Join Troutman Sanders' Pipeline team as we discuss significant new rules finalized by the Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration that will impact both oil and gas pipelines and related facilities.
At a high level, this webinar will break down some of the most notable changes to PHMSA regulations and highlight other significant proposed rules, including:
New rules going into effect in 2020:
Implementation of the new gas rule (effective Jul. 1, 2020);
Implementation of the new liquid rule (effective Jul. 1, 2020);
Underground natural gas storage rule (effective Mar. 13, 2020).
Rulemakings on the horizon:
Proposed valve rule applicable to gas and liquid pipelines (published Feb. 6, 2020; comments due Apr. 6, 2020);
Other final gas rulemakings slated for publication in 2020 (gas gathering and gas transmission repair criteria, integrity management, and other amendments).