On November 8, 2012, PHMSA Administrator Cynthia Quarterman addressed the AOPL- API Leadership meeting in Washington, DC. Notably, Ms. Quarterman mentioned the following PHMSA priorities, among others, (1) draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for hazardous liquid pipelines (expected later this month); (2) review of leak detection and valve studies required by the 2012 amendments to the Pipeline Safety Act and comments received on the same (comment period closed in late October); and (3) refinement of the Agency’s integrity management regulations, referred to as “IMP 2.0” (expected in 2013). Click here for the prepared statement.