Regulatory Updates

September 10, 2020

Project Spotlight: Facility IMP

Elemental Compliance developed gas and liquid Facility Integrity Management Programs for an operator with over 20 jurisdictional facilities. Recently the gas program was audited by PHMSA […]
July 30, 2020
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Pipeline Valve Rule GPAC/LPAC Meeting

The Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee (GPAC) and the Liquid Pipeline Advisory Committee (LPAC) met last week to discuss the Amendments to 49 CFR Parts 192 and […]
June 19, 2020
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Mega Rule Part 1 Check-In

As the original deadline date looms closer operators might be asking themselves how well they are doing with process development and implementation of Part 1 of […]
June 9, 2020
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Underground Natural Gas Storage Facility Final Rule

If you are a natural gas operator, it is likely your regulatory focus is currently on development and implementation of Part 1 of the Gas Transmission […]
March 12, 2020

Mega Rule Part 1

How is your organization doing with tackling Part 1 of the Gas Transmission Rule: MAOP Reconfirmation, Expansion of Assessment Requirements, and Other Related Amendments, a.k.a the […]
October 9, 2019

COGCC HB 181 Flowline Rulemaking

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) published a new draft flowline rulemaking to meet House Bill (HB) 181 requirements. This rulemaking expands on the […]
October 1, 2019

Three New PHMSA Rules

The Federal Register will be publishing three new Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) rules on October 1, 2019. These rules include the much-anticipated natural […]
July 20, 2019

TX RRC Draft Pipeline Safety Changes

The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is drafting regulatory updates to the pipeline safety rule (Chapter 8) to address natural gas and hazardous liquid gathering lines […]
June 27, 2019
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June GPAC Meeting Blog

This week the Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee (GPAC) held its meeting on proposed Gas Gathering rulemaking, otherwise known as the third part of the “Mega Rule”. […]