July 3, 2017
Dr. Brun Hilbert and co-authors recently published the article, "Underground Storage Operators Must Fully Understand 2016 PIPES Act," in the Oil & Gas Journal.
Underground gas storage (UGS) operators need a full understanding of the recommended practices and regulations enacted by the Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act of 2016, their interactions, and their potential impacts on the UGS industry. The regulatory landscape of underground natural gas storage changed with passage of the 2016 PIPES Act. The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has since exercised its federal authority to regulate all underground natural gas storage sites.
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