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Pipeliner Library

Library Documents

DIMP Inspection Form, large operators, (5/12/2011)

DIMP Inspection Form, master meter & LPG operators, (5/12/2011)

Control Room Management FAQs, draft, 2/1/2011, (2/24/2011)

PHMSA Public Awarenss Program Effectiveness Inspection Form 21 (Rev.0) November 18, 2010 (1/9/2011)

TSA Pipeline Security Guidelines, December 2010 (1/9/2011)

GAO Report: Pipeline Security. Review of TSA programs (1/9/2011)

Pipeline Safety and Security: Federal Programs (1/9/2011)

Integrity Management Enforcement Guidance (6/9/2010)

Part 192 Corrosion Enforcement Guidance (6/9/2010)

Part 195 Corrosion Enforcement Guidance (6/9/2010)

Part 192 Operations and Maintenance Subparts L and M Guidance (6/9/2010)

Part 195 Operations and Maintenance Subpart F Guidance (6/9/2010)

Gas IM Protocols with Guidance, 1/1/2008, (6/9/2010)

Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases, Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems, Proposed Rule (4/12/2010)

Guidelines for Integrity Assessment of Cased Pipe for Gas Transmission Pipelines in HCAs (3/15/2010)

FAQs - Guidelines for Integrity Assessment of Cased Pipe Using ECDA (3/15/2010)

PHMSA Report on Mechanical Damages to Pipelines, (added 4/30/2009)

Texas Railroad Commission report on Compression Type Couplings, (added 3/4/2008)

6 CFR Part 27 - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Department of Homeland Security, (added 11/30/2007)

Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement, and Safety Act of 2006, passed House (12/6/06), Senate (12/07/06)

Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement, and Safety Act of 2006, added 9/27/06

Pipeline Safety and Reliability Improvement Act of 2006, Draft Legislative Language, added 6/30/2006

Final Report on Excess Flow Valves - US DOT/PHMSA (PDF file, added 2/10/06)

Transportation Security Improvement Act Of 2005, Committee Report, (PDF, added 3/3/06)

Transportation Security Improvement Act Of 2005, Complete text of bill S 1052,(PDF, added 3/3/06)

Public Law 107-355, Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002.

Summary of HR 3609.

Title 49 USC 601, Safety. The US Code governing pipeline safety, recently amended by PL 107-355 (see link above).

Title 49 USC 61, One Call Notification Programs. The US Code governing one call notification, recently amended by PL 107-355.

Semi Annual Regulatory Agenda, June 28, 2004 Semi annual report of rulemaking activties for the Department of Transportation.

Research and Special Programs Reorganization Act. Creation of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

General Accounting Office Reports

GAO Report, Pipeline Safety and Security. (PDF file)

National Transportation Safety Board Reports

El Paso Natural Gas/Carlsbad, NM - natural gas pipeline rupture and fire. Interviews and inspections.

Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture and Fire near Carlsbad, New Mexico, August 19, 2000. Final report released by NTSB, adopted February 11, 2003. (PDF file)

Pipeline Accident Report, PAR 01-01, Natural Gas Explosion and Fire in South Riding, VA, July 7, 1998 (PDF file)

Pipeline Accident Report, PAR 04-01, Rupture of Enbridge Pipeline and Release of Crude Oil near Cohasset, Minnesota, July 4, 2002 (PDF file)

Office of Pipeline Safety Documents(PDF files)

Draft Final Regulatory Evaluation. Pipeline Integrity Management in High Consequence Areas - (Gas Transmission Pipelines) - Docket RSPA-00-7666

Operator Qualification: Protocols for Compliance Inspection Process, April 15, 2003. OPS inspection form for Operator Qualification

Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee Meeting. Transcript of meeting on March 25, 2003.

Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards and Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Joint Committee Meeting. Transcript of meeting on March 26, 2003.

Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards and Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Joint Committee Meeting. Transcript of meeting on March 27, 2003.

Gas Integrity Management Rule, 49 CFR 192 Subpart O, pre-release on December 12, 2003. (The Final Rule is expected to be published in the Federal Register on December 15, 2003).

Low Frequency ERW and Lap Welded Longitudinal Seam Evaluation Integrity Management Program, Final Report, released December 24, 2003.

Analysis of Facility Response Plan Review Findings, Initial Submission Period, 1993-1997 (49 CFR 194) (9 mb)

Summary of Public Comments and Recommended Decisions for the Finalization of 49 CFR 194 (8 mb)

A Benefit Cost Analysis of the National Transportation Safety Board's Safety Recommendation P-01-2. See PAR 01-01 for complete accident report and safety recommendations. (PDF files)

Pipeline Operator Public Education Programs:
Report on the Results of Operator Self-Assessments
Required In Response to the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002

Stress Corrosion Cracking Report (click for report, PDF format)
Draft of study conducted by OPS, open for public comment. Click here to go to summary and comments page.

National Pipeline Mapping System, Standards for Pipeline, Liquefied Natural Gas and Breakout Tank Farm Operator Submissions, October 2004

Gas Integrity Management Protocols, DRAFT, Rev. 0, 9/28/04

Transportation Research Board (TRB) report titled "Transmission Pipelines and Land Use: A Risk-Informed Approach"

OPS Implementation Plan for Transmission Pipelines and Land Use, added 6/30/2006

Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Integrity Management Protocols, Dec. 31, 2004. (PDF file)
Protocol cross reference (2003 to 2004) (PDF file)
Original 2003 Protocols (PDF File)

Final Regulatory Evaluation, Public Awareness Programs for Hazardous LIquid and Gas PIpe Operators. (PDF file)

Assuring the Integrity of Gas Distribution Pipeline Systems, OPS Report to Congress (PDF file)

Summary of September 21, 2005 PHMSA/OPS Public Meeting on Distribution Integrity Management (PDF file, added 10/20/05)

Draft Regulatory Evaluation, Regulated Natural Gas Lines, (PDF file, added 10/24/05)

Damage Prevention Documents

Colorado Annual Damage Prevention Report (PDF file, added 2/10/2006)

McCain Hearing Documents, October 9, 2003

Statement Of Samuel G. Bonasso, P.E.
Acting Administrator
Research And Special Programs Administration

PowerPoint presentation accompanying statement of Samuel G. Bonasso, P.E. (pdf format)