For Karen

Report
Pipeline Safety and Efficiency
Ivan Huntoon
Focus: Pipeline
Safety
• Safe and reliable pipelines are vital to
America’s economy
• OPS and State partners share the
responsibility
• Focus will be shifting to our State partners
– GIMP, DIMP, CRM
– ROW Encroachment
– Damage Prevention
• OPS provides funding and personnel support
Pipeline Incidents Involving
Death or Major Injury (1988-2009
100
90
Trendline (-10% every 3 years)
80
70
60
Targets
50
43 42
40 38
40
30
20
10
0
1988
1990
1992
1994
1996
1998
2000
2002
2004
PHMSA Incident data, as of Aug. 28, 2008
2006
2008
(p)
Pipeline Incidents Involving Death/Injury
By Sector, 1988-2008 (projected
80
60
Hazardous
Liquid (9%)
40
20
0
Gas
Transmission
(13%)
Gas
Distribution
(78%)
Source: DOT/PHMSA Incident Data as of Jan. 5, 2009
Pipeline Incidents Caused by
Corrosion or Excavation (2002-2009)
250
64
200
42
34
150
100
31
130
38
50
119
112
37
40
50
66
32
44
29
Gas
Distribution
46
99
107
94
50
80
Gas
Transmission
Haz Liquid
0
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008(p)
2009
PHMSA Incident data, as of Aug. 28, 2008
Pipeline Safety
Reauthorization
• Reauthorization expected in 2010
• Pending Regulations
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–
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Low Stress
One Rule
DIMP
CRM
ANPRM Damage Prevention
Standards Incorporated by Reference (IBF)
• Regulatory Agenda will be driven by:
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12 open PIPES Act mandates
14 open NTSB Recommendations (requested closure on 2)
2 GAO Recommendations
3 OIG Recommendations
Low Stress & Damage Prevention ANPRM
Low Stress
• 2006 PIPES Act:
– Mandate 4 Regulations low stress pipelines
Damage Prevention ANPRM
• 2006 PIPES Act:
– Mandate 2 Damage prevention
DIMP
• 2006 PIPES Act:
– Mandate 9 Integrity management standard for distribution
pipelines & excess flow valve (EFV) installation
• NTSB Open Recommendations:
– P-98-02 Plastic pipe susceptible to cracking
– P-01-02 Excess flow valve installation
• OIG SC2004064 Recommendation A 03:
– DIMP regulation requirement
• OIG AV2006003 Recommendation A 05:
– NTSB P-01-02 EFV installation requirement
State Partners
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States need to be engaged
DIMP – States will play a pivotal role
PHMSA is working to increase funding
State funds should remain constant not to be
displaced with reimbursable federal funds
• PHMSA is working to change funding streams
to advance fund a portion
Moving Forward
• Safe pipelines are needed to transport US
energy
• Pipeline safety is a joint responsibility
• New regulations will be published to improve
pipeline safety
• OPS will be engaged and will support our
state partners
Thank you
Enjoy the
Traverse City Area !!!

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