Government of New Brunswick


A pipeline licence authorizes an applicant to operate a pipeline to transport oil, gas or minerals. Certain types of pipeline installations, such as those wholly located within the property of a plant may be exempted from the requirement to apply for a licence.

Does not apply to pipelines for which there is in force a certificate or an order exempting the pipeline under the National energy Board Act.(Canada)


Any company wishing to operate a pipeline must be a corporation, partnership or limited partnership authorized by the Province to carry on a business in the Province.

Must submit to random EUB inspection.


An application for a licence must be made to the Energy and Utilities Board including information as required by legislation. The Board will fix a proceeding for deciding the application.

No renewal fee but there is an annual admin fee payable to EUB.


Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
Application for a licence250.00
Amendment of a licence 100.00
Application for registering a change of name of the licensee 50.00
Contact Information Email Location
Saint John