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Archived Pipeline Rulemakings: 1973-1976

Pipeline Rulemakings from 1973-1976
FR DateRule NameDocket NumberRulemaking ActionRulemaking PhaseCitation Link
12/30/1976Transportation of natural and other gas by Pipeline Federal minimum standards; Line markers for Mains and Transmission linesOPS-18final ruleFR41 FR 56807
12/30/1976Pipeline Occupational Safety and Health Standards; Advance notice of proposed rulemakingOPSO-39advance notice of proposed rulemakingANPRM41 FR 56834
10/28/1976Transportation of liquids by pipeline; Offshore pipeline facilitiesOPS-30final ruleFR41 FR 47252
10/21/1976Transportation of natural and other gas and hazardous liquids by pipeline; Longitidinal Seams in Pipe bends.OPSO-38notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM41 FR 46463
9/30/1976Transportation of Liquids by Pipeline; Offshore pipeline facilities; correctionOPSO-35final ruleFR41 FR 43152
9/27/1976Transportation of natural gas and other gas by pipeline; Metal alloy fittings in plastic pipeOPSO-37notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM41 FR 42221
9/16/1976Transportation of liquids by pipeline Minimum Federal Standards; Offshore pipeline facilities CorrectionOPS-30final rule correctionFR41 FR 39752
8/16/1976Transportation of liquids by pipeline Minimum Federal Standards; Offshore pipeline facilitiesOPS-30final rule response to petition for reconsiderationFR 41 FR 34598
8/12/1976Transportation of Liquids by Pipeline; Offshore pipeline facilities; correctionOPSO-35final ruleFR41 FR 34035
6/24/1976Transportation of Liquids by Pipeline; Bending limitationsOPS-23final ruleFR41 FR 26016
6/11/1976Transportation of natural and other gas by Pipeline; Caulked bell and spigot jointsOPSO-36final ruleFR41 FR 23679
3/31/1976Transportation of natural and other gas and liquids by Pipeline; Incorporation by ReferenceOPSO-34final ruleFR41 FR 13589
3/31/1976Transportation of natural and other gas by pipeline Minimum Federal Safety Standards; Emergency PlansOPS-32final ruleFR41 FR 13586
3/31/1976Transportation of natural and other gas by pipeline:  Protecting cast-iron pipelinesOPS-33final ruleFR41 FR 13588
3/31/1976Transportation of natural and other gas and liquids by Pipeline; Incorporation by ReferenceOPSO-34notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM41 FR 13589
11/13/1975Transportation of natural and other gas by pipeline; Caulked bell and spigot jointsOPSO-36notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM40 FR  52855
10/6/1975Transportation of liquids by pipeline; Offshore pipeline facilitiesOPS-30notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM41 FR 45192
9/23/1975Transportation of Liquids by Pipeline; Offshore pipeline facilities; correctionOPSO-35notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM40 FR 43740
7/29/1975Establishment of Materials Transportation Bureau & Rulemaking ProceduresMTB-1direct final ruleDFR40 FR 31767
6/27/1975Part 192-Transportation of natural and other gas by Pipeline Minimum Federal Standards 
 
Part 195-Transportation of Liquids by Pipeline:  Welding Requirements
OPS-25Adirect final ruleDFR40 FR 27222
6/27/1975Transportation of natural and other gas by pipeline:  Protecting cast-iron pipelinesOPS-33notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM40 FR 27244
6/6/1975Transportation of natural and other gas by Pipeline Minimum Federal Standards; Qualification of pipe transported by railroadOPS-26final rule correctionFR40 FR 24361
5/9/1975Transporation of natural and other gas by pipeline minimum Federal standards; Odorization of gas in transmission linesOPS-24final ruleFR40 FR 20279
3/27/1975Transportation of natural and other gas by Pipeline; Line Markers for mains and transmission linesOPS-18final ruleFR40 FR 13502
3/26/1975Transportation of natural and other gas by pipeline Minimum Federal Safety Standards; Emergency PlansOPS-32notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM40 FR 13317
3/6/1975Transportation of natural and other gas by pipeline Federal Minimum Standards; Qualification for use of plastic pipeOPS-27final ruleFR40 FR 10471
3/5/1975Transportation of Natural and other gas and liquids by Pipeline; Welding RequirementsOPS-25final ruleFR40 FR 10181
2/26/1975Transportation of natural and other gas by Pipeline Minimum Federal Standards; Qualification of pipe transported by railroadOPS-26final rule correctionFR40 FR 8188
2/11/1975Transportation of natural and other gas by Pipeline Minimum Federal Standards; Qualification of pipe transported by railroadOPS-26final ruleFR40 FR 6345
12/31/1974Minimum Federal Safety Standards for Gas Pipelines O&M requirements, Odorazation of Gas in Transmission LinesOPS-3Efinal rule-extension of IFR effective date for certain StatesFR39 FR 45253
11/5/1974Offshore pipeline facilities; Extension of Comment PeriodOPS-30advance notice of proposed rulemaking-extension of comment periodANPRM39 FR 39048
11/5/1974Definition of gathering line; extension of comment periodOPS-31notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM39 FR 39048
9/26/1974Offshore pipeline facilities; Proposed StandardsOPS-30advance notice of proposed rulemakingANPRM39 FR 34568
9/26/1974Transporatation of natural and other gas by pipeline: Definition of gathering linesOPS-31notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM39 FR 34569
7/30/1974Transportation of Natural and other gas and liquids by Pipeline; Welding RequirementsOPS-25notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM39 FR 27589
6/28/1974Recommendations by NTSBOPS-29advance notice of proposed rulemakingANPRM39 FR 24027
6/4/1974Transportation of liquid by pipeline; Movement of pipelines containing liquified gasesHM-6Bfinal ruleFR39 FR 19780
4/22/1974Transportation of Natural and other gas and liquids by Pipeline; Welding RequirementsOPS-25notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM39 FR 14220
4/22/1974Transportation of natural and other gas by pipeline Federal Minimum Standards; Qualification for use of plastic pipeOPS-27notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM39 FR 14218
2/19/1974Pipe transported by railroad; Qualification for UseOPS-26notice of proposed rulemakingNPRM40 FR 6126
5/9/1975 Gas in Transmission Lines; Odorization RequirementsOPS-24Interim Final RuleIFR38 FR 22044
12/28/1973Minimum  Federal Safety Standards for Gas Pipelines Odorization of Gas; Request for additional CommentsOPS-3Efinal rule-extension of IFR time frameFR38 FR 35471
8/6/1973Transportation of Liquids by Pipeline; Bending limitationsOPS-23advance notice of proposed rulemaking extension of comment periodANPRM38 FR 21182
6/7/1973Transportation of natural gas and other gas by pipeline Minimum Federal Standards; Odorization of gas in transmission linesOPS-3Einterim final ruleIFR38 FR 14943
6/7/1973Transportation of Liquids by Pipeline; Bending limitationsOPS-23advance notice of proposed rulemakingANPRM38 FR 14969
4/10/1973Transportation of natural and other gas by Pipeline Minimum Federal Standards:  Definition of a Service LineOPS-9final ruleFR38 FR 9083
3/16/1973Transportation of liquid by pipeline; Telephonic accident reportsHM6-Cfinal ruleFR38 FR 7121
2/22/1973Transportation of natural and other gas by pipeline Minimum Federal Standards; Qualification for PipeOPS-15final ruleFR38 FR 4760
1/31/1973Part 195 Transportation of liquids by Pipeline:  Change of Authority Regarding Safety of Liquid PipelinesOPS-22final ruleFR38 FR 2977
Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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