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  1. DOT proposes new rules for transporting crude oil by rail

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    and would be subject to lower speed limits, routing risk assessments, and other new requirements under new US Department of Transportation regulatory proposals . DOT also proposed phasing out older DOT-111 tank cars for moving Bakken crude and

  2. DOT proposes new rules for transporting crude by rail

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    and would be subject to lower speed limits, routing risk assessments, and other new requirements under new US Department of Transportation regulatory proposals. DOT also proposed phasing out older DOT—111 tank cars for moving Bakken crude and

  1. Pipeline safety successes, challenges detailed to Congress

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jul 2004

    The US Department of Transportation Inspector General recently told two congressional committees that the Office of Pipeline Safety is making considerable progress

  2. New directions in federal pipeline safety program promote continuous improvement

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Jan 2005

    taken by the Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) in the Research and Special Programs Administration of the US Department of Transportation has important implications for the inspections process, pipeline operators, and the OPS. Understanding

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    Thu, 15 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 conducted

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

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Apr 2014

    Administration (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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