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- Pipeline operators must participate in one-call programs. // American Gas;Mar1998, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p14
Reports on a rule issued by the Department of Transportation requiring operators of onshore pipelines to participate in one-call damage prevention systems if such systems exist in their areas of operation. Number of one-call systems operating as of March 1998; States selected to participate in...
- Operators, regulators Strive To Eliminate Gray Areas In New DOT Regulations For Liquids Lines. Killins, Joe // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jan2003, Vol. 230 Issue 1, p58
Examines the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations for hazardous liquid pipelines. Regulatory history; Gray areas in the regulations; Attempts to establish consistent national oversight.
- DOT Awards $1.9 Million For Pipeline Safety Research. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Oct2003, Vol. 230 Issue 10, p2
Announces the recipients of U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration's transaction agreements for government-industry research and development projects for the safety and reliability of pipelines. Southwest Research Institute; Edison Welding Institute;...
- Little public interest in (or opposition to) pipeline demonstration program. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Mar97, Vol. 224 Issue 3, p8
Reports on the concerns regarding the Department of Transportation's pipeline risk management demonstration program.
- Concern about the integrity of pipelines, a fast-growing dilemma was addressed June 20... // National Petroleum News;Aug94, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p9
Reports on the holding of a National Pipeline Safety Summit sponsored by the Transportation Department on June 20, 1994. Safety programs that were federally funded.
- Pipe exams short-changed. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/12/96, Vol. 236 Issue 6, p17
Confirms the mistake of underfunding the Department of Transportation's pipeline safety division. Inadequacy in the system for inspecting pipelines that carry petroleum products; Deficiency in the full implementation of safety regulations.
- Pipeline safety. // Chemical Week;9/20/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 10, p68
Reports on the collaboration between the US Department of Transportation's research branch and the chemical industry to develop a ranking for pipeline segments according to their relative risk of failure.
- Multi-Faceted Program Reduces Reportable Overpressure Incidents. Phillips, Bruce; Moreland, Gerald T. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jun2002, Vol. 229 Issue 6, p41
Focuses on the effect of integrating data analysis, safety devices and controller training on controlling surges in a pipeline system in the U.S. Fluctuations in flow or velocity; List of operational nuisances; Provisions of 49CFR195 and ANSI B31.4 implemented by the Department of...
- DOT pushes for qualifying operating & emergency pipeline personnel. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Dec94, Vol. 221 Issue 12, p8
Reports on the consideration by the US Department of Transportation of a proposal to implement requirements for the qualification of operating, maintenance and emergency response personnel for pipeline operations. Requirement of a training program for the purpose.