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  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

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

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 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

  2. 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

  3. DOT emergency order covers Bakken crude transportation by rail

    Article

    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

  4. DOT emergency order covers Bakken crude transportation by rail

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Article

    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

  6. Wyden, Rockefeller request crude oil transportation examination

    Article

    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

  7. Tesoro Logistics to restart North Dakota crude pipeline

    Online Articles

    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

  8. DOT agencies issue supplemental crude transport-by-rail advisory

    Article

    Mon, 9 Dec 2013

    Two US Department of Transportation agencies jointly issued a supplemental safety advisory covering unintended movement of freight trains carrying crude oil and other

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