WHAT NEW SAFETY REGULATIONS MEAN TO THE PIPE LINE INDUSTRY

What new safety regulations mean to the pipe line industry is disclosed in an interview with W.C. Jennings and J.C. Caldwell, Acting Director and Deputy Director of the U.S. Office of Pipeline Safety, respectively, now in its second year and authorized to set minimum safety standards and enforce federal regulations. Procedures for reporting pipe line failures became effective 2/9/70; these were published in the Federal Register 1/8/70. New liquids lines regulations issued 9/29/69 will become effective 4/1/70; these are in a new Part 195, Chapter I of Title 49--Transportation, Code of Federal Regulations. New regulations for gas transmission and distribution lines are to be published 8/12/70, and specific proposed rules will be published in sections for public comment during the coming weeks.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  USA  77001
  • Publication Date: 1970-2

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Pipeline safety
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Pipelines; Safety and Human Factors;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056106
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM