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The new 2017 Operations & Engineering Webinar Series starts Monday, January 30. The SGA team used member feedback and partnered with industry leaders to curate this year’s topics and agenda. This series of 10 LIVE web conferences promotes the discussion, learning and knowledge … Continue reading

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The SGA Pipeline Safety Council met November 11.  Below are some high level notes. Update on an innovative leak detection system that uses cavity ring-down spectroscopy to detect methane and one operator’s experience with the technology. -         Other pipeline operators … 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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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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TD Williamson has issued a recall notice on their Leak Repair Clamp (LRC). To learn more visit TD Williamson’s recall web page. http://lrc.tdwilliamson.com/   In addition, PHMSA also issued an advisory Bulletin on the recall notice: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-08-28/html/2013-20910.htm  

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Guidance and More Information Needed before Using Risk-Based Reassessment Intervals The Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 directed the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to examine the results of these baseline assessments and reassessments and the … Continue reading

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There is no doubt that compliance is a big part of our industry.  Pipeline Safety & Integrity is a cornerstone of that with ensuring a safe mode of transportation for our country.  The SGA is proud to play a part … Continue reading

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PHMSA issued an advisory bulletin on January 30, 2013 to outline the specific timeframe operators should notify the National Response Center following a pipeline accident. This advisory bulletin is in result of a requirement in the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and … Continue reading

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This forum will bring together damage prevention stakeholders, including facility owners, excavators, state and local government officials and other key stakeholders, to discuss exemptions in state one-call programs. March 14, 2013 West Palm Beach FL  Learn more -  This meeting will … Continue reading

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