18 CFR 157.53 - Testing.

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§ 157.53 Testing.
(a) Construction and operation of facilities necessary to render direct natural gas service for use in the testing and purging of new natural gas pipeline facilities are exempted from the certificate requirements of section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act, when the construction and operation of such facilities are conducted in accordance with paragraph (b) of this section.
(b) Operations undertaken to render direct natural gas service shall be terminated upon the completion of the purging or testing of the pipeline facilities. Persons undertaking any construction or operation of facilities or service under this section shall file an original and two copies of an annual statement, by February 1 of each year, describing their activities hereunder.
[43 FR 56544, Dec. 1, 1978, as amended at 60 FR 53065, Oct. 11, 1995]

Title 18 published on 2013-04-01

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  • 2014-02-05; vol. 79 # 24 - Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 6808 - Natural Gas Pipelines; Project Cost and Annual Limits
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective February 5, 2014 and establishes cost limits applicable from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.
      18 CFR Part 157

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Title 18 published on 2013-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 18 CFR 157 after this date.

  • 2014-02-05; vol. 79 # 24 - Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 6808 - Natural Gas Pipelines; Project Cost and Annual Limits
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective February 5, 2014 and establishes cost limits applicable from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.
      18 CFR Part 157