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Pipeline Rulemaking Implementation

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Office of Pipeline Safety, provides technical information on selected pipeline safety topics. This information is oriented primarily toward operators to provide information useful for complying with the pipeline safety regulations; however, all stakeholders may find this material informative. This site is updated as needed to reflect new developments or to include information pertinent to these topics.

Recent Rulemakings

Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: MAOP Reconfirmation, Expansion of Assessment Requirements, and Other Related Amendments, RIN 1, October 1, 2019

Requirement of Valve Installation and Minimum
Rupture Detection Standards, April 8, 2022
Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Gathering Pipelines: Extension of Reporting Requirements, Regulation of Large, High-Pressure Lines, and Other Related Amendments, RIN 3 November 15, 2021
Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: Repair Criteria, Integrity Management Improvements, Cathodic Protection, Management of Change, and Other Related Amendments, RIN 2, August 24, 2022 Safety of Gas Transmission Pipelines: MAOP Reconfirmation, Expansion of Assessment Requirements, and Other Related Amendments, RIN 1, October 1, 2019