liquids pipeline approximately 22-miles long in Billings and Stark Counties, and for four liquids product pipelines, each approximately 5 miles long, in Stark and Billings Counties, North Dakota (the Project).
On November 19, 2021, Andeavor filed with the Commission a consolidated combined application requesting that the Commission amend its June 13, 2018, Order and issue amended Certificate of Corridor Compatibility Nos. 205, 206 and 207, and Route Permit Nos. 215, 216, and 217 to Andeavor designating the corridors and routes for the Project to match the corridors and routes for the Project as it was physically constructed.
Andeavor also requests a waiver of the hearing requirement and proceed by virtue of the Commission’s notice of opportunity for hearing procedure.
The issues in the application for waiver of procedures and time schedules are:
1. Are the proposed facilities of such length, design, location, or purpose that they will produce minimal adverse effects and that adherence to applicable procedures and time schedules may be waived?
2. Is it appropriate for the Commission to waive any procedures and time schedules as requested in the application?
The issues in the consolidated combined application for amended certificates of corridor compatibility and amended route permits are:
1. Will the location and operation of the proposed facilities produce minimal adverse effects on the environment and upon the well-being of the citizens of North Dakota?
2. Are the proposed facilities compatible with the environmental preservation and the efficient use of resources?
3. Will the proposed facility’s locations minimize adverse human and environmental impact while ensuring continuing system reliability and integrity and ensuring that energy needs are met and fulfilled in an orderly and timely fashion?
Those interested are invited to comment on the application in writing. Persons desiring a hearing must file a written request identifying their interest in the proceeding and the reasons for requesting a hearing. Comments and requests for hearing must be received by January 6, 2022. If deemed appropriate, the Commission can determine the matter without a hearing.
For more information contact the Public Service Commission, State Capitol, Bismarck, North Dakota 58505, 701-328-2400; or Relay North Dakota, 1-800-366-6888 TTY. If you require any auxiliary aids or services, such as readers, signers, or Braille materials, please notify the Commission at least 24 hours in advance.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Randy Christmann, Commissioner
Julie Fedorchak, Chair
Brian Kroshus, Commissioner
(Dec. 8, 2021) 11387