Review and Perspectives Regarding the NPRM for Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines

The NPRM for Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines is the most significant pipeline safety rulemaking proposed by DOT/PHMSA since the original pipeline safety regulations were promulgated in 1970.

Bruce Paskett, Structural Integrity's Chief Regulatory Engineer will provide an overview of the proposed rule and perspectives for implications for operators of natural gas transmission and gather pipelines. Mr. Paskett has over 31 years as an operator with extensive experience in TIMP, DIMP, pipeline safety and regulatory compliance matters.

In this 90-minute webinar, you will learn:

  • A review of the April 8, 2016 Federal Register Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and associated implications will be presented
  • Proposed changes to the current pipeline safety regulations for gas transmission and gathering pipelines
  • Possible implications for the regulations

Who Should Listen

Engineers, Managers, and Executives responsible for Pipeline Safety, Transmission and Gathering Pipeline Integrity Management, and/or Pipeline Safety Regulatory Compliance

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About the Instructor

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Bruce Paskett


Bruce Paskett, is a Senior Associate in Structural Integrity's Oil & Gas Pipeline Integrity group. His leadership and experience help strengthen Structural Integrity's ability to help solve client issues pertaining to regulatory compliance and integrity management. Bruce has more than 30 years with NW Natural where he held various senior technical and managerial leadership roles. Most recently, Mr. Paskett was working closely with the American Gas Association advocating for new pipeline safety regulations that are meaningful and improving pipeline safety while being achievable by pipeline operating companies. His wide range of experience including overseeing corporate pipeline safety and regulatory compliance, engineering operations, pipeline construction projects, as well as operations and maintenance, and working in a policy advocacy role for new federal and state pipeline regulations.

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