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Interpretation Response #PI-75-038

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Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date: 07-28-1975
Company Name: Tennessee Public Service Commission    Individual Name: John Searcy
Location state: TN    Country: US

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Response text:

July 28, 1975

Mr. John Searcy
Engineering Division
Tennessee Public Service Commission
Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, Tennessee 37219

Dear Mr. Searcy:

The following is in response to your numbered inquiries of July 1, 1975:

  1. Yes.
  2. Yes, Section 192.619(c) applies subject to the requirements of Section 192.621.
  3. For a steel or plastic high-pressure distribution system, the maximum allowable operating pressure is governed by Section 192.619, subject to the applicable limitation of Section 192.621. Under these requirements, a person may not operate a pipeline at a pressure permitted by Section 192.619(c) if that pressure would exceed the applicable limitation of Section 192.621.


Cesar DeLeon
Acting Director
Office of Pipeline Safety

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
§ 192.619 Maximum allowable operating pressure: Steel or plastic pipelines