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OPS, PRCI and GTI Hosts Pipeline R&D; Forum

The Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) along with the Pipeline Research Council International, Inc. (PRCI) and the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) hosted a Pipeline R&D; Form on December 11-12, 2003. The forum focused on the Role of the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 (PSIA) and the development of Energy Pipeline Technology. This meeting was held to identify impact and opportunities resulting from the R&D; provisions in the PSIA and identity the challenges facing industry and government. The complete agenda can be found at