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Annotated Regulations

Pipeline Inspection Team

The Inspector Training and Qualifications Division (TQ) tracks amendments to pipeline safety regulations, which are in Parts 190-199 and 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). This information is intended for training purposes only and is not meant to be relied upon as a substitute for the official CFR or any other source of applicable regulatory requirements. Please refer to the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations for an official record of federal regulations.  

Pipeline Safety Regulations (Annotated)

Part 190

Includes all 49 CFR 190 related training documents about the Pipeline Safety Programs and Rulemaking Procedures.

Part 191

Includes all 49 CFR 191 related training documents about the Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline; Annual Reports, Incident Reports, and Safety-Related Condition Reports.

Part 192

Includes all 49 CFR 192 related training documents about the Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline: Minimum Federal Safety Standards.

Part 193

Includes all 49 CFR 193 related training documents about the Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities: Federal Safety Standards.

Part 194

Includes all 49 CFR 194 related training documents about the Response Plans for Onshore Oil Pipelines and 194.7 Operating restrictions and interim operating authorization.

Part 195

Includes all  49 CFR 195 related training documents about the Transportation of Hazardous Liquids by Pipeline.

Part 198

Includes all 49 CFR 198 related training documents about the regulations for grants to aid state pipeline safety programs.

Part 199

Includes all 49 CFR 199 related training documents about the drug and alcohol testing.

Part 40

Includes all 49 CFR 40 related training documents about the procedures for transportation workplace drug and alcohol testing programs.

Pipeline Safety Laws

The Norman Y. Mineta Research and Special Programs Improvement Act authorized the formation of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. 

Four statutes provide the framework for the Federal pipeline safety program.

Updated: Wednesday, June 28, 2017