Additional proposed revisions to natural gas reporting forms signal that PHMSA continues to rely on this data to analyze operator performance metrics and inform future rulemakings.  By notice issued on November 27, 2013, the Agency responded to comments on revisions to several natural gas reporting forms that it proposed in June (see prior posting

On February 13, 2013, PHMSA published a notice of its intent to revise the gas distribution annual report (PHMSA F7100.1–1). PHMSA received comments in response to that notice from the American Gas Association and the American Public Gas Association.  In today’s notice, PHMSA responds to the comments by: (a) revising Part A, Section 7 of

PHMSA proposed to revise the Annual Report for Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Systems, PHMSA Form 7000-1.1, to implement the following changes (1) remove sections that provide limited value; (2) obtain additional information on a by-state basis (specifically corrosion protection and miles of electric resistance welded (ERW) pipe); (3) improve information collection on mileage of older pipe

Due to the significant changes to the gas transmission and gathering annual report, recently approved by the Office of Management and Budget, PHMSA extended the filing deadline for calendar year 2012 data from March 5, 2013 to June 15, 2013. 78 Fed. Reg. 5866 (Jan. 28, 2013). PHMSA also reminds operators to validate their

In response to NTSB Recommendations and the 2012 amendments to the Pipeline Safety Act, PHMSA is preparing to request OMB approval for revisions to its Incident Report and Annual Report forms for transmission and gathering pipeline systems. With regard to both gas and liquid Incident Report forms, PHMSA proposes revisions to collect additional information regarding