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					U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration




                                    Pipeline Safety Update


         Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety
                      Administration

                                                                 Alan K. Mayberry, P.E.
                                     Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations
                                                                   September 19, 2011
U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration




                                    Overview
• What is a serious pipeline incident?
         – PHMSA defines a serious pipeline incident as an event
           involving a fatality or injury requiring in-patient
           hospitalization.
• How many serious pipeline incidents occur each year?
• What are the causes and consequences of serious pipeline
  incidents?
• How does PHMSA respond to serious pipeline incidents?
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration




                  PHMSA Response to Serious
                     Pipeline Incidents
• Operators must notify the National Response Center after
  discovery of an incident/accident.
• Depending on the information reported to NRC, PHMSA will
  initiate an onsite incident/accident investigation.
• Depending on the results of its investigation, PHMSA may
  also initiate an enforcement action
         – Corrective Action Order (particular pipeline facility
           hazardous to life, property, or the environment)
         – Safety Order (condition posing a pipeline integrity risk to
           public safety, property, or the environment)
         – Notice of Probable Violation
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 Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
 Safety Administration




               Recent High Profile Accidents
• Marshall, Michigan (Federally Regulated)
         – Major Crude Oil Spill Dramatically Impacted Several Communities in
           Michigan
• San Bruno, California (State Regulated)
         – Major tragedy – Unimaginable Proportions
• Allentown, Pennsylvania (State Regulated)
         – Major tragedy – causes still being investigated
• Excavation Damage Fatalities (State Regulated)
         – Texas, North Dakota, Georgia – to name a few
• Yellowstone River (Federally Regulated)
         – Significant Oil Spill near Billings, MT
• Bison Pipeline (Federally Regulated)
         – Newly constructed natural gas pipeline
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Safety Administration




                                     Marshall, MI
                                    Summer 2010
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration
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Safety Administration




                                     San Bruno, CA
                                    September 2010
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration
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Safety Administration
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Safety Administration




                                    Allentown, PA
                                    February 2011
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials
Safety Administration




Sharpened Focus on Pipeline Safety
• Transportation Secretary LaHood and PHMSA Administrator
  Quarterman while not ALARMED, are very CONCERNED
• Secretary LaHood Hosted a National Pipeline Safety Forum at
  DOT on April 18, 2011
         – Report to America on Pipeline Safety – 6 months
         – Legacy infrastructure: risk assessment driven major
           repair, rehabilitation, and replacement or requalification
• Public Workshops
• ANPRM: Hazardous Liquids, Gas
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Safety Administration




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