FINAL RULE: PHMSA is revising the Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations applicable to most newly constructed and entirely replaced onshore gas transmission, Type A gas gathering, and hazardous liquid pipelines with diameters of 6 inches or greater. This final rule establishes requirements for rupture-mitigation valve spacing, maintenance and inspection, and risk analysis. The effective date of […]

Mandatory Inspections 2022

Mandatory Inspections 2022 – Are you prepared? The Pipes Act of 2020, Section 114, contains new self-executing mandate requiring operators to update their inspection and maintenance plans to address eliminating hazardous leaks and minimizing releases of natural gas from their pipeline facilities. The new requirements apply to all operators of all regulated pipeline facilities, including […]