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Office of Pipeline Safety Issues Correction to Final Gas Integrity Rule

On May 26, 2004, the Office of Pipeline Safety issued a correction document to its Subpart O of §192 as issued on December 15, 2003 and initially corrected on April 6, 2004. These corrections included amending the definition of “high consequence area”, revision to Section 192.925 which addresses External Corrosion Direct Assessment, revision to Section 195.325 paragraph that covers preventative and mitigation measures and a revision to Section I of Appendix E that provides guidance on determining a high consequence area. The complete Federal Register Notice can be downloaded from RCP’s website here through the Pipeline Integrity Management Gateway.

For additional information contact Mike Israni by phone at (202) 366-4571, by fax at (202) 366-4566, or by e-mail at, regarding the subject matter of the final rule.