May 2014, Vol. 241, No. 5

Features

PHMSA Shifts Emphasis Toward Preventing Highest Risk Events

Pipeline integrity management is a hot topic. Pipeline failures, while statistically rare, can be catastrophic and have captured attention as never before. Risk tolerance for pipeline failures from existing pipelines is very low, and getting lower. Federal, state and local agencies are focusing on pipeline integrity, and numerous pipeline safety advocacy groups are well organized and well informed – demanding ever-higher levels of performance. The pipeline industry operates a lot of legacy pipe that was designed and built before the advent of federal pipeline safety regulations – some of those pipelines have few, perhaps no original records. Even modern pipes are s

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the PGJ archives per month. $199 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the PGJ Archive, access to all special reports, special focus supplements and more. $1,395 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

 

 

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}