Program Management

How PHMSAs Gas Mega Rule Affects Safety and Compliance

How the PHMSA Gas Mega Rule Affects Safety and Compliance

In an effort to improve pipeline safety and minimize harm, the gas Mega Rule was issued by PHMSA after a years-long effort to fully define its scope. Part of the rule aimed at making updates to regulations based on lessons learned from pipeline incidents like the PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric) rupture and release in …

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Assess Your Organizational Excellence in Pipeline Operations By Asking These Simple Questions…

Organizational excellence is becoming a focal point for the oil and gas pipeline industry. In fact, API noted in their 2020-2022 Pipeline Strategic Plan Goals that promoting organizational excellence is their number one goal for companies to improve pipeline safety through the implementation of their Pipeline Safety Management System (PSMS / API 1173). Yet, what …

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Pipeline operators can utilize a cycle of Plan-Do-Check and then Act to support pipeline safety

Plan-Do-Check-Act: Quality Management to Support the Continuous Improvement of Programs and Activities to Reduce Risk

The pipeline industry has traditionally been very good at planning and doing. However, they have not been so good at checking and acting in a proactive manner. Checking is required to identify areas for improvement and to drive corrective actions. The systemic application of a quality management methodology supports the reduction of risk leading to …

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