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Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Updates

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission filed several updates to their state pipeline regulations on May 24, 2023.  More specifically, under Title 170, Article 5 Gas Utilities, Rule 3. Minimum Safety Standards for the Transportation of Gas, Hazardous Liquids, Carbon Dioxide Fluids, and Related Pipeline Facilities, the following items were addressed:

  • Recordkeeping related to pressure testing and MAOP.
  • Low pressure distribution system configuration requirements related to relief valves and automatic shutoff devices near regulator stations.
  • Pressure testing requirements.
  • Uprating requirements.
  • Operations, Maintenance and Emergency Response Plan requirements.
  • Leakage survey requirements.
  • Operator Qualification requirements.
  • Electrical isolation requirements.
  • Mapping requirements.
  • Reporting requirements.
  • Enforcement process clarifications.

If you are an operator affected by these changes, contact Jessica Foley to discuss how RCP can assist with updating your compliance and integrity programs.