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Pipeline Regulatory Compliance

Natural Gas Pipeline Regulatory Compliance Services

Natural gas pipelines are regulated according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Pipeline Safety Regulations Part 191 and Part 192. These regulations and requirements can be a daunting task for anyone not familiar with operating "jurisdictional" pipeline facilities. Or maybe you have the expertise in-house, but it is more cost effective to outsource these responsibilities to Douglas Pipeline.

Here are some of the regulatory compliance services Douglas Pipeline provides as Operator of Record:   

  • DOT compliant operator qualification program
  • Emergency plans
  • Operation & maintenance plans
  • Integrity management programs
  • Public awareness plans - baseline and supplemental activities, measurement of effectiveness
  • Representation for audits with pipeline inspectors
  • Operator qualification training
  • Class location surveys
  • HCA analysis
  • PHMSA filings and reportings
  • GIS mapping
  • DOT phmsa jurisdictional determination
  • Utility line locating and excavation watches
  • Right-of-way maintenance