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  1. OPS issues proposed integrity management rule

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    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

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

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    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

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

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    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

  4. Workshops planned on offshore voluntary near-miss reporting system

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    Mon, 31 Mar 2014

    Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement announced in a Mar. 31 Federal Register notice . BSEE and the US Department of Transportation ’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics signed an interagency agreement to development the system in November

  5. DOT emergency order covers Bakken crude transportation by rail

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    Mon, 10 Mar 2014

    The US Department of Transportation issued an emergency order requiring shippers to test Bakken crude oil to ensure it is properly classified before being transported

  6. DOT emergency order covers Bakken crude transportation by rail

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    Wed, 26 Feb 2014

    The US Department of Transportation issued an emergency order requiring shippers to test Bakken crude oil to ensure it is properly classified before being transported

  7. US, Canadian transportation boards want tougher oil-by-rail rules

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    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

    Federal Railroad Administration and the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration—the two US Department of Transportation agencies that oversee rail transportation safety—would require railroads to expand hazardous materials route

  8. Wyden, Rockefeller request crude oil transportation examination

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    Mon, 20 Jan 2014

    safety requirements evaluated and updated to ensure they adequately address the risks of carrying crude. The US Department of Transportation 's rule implementing a rail risk reduction program that was signed into law in 2008 also needs to be finalized

  9. Lagging pipelines create US gulf light sweet crude glut

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    Mon, 3 Mar 2014

    question. Industry responses suggest the current fleet will largely be replaced with approved and updated Department of Transportation (DOT) 111A tank cars during the next 2 years. These updated tank cars have thicker tanks and more robust

  10. Tesoro Logistics to restart North Dakota crude pipeline

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    Fri, 1 Nov 2013

    which was removed and sent to an independent laboratory for further study, the pipeline operator said. The US Department of Transportation agency issued the order Oct. 31. PHMSA ordered THPP to perform frequent aerial and ground inspections and

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