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Certificate 11712

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Transport
Canada
Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
Transports
Canada
Sécurité et sûreté

Direction générale du
transport des marchandises dangereuses
330, rue Sparks
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0N5

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SH 11712

Certificate Holder: Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: May 17, 2017

Expiry Date: November 30, 2019

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.,to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are UN1978, Propane, Class 2.1, in a manner that does not comply with Part 3 (Documentation) and Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are contained in means of containment that comply with Part 5 (Means of Containment) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(b) the means of containment containing the dangerous goods are designed, constructed, filled, closed, maintained, and secured on a skid mounted well site unit so that under normal conditions of transport including handling, there will be no accidental release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety;

(c) the means of containment have displayed on them a label and the other safety marks required in sections 4.10, 4.11, and 4.12 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11712

CONDITIONS

(d) the water capacity of each large means of containment does not exceed 454 L;

(e) the means of containment are transported in a storage compartment or cabinet, on which the safety marks required pursuant to Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, are displayed and visible at all times;

(f) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the certificate holder ensures that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate; and

(g) a paper or electronic copy of this Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods.

Note: The issuance of this Equivalency Certificate in no way reduces the certificate holder's responsibility to comply with any other requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air, the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and the Canadian Aviation Regulationsnot specifically addressed in this certificate.

Signature of Issuing Authority

_____________________________

David Lamarche P. Eng., ing.

Chief

Approvals and Special Regulatory Projects


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11712

(The following is for information purposes only and is not part of the certificate.)

Contact Person: Jaime Graham

Team Lead, Environment

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.

Suite 1920, 800 - 5th Ave SW

Calgary AB T2P 3T6

Telephone: 403-355-8350

Facsimile: 403-264-8136

E-mail: JGraham@bxe.com

Explanatory Note

The certificate holders frequently transport propane tanks and cylinders in storage compartments or skid mounted well site units to remote operating sites. Compliance with Part 3 (Documentation) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations is difficult as exact volumes of the dangerous goods within the tanks cannot accurately be determined, since there is no means to measure propane consumption. Moreover, the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations has redefined the term "small means of containment" to a capacity of 450 L or less. The certificate allows safety marks required on small means of containment to be displayed on means of containment that are 454 L or less.

Legend for Certificate Number

SH - Road, SR - Rail, SA - Air, SM - Marine

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal



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Date modified:
2017-06-19