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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter DPart 192


TITLE 49—Transportation

Subtitle B—OTHER REGULATIONS RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER I—PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER D—PIPELINE SAFETY

PART 192—TRANSPORTATION OF NATURAL AND OTHER GAS BY PIPELINE: MINIMUM FEDERAL SAFETY STANDARDS

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§192.1
What is the scope of this part?
§192.3
Definitions.
§192.5
Class locations.
§192.7
What documents are incorporated by reference partly or wholly in this part?
§192.8
How are onshore gathering lines and regulated onshore gathering lines determined?
§192.9
What requirements apply to gathering lines?
§192.10
Outer continental shelf pipelines.
§192.11
Petroleum gas systems.
§192.13
What general requirements apply to pipelines regulated under this part?
§192.14
Conversion to service subject to this part.
§192.15
Rules of regulatory construction.
§192.16
Customer notification.
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Subpart B—MATERIALS

§192.51
Scope.
§192.53
General.
§192.55
Steel pipe.
§192.57
[Reserved]
§192.59
Plastic pipe.
§192.61
[Reserved]
§192.63
Marking of materials.
§192.65
Transportation of pipe.
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Subpart C—PIPE DESIGN

§192.101
Scope.
§192.103
General.
§192.105
Design formula for steel pipe.
§192.107
Yield strength (S) for steel pipe.
§192.109
Nominal wall thickness (t) for steel pipe.
§192.111
Design factor (F) for steel pipe.
§192.112
Additional design requirements for steel pipe using alternative maximum allowable operating pressure.
§192.113
Longitudinal joint factor (E) for steel pipe.
§192.115
Temperature derating factor (T) for steel pipe.
§192.117
[Reserved]
§192.119
[Reserved]
§192.121
Design of plastic pipe.
§192.123
Design limitations for plastic pipe.
§192.125
Design of copper pipe.
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Subpart D—DESIGN OF PIPELINE COMPONENTS

§192.141
Scope.
§192.143
General requirements.
§192.144
Qualifying metallic components.
§192.145
Valves.
§192.147
Flanges and flange accessories.
§192.149
Standard fittings.
§192.150
Passage of internal inspection devices.
§192.151
Tapping.
§192.153
Components fabricated by welding.
§192.155
Welded branch connections.
§192.157
Extruded outlets.
§192.159
Flexibility.
§192.161
Supports and anchors.
§192.163
Compressor stations: Design and construction.
§192.165
Compressor stations: Liquid removal.
§192.167
Compressor stations: Emergency shutdown.
§192.169
Compressor stations: Pressure limiting devices.
§192.171
Compressor stations: Additional safety equipment.
§192.173
Compressor stations: Ventilation.
§192.175
Pipe-type and bottle-type holders.
§192.177
Additional provisions for bottle-type holders.
§192.179
Transmission line valves.
§192.181
Distribution line valves.
§192.183
Vaults: Structural design requirements.
§192.185
Vaults: Accessibility.
§192.187
Vaults: Sealing, venting, and ventilation.
§192.189
Vaults: Drainage and waterproofing.
§192.191
Design pressure of plastic fittings.
§192.193
Valve installation in plastic pipe.
§192.195
Protection against accidental overpressuring.
§192.197
Control of the pressure of gas delivered from high-pressure distribution systems.
§192.199
Requirements for design of pressure relief and limiting devices.
§192.201
Required capacity of pressure relieving and limiting stations.
§192.203
Instrument, control, and sampling pipe and components.
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Subpart E—WELDING OF STEEL IN PIPELINES

§192.221
Scope.
§192.225
Welding procedures.
§192.227
Qualification of welders.
§192.229
Limitations on welders.
§192.231
Protection from weather.
§192.233
Miter joints.
§192.235
Preparation for welding.
§192.241
Inspection and test of welds.
§192.243
Nondestructive testing.
§192.245
Repair or removal of defects.
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Subpart F—JOINING OF MATERIALS OTHER THAN BY WELDING

§192.271
Scope.
§192.273
General.
§192.275
Cast iron pipe.
§192.277
Ductile iron pipe.
§192.279
Copper pipe.
§192.281
Plastic pipe.
§192.283
Plastic pipe: Qualifying joining procedures.
§192.285
Plastic pipe: Qualifying persons to make joints.
§192.287
Plastic pipe: Inspection of joints.
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Subpart G—GENERAL CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSMISSION LINES AND MAINS

§192.301
Scope.
§192.303
Compliance with specifications or standards.
§192.305
Inspection: General.
§192.307
Inspection of materials.
§192.309
Repair of steel pipe.
§192.311
Repair of plastic pipe.
§192.313
Bends and elbows.
§192.315
Wrinkle bends in steel pipe.
§192.317
Protection from hazards.
§192.319
Installation of pipe in a ditch.
§192.321
Installation of plastic pipe.
§192.323
Casing.
§192.325
Underground clearance.
§192.327
Cover.
§192.328
Additional construction requirements for steel pipe using alternative maximum allowable operating pressure.
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Subpart H—CUSTOMER METERS, SERVICE REGULATORS, AND SERVICE LINES

§192.351
Scope.
§192.353
Customer meters and regulators: Location.
§192.355
Customer meters and regulators: Protection from damage.
§192.357
Customer meters and regulators: Installation.
§192.359
Customer meter installations: Operating pressure.
§192.361
Service lines: Installation.
§192.363
Service lines: Valve requirements.
§192.365
Service lines: Location of valves.
§192.367
Service lines: General requirements for connections to main piping.
§192.369
Service lines: Connections to cast iron or ductile iron mains.
§192.371
Service lines: Steel.
§192.373
Service lines: Cast iron and ductile iron.
§192.375
Service lines: Plastic.
§192.377
Service lines: Copper.
§192.379
New service lines not in use.
§192.381
Service lines: Excess flow valve performance standards.
§192.383
Excess flow valve installation.
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Subpart I—REQUIREMENTS FOR CORROSION CONTROL

§192.451
Scope.
§192.452
How does this subpart apply to converted pipelines and regulated onshore gathering lines?
§192.453
General.
§192.455
External corrosion control: Buried or submerged pipelines installed after July 31, 1971.
§192.457
External corrosion control: Buried or submerged pipelines installed before August 1, 1971.
§192.459
External corrosion control: Examination of buried pipeline when exposed.
§192.461
External corrosion control: Protective coating.
§192.463
External corrosion control: Cathodic protection.
§192.465
External corrosion control: Monitoring.
§192.467
External corrosion control: Electrical isolation.
§192.469
External corrosion control: Test stations.
§192.471
External corrosion control: Test leads.
§192.473
External corrosion control: Interference currents.
§192.475
Internal corrosion control: General.
§192.476
Internal corrosion control: Design and construction of transmission line.
§192.477
Internal corrosion control: Monitoring.
§192.479
Atmospheric corrosion control: General.
§192.481
Atmospheric corrosion control: Monitoring.
§192.483
Remedial measures: General.
§192.485
Remedial measures: Transmission lines.
§192.487
Remedial measures: Distribution lines other than cast iron or ductile iron lines.
§192.489
Remedial measures: Cast iron and ductile iron pipelines.
§192.490
Direct assessment.
§192.491
Corrosion control records.
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Subpart J—TEST REQUIREMENTS

§192.501
Scope.
§192.503
General requirements.
§192.505
Strength test requirements for steel pipeline to operate at a hoop stress of 30 percent or more of SMYS.
§192.507
Test requirements for pipelines to operate at a hoop stress less than 30 percent of SMYS and at or above 100 p.s.i. (689 kPa) gage.
§192.509
Test requirements for pipelines to operate below 100 p.s.i. (689 kPa) gage.
§192.511
Test requirements for service lines.
§192.513
Test requirements for plastic pipelines.
§192.515
Environmental protection and safety requirements.
§192.517
Records.
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Subpart K—UPRATING

§192.551
Scope.
§192.553
General requirements.
§192.555
Uprating to a pressure that will produce a hoop stress of 30 percent or more of SMYS in steel pipelines.
§192.557
Uprating: Steel pipelines to a pressure that will produce a hoop stress less than 30 percent of SMYS: plastic, cast iron, and ductile iron pipelines.
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Subpart L—OPERATIONS

§192.601
Scope.
§192.603
General provisions.
§192.605
Procedural manual for operations, maintenance, and emergencies.
§192.607
[Reserved]
§192.609
Change in class location: Required study.
§192.611
Change in class location: Confirmation or revision of maximum allowable operating pressure.
§192.612
Underwater inspection and reburial of pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico and its inlets.
§192.613
Continuing surveillance.
§192.614
Damage prevention program.
§192.615
Emergency plans.
§192.616
Public awareness.
§192.617
Investigation of failures.
§192.619
Maximum allowable operating pressure: Steel or plastic pipelines.
§192.620
Alternative maximum allowable operating pressure for certain steel pipelines.
§192.621
Maximum allowable operating pressure: High-pressure distribution systems.
§192.623
Maximum and minimum allowable operating pressure; Low-pressure distribution systems.
§192.625
Odorization of gas.
§192.627
Tapping pipelines under pressure.
§192.629
Purging of pipelines.
§192.631
Control room management.
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Subpart M—MAINTENANCE

§192.701
Scope.
§192.703
General.
§192.705
Transmission lines: Patrolling.
§192.706
Transmission lines: Leakage surveys.
§192.707
Line markers for mains and transmission lines.
§192.709
Transmission lines: Record keeping.
§192.711
Transmission lines: General requirements for repair procedures.
§192.713
Transmission lines: Permanent field repair of imperfections and damages.
§192.715
Transmission lines: Permanent field repair of welds.
§192.717
Transmission lines: Permanent field repair of leaks.
§192.719
Transmission lines: Testing of repairs.
§192.721
Distribution systems: Patrolling.
§192.723
Distribution systems: Leakage surveys.
§192.725
Test requirements for reinstating service lines.
§192.727
Abandonment or deactivation of facilities.
§192.731
Compressor stations: Inspection and testing of relief devices.
§192.735
Compressor stations: Storage of combustible materials.
§192.736
Compressor stations: Gas detection.
§192.739
Pressure limiting and regulating stations: Inspection and testing.
§192.741
Pressure limiting and regulating stations: Telemetering or recording gauges.
§192.743
Pressure limiting and regulating stations: Capacity of relief devices.
§192.745
Valve maintenance: Transmission lines.
§192.747
Valve maintenance: Distribution systems.
§192.749
Vault maintenance.
§192.751
Prevention of accidental ignition.
§192.753
Caulked bell and spigot joints.
§192.755
Protecting cast-iron pipelines.
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Subpart N—QUALIFICATION OF PIPELINE PERSONNEL

§192.801
Scope.
§192.803
Definitions.
§192.805
Qualification program.
§192.807
Recordkeeping.
§192.809
General.
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Subpart O—GAS TRANSMISSION PIPELINE INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT

§192.901
What do the regulations in this subpart cover?
§192.903
What definitions apply to this subpart?
§192.905
How does an operator identify a high consequence area?
§192.907
What must an operator do to implement this subpart?
§192.909
How can an operator change its integrity management program?
§192.911
What are the elements of an integrity management program?
§192.913
When may an operator deviate its program from certain requirements of this subpart?
§192.915
What knowledge and training must personnel have to carry out an integrity management program?
§192.917
How does an operator identify potential threats to pipeline integrity and use the threat identification in its integrity program?
§192.919
What must be in the baseline assessment plan?
§192.921
How is the baseline assessment to be conducted?
§192.923
How is direct assessment used and for what threats?
§192.925
What are the requirements for using External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA)?
§192.927
What are the requirements for using Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment (ICDA)?
§192.929
What are the requirements for using Direct Assessment for Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCCDA)?
§192.931
How may Confirmatory Direct Assessment (CDA) be used?
§192.933
What actions must be taken to address integrity issues?
§192.935
What additional preventive and mitigative measures must an operator take?
§192.937
What is a continual process of evaluation and assessment to maintain a pipeline's integrity?
§192.939
What are the required reassessment intervals?
§192.941
What is a low stress reassessment?
§192.943
When can an operator deviate from these reassessment intervals?
§192.945
What methods must an operator use to measure program effectiveness?
§192.947
What records must an operator keep?
§192.949
How does an operator notify PHMSA?
§192.951
Where does an operator file a report?
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Subpart P—GAS DISTRIBUTION PIPELINE INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT (IM)

§192.1001
What definitions apply to this subpart?
§192.1003
What do the regulations in this subpart cover?
§192.1005
What must a gas distribution operator (other than a master meter or small LPG operator) do to implement this subpart?
§192.1007
What are the required elements of an integrity management plan?
§192.1009
What must an operator report when a mechanical fitting fails?
§192.1011
What records must an operator keep?
§192.1013
When may an operator deviate from required periodic inspections under this part?
§192.1015
What must a master meter or small liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) operator do to implement this subpart?
Appendix
Appendix A to Part 192 [Reserved]
Appendix
Appendix B to Part 192—Qualification of Pipe
Appendix
Appendix C to Part 192—Qualification of Welders for Low Stress Level Pipe
Appendix
Appendix D to Part 192—Criteria for Cathodic Protection and Determination of Measurements
Appendix
Appendix E to Part 192—Guidance on Determining High Consequence Areas and on Carrying out Requirements in the Integrity Management Rule


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