PHMSA MEGA RULE COMPLIANCE

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New Federal Regulations Add More Than 400,000 Miles of “Gas Gathering” Pipelines Under Federal Oversight” US Department of Transportation (USDOT, Nov 2021

  • With new federal regulations on pipelines across the country set in place by PHMSA (Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration), thousands of miles of pipe 8” in diameter or larger are being called into an inspection to fit these new guidelines. Pipeline systems need to be reviewed as a whole and as individual pieces, and a logic-based consistent decision process is paramount to comply with federal regulations, to be reclassed, to be divested, or to be abandoned.