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  1. DOT proposes extending low-pressure oil pipeline rules

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Sep 2006

    The US Department of Transportation has proposed stiffened safety requirements, including cleaning and continuous monitoring, for more than 1,200 miles of crude

  2. US GAO says Pipeline Safety Fund accounting needs retooling

    Online Articles

    Thu, 3 May 2001

    Online Staff WASHINGTON, DC, May 3 -- The General Accounting Office this week told Congress that the US Department of Transportation 's Research and Special Programs Administration should revamp the way it calculates the budget of a sister

  3. OPS issues proposed integrity management rule

    Online Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 2003

    Feb. 3 -- In a proposal the gas pipeline industry sees as the "most significant" in 3 decades, the US Department of Transportation 's Office of Pipeline Safety is seeking public comment on a rule designed to identify the best methods for

  4. Industry, regulators work to build US crude pipelines right

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    well as inadequate operator inspection and general construction practices. Findings led to conference The US Department of Transportation agency met with operators constructing pipelines to discuss issues its inspectors found. It also tried to

  5. Utah's crude transportation options include Uinta Express project

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    presentation to a state legislature Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations subcommittee, Utah Department of Transportation Program Development Director Cory Pope said the Uinta basin produces about 70% of the state's oil and gas

  6. Study: Bakken no greater transport risk than other light crudes

    Online Articles

    Tue, 5 Aug 2014

    on Bakken crude properties previously reported by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers and the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration ( OGJ Online, May 15, 2014 ). All of these data combined

  7. Study: Bakken no greater transport risk than other light crudes

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Aug 2014

    on Bakken crude properties previously reported by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers and the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (OGJ Online, May 15, 2014). All of these data combined

  8. GAO report links changed US refining outlook to main causes

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    continued. GAO partly traced that decline to two federal regulations: the US Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation ’s coordinated fuel economy and greenhouse gas vehicle emission standards, as well as EPA's Renewable Fuel

  9. Bakken crude within rail car safety design standards, AFPM study says

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 May 2014

    within pressure, flashpoint, boiling point, and corrosivity standards for use in rail cars approved by the US Department of Transportation , AFPM said in announcing its findings on May 15. It said the report is based on a survey of AFPM members

  10. FRA to propose requiring two-member crews on trains carrying crude

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    FRA) plans to propose requiring trains transporting crude oil to have at least two crew members, the US Department of Transportation agency announced. It said it also intends to propose a train securement rule and recommend a rulemaking on

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