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APPENDIX C Data-Gathering Sessions Committee for a Study of Pipeline Transportation of Diluted Bitumen First Meeting July 23–24, 2012 Washington, D.C. July 23 9:45 a.m. Briefing by study sponsor, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Linda Daugherty, Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy and Programs Alan Mayberry, Deputy Associate Administrator of Field Operations Jeffery Gilliam, Senior Engineer and Project Manager • Origins and scope of study • Overview of PHMSA’s regulatory program • Agency data sources and technical reports • Additional background 11:30 a.m. Overview of relevant industry consensus standards and state of the practice in detecting, preventing, and mitigating internal corrosion of oil pipelines Oliver Moghissi, President, National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), and Director, DNV Columbus, Inc. 122

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Data-Gathering Sessions 123 1:00 p.m. Alberta Innovates report, Comparison of Corrosivity of Dilbit and Conventional Crude John Zhou, Alberta Innovates, Energy and Environment Solutions Harry Tsaprailis, Alberta Innovates, Technology Futures 1:45 p.m. Industry associations Peter Lidiak, Director, Pipelines, American Petroleum Institute 2:30 p.m. Operator experiences—Enbridge Pipelines, Inc. Scott Ironside, Director, Integrity Programs 3:30 p.m. Operator experiences—TransCanada Corporation Bruce Dupuis, Program Manager, Liquid Pipeline Integrity Jenny Been, Corrosion Specialist, Pipe Integrity 4:15 p.m. Concerns raised in Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report Anthony Swift, Attorney, International Program, NRDC 5:00 p.m. General discussion 5:45 p.m. Adjournment July 24 9:35 a.m. National Energy Board (NEB)—Overview of Regulatory, Data, and Technical Activities Iain Colquhoun, Chief Engineer, NEB 10:15 a.m. Standard and Non-Standard Methodologies to Evaluate Crude Oil Corrosivity Under Pipeline Operating Conditions Sankara Papavinasam, Senior Research Scientist, Canmet­MATERIALS 11:00 a.m. Public forum 12:15 p.m. Adjournment

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124 Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines Subcommittee Meeting October 9, 2012 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 8:40 a.m. Introductions: Enbridge Pipelines, Inc.; TransCanada; Inter Pipeline; Kinder Morgan; Crude Quality, Inc. 9:30 a.m. Experience with diluted bitumen quality and cleanliness when entering the pipeline system 10:45 a.m. Pipeline control and operations: diluted bitumen versus conventional crude oils 12:30 p.m. Integrity knowledge of pipelines: Findings from inspecting pipelines in high consequence areas for anomalies 1:30 p.m. Other presentations 3:00 p.m. Tour of Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY laboratory Second Committee Meeting October 23, 2012 Washington, D.C. 10:50 a.m. Overview of pipeline equipment, field operations, control center, leak detection, maintenance, regulation, and economics Thomas Miesner, Pipeline Knowledge and Development 1:30 p.m. Background on crude oils and diluted bitumen Harry Giles, Executive Director, Crude Oil Quality Association Randy Segato, Suncor Energy Andre Lemieux, Canadian Crude Quality Technical Association 2:30 p.m. Diluted bitumen: Chemical and physical properties Heather Dettman, Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY

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Data-Gathering Sessions 125 3:30 p.m. Evidence from pipeline incident reporting systems PHMSA data: Jeffery Gilliam and Blaine Keener, PHMSA Pipeline Performance Tracking System: Peter Lidiak, American Petroleum Institute, and Cheryl Trench, Allegro Energy Consulting 4:30 p.m. Overview of PHMSA supplemental regulatory authorities to mitigate risk Jeffery Gilliam, PHMSA 5:00 p.m. Adjournment Third Committee Meeting January 31, 2013 Washington, D.C. 10:30 a.m. Summary of NACE conference proceedings on heavy oil and corrosion Sankara Papavinasam, Senior Research Scientist, Natural Resources Canada, CanmetMATERIALS 11:15 a.m. Operational experience transporting heavy crude oils by pipeline in California Art Diefenbach, Vice President of Engineering, Westpac Energy 1:00 p.m. Overview of federal hazardous liquid pipeline regulatory approach Jeffrey Wiese and Jeffery Gilliam, PHMSA 2:00 p.m. Changing patterns of crude oil supply and demand Geoffrey Houlton, Senior Director, Global Crude Oil Market Analysis, IHS Global Insight 3:00 p.m. Adjournment