860-024-0020 - Gas Pipeline Safety

860-024-0020. Gas Pipeline Safety

Every gas operator must construct, operate, and maintain natural gas and other gas facilities in compliance with the standards prescribed by:

(1) 49 CFR, Part 191, and amendments through No. 25 - Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline; Annual Reports and Incident Reports in effect on March 24, 2017.

(2) 49 CFR, Part 192, and amendments through No. 123 - Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline; Minimum Safety Standards in effect on April 14, 2017.

(3) 49 CFR, Part 192, Interim Final Rule and incorporated by reference American Petroleum Institute (API) Recommended Practices 1171; in effect 1/18/2017.

(4) 49 CFR, Part 199, and amendments through No. 27 - Control of Drug and Alcohol Use in Natural Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas, and Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Operations in effect on March 24, 2017.

(5) 49 CFR, Part 40, and amendments through No. 29 - Procedure for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs in effect on October 3, 2012.

(PUC 164, f. 4-18-74, ef. 5-11-74 (Order No. 74-307); PUC 172, f. & ef. 1-14-76 (Order No. 76-036); PUC 180, f. 4-8-77, ef. 5-1-77 (Order No. 77-232); PUC 2-1978, f. & ef. 3-16-78 (Order No. 78-158); PUC 6-1980, f. & ef. 10-22-80 (Order No. 80-777); PUC 3-1981, f. & ef. 6-4-81 (Order No. 81-361); PUC 12-1984, f. & ef. 6-5-84 (Order No. 84-424); PUC 18-1984, f. & ef. 9-4-84 (Order No. 84-685); PUC 4-1986, f. & ef. 5-5-86 (Order No. 86-456); PUC 11-1987, f. & ef. 10-8-87 (Order No. 87-861); PUC 16-1989, f. & cert. ef. 11-22-89 (Order No. 89-1529); PUC 8-1992, f. & cert. ef. 5-13-92 (Order No. 92-618 & 92-677); PUC 14-1994, f. & cert. ef. 10-20-94 (Order No. 94-1533); PUC 9-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-28-98; PUC 19-1998, f. & cert. ef. 11-18-98; PUC 22-2003, f. & cert. ef. 11-28-03; PUC 3-2005, f. & cert. ef. 6-3-05; PUC 9-2007, f. & cert. ef. 9-10-07; PUC 5-2009, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-09; PUC 2-2011, f. & cert. ef. 5-4-11; PUC 4-2013, f. & cert. ef. 5-30-13; PUC 3-2016, f. & cert. ef. 5-17-16; PUC 4-2019, amend filed 05/10/2019, effective 5/10/2019)

Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 183, 756, 757

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 757.039

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