Category Archives: Pipeline Regulatory Compliance

As mentioned in a previous blog entry, the Southern Gas Association continues to have dialogue with its member companies about the potential opportunity to develop a Joint Industry Project (JIP) framework document for the development and implementation of Pipeline Safety … Continue reading

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DALLAS – In July of this year, the American Petroleum Institute announced the completion of a new pipeline safety management system (PSMS) recommended practice. Recommended Practice 1173 was built on the industry goal of zero incidents and was created with … Continue reading

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On January 27, 2015, the NTSB board met to discuss pipeline safety and associated integrity management programs. More information on this meeting (including presentations by acting chairman Christopher Hart) is available on the meeting web page. The meeting is available … Continue reading

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Our industry is changing. More and more of the SGA Member Companies now operate both natural gas and hazardous liquids pipelines in their portfolio. For this reason, the SGA created the workshop, Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Regulations for Gas Operators. The … Continue reading

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Based on feedback from several member companies, the SGA is moving forward with the development of a workshop entitled, “Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Regulations for Gas Operators” to assist pipeline operators in the understanding of 49 CFR Part 195 (“Liquids Safety … Continue reading

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On Wednesday, July 20, 2014, PHMSA posted to the Federal Register, a new notice regarding the National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) and a request for comments on the proposed changes (Docket No. PHMSA–2014–0092).

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The final draft Pipeline Safety Management System Recommended Practice, API 1173 (PSMS), is being balloted by API and ANSI for final approval and public comment. The final draft incorporates comments from the previous review and critique by safety management system … Continue reading

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This PHMSA Public Workshop on Pipeline Safety Management Systems will discuss an emerging Pipeline Safety Management Systems (PSMS) national consensus standard. The meeting will include participation from all major pipeline sectors, State and Federal regulators, the National Transportation Safety Board, … Continue reading

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Twenty-nine engineers and senior technicians attended the Integrity Management for Gas Transmission Pipelines Workshop May 21-23 at Kinder Morgan’s offices in Houston.

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Please see the latest Transmission Regulatory Compliance for events and activities in this space.

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