49 CFR § 192.13 - What general requirements apply to pipelines regulated under this part?

§ 192.13 What general requirements apply to pipelines regulated under this part?
Link to an amendment published at 87 FR 52268, Aug. 24, 2022.

(a) No person may operate a segment of pipeline listed in the first column of paragraph (a)(3) of this section that is readied for service after the date in the second column, unless:

(1) The pipeline has been designed, installed, constructed, initially inspected, and initially tested in accordance with this part; or

(2) The pipeline qualifies for use under this part according to the requirements in § 192.14.

(3) The compliance deadlines are as follows:

Pipeline Date
(i) Offshore gathering pipeline July 31, 1977.
(ii) Regulated onshore gathering pipeline to which this part did not apply until April 14, 2006 March 15, 2007.
(iii) Regulated onshore gathering pipeline to which this part did not apply until May 16, 2022 May 16, 2023.
(iv) All other pipelines March 12, 1971.

(b) No person may operate a segment of pipeline listed in the first column of this paragraph (b) that is replaced, relocated, or otherwise changed after the date in the second column of this paragraph (b), unless the replacement, relocation or change has been made according to the requirements in this part.

Pipeline Date
(1) Offshore gathering pipeline July 31, 1977.
(2) Regulated onshore gathering pipeline to which this part did not apply until April 14, 2006 March 15, 2007.
(3) Regulated onshore gathering pipeline to which this part did not apply until May 16, 2022 May 16, 2023.
(4) All other pipelines November 12, 1970.

(c) Each operator shall maintain, modify as appropriate, and follow the plans, procedures, and programs that it is required to establish under this part.

[35 FR 13257, Aug. 19, 1970, as amended by Amdt. 192-27, 41 FR 34605, Aug. 16, 1976; Amdt. 192-30, 42 FR 60148, Nov. 25, 1977; Amdt. 192-102, 71 FR 13303, Mar. 15, 2006; Amdt. 192-129, 86 FR 63298, Nov. 15, 2021]