Items Tagged with 'emergency'


PHMSA Issues Interim Final Rule on Emergency Orders

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on Monday issued an interim final rule that will allow it to issue emergency orders on oil and natural gas pipelines, satisfying a requirement from a comprehensive pipeline safety bill enacted last summer. Read More

California Adopts Emergency Gas, Oil Storage Regulations

California regulators set new emergency requirements for natural gas and oil storage operations in the state -- including requirements for testing, inspections and monitoring of all wells -- in response to an emergency declaration by Gov. Jerry Brown over the Southern California Gas Co. Aliso Canyon storage well leak earlier this year. Read More