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PHMSA Gas Gathering Workshops

PHMSA has published several more dates and locations for the gas gathering definition workshops. The first few workshops have been very informative and have provided an opportunity for “lively” exchanges among federal, state, and industry stakeholders. Workshop schedule and registration information can be found by clicking here.

Dec 7, 2006Port Allen Convention Center, Port Allen, LA (Baton Rouge)Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Jan 9, 2007Finney State Office Building, 130 Market Street, Rm 3080, Wichita KansasKansas Corporation Commission

The topics to be discussed include:

  • Identify the beginning and endpoints of gathering by applying American Petroleum Institute’s (API) Recommended Practice (RP) 80 and its supplemental definitions
  • Identify a “regulated” segment of a gathering line
  • Identify and understand which compliance activities are required for certain gathering lines
  • Apply and enforce significant dates for various compliance activities
  • Recognize, identify and define equipment and processes associated with production
  • Explain processing and treatment of gas stream constituents in gathering systems
  • Interpret and apply PHMSA enforcement policies and significant opinions