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    What's Current

    See the latest API Pipeline section news and updates.
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  • Pipeline Safety Excellence

    In 2014, the liquid pipeline industry launched its Pipeline Safety Excellence(TM) initiative. It reflects the shared values and commitment we have to building and operating safe pipelines. One of those pipeline safety values is communicating with stakeholders. Pipeline operators are committed to sharing publicly the results of industrywide safety performance.
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  • Damage Prevention Online Workshop 2014

    See the presentation from the Damage Prevention Online Workshop which took place on September 24, 2014.
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    Call Before You Dig

    Beneath America's cities and rural areas lies a complex network of pipelines, wires, conduits and cables. Some are buried only few feet - or less - below the surface. Hitting these lines can damage them, disrupting service, resulting in costly repairs and possibly fines and even endangering lives. A federally-mandated national "Call Before You Dig" number, 811 was created to help protect you from unintentionally hitting underground utility lines while working on digging projects.

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  • Excavation Damage Prevention Toolbox

    The toolbox is a collection of damage prevention shared learnings and practices for onshore, hazardous liquid transmission pipeline operation.  See EDP Toolbox website.
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    Pipeline Safety Management System Requirements

    API 1173, Pipeline Safety Management System Requirements is now available for review and comment. This is the second ballot of the RP which will ultimately result in publication of the first edition. 

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    Working with the Responders: A Vital Partnership for an Effective Response to Pipeline Emergencies

    Representing a broad cross section of major North American liquids pipeline operators, the API/AOPL Emergency Response Team (ERT) is responsible for implementing API/AOPL strategy to proactively enhance hazardous liquid pipeline emergency communications, planning, preparedness and response.
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  • Compendium of State Pipeline Safety Requirements and Initiatives Providing Increased Public Safety Levels

    NARUC and our colleagues at the National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives are pleased to release an updated compendium of gas pipeline regulations around the country revealing that States implement stricter rules and laws than required by the federal government.
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  • API Environmental and Safety Award Program

    Eligible pipeline companies will find the materials for the API awards program for hazardous liquid pipeline safety and environmental performance for the year 2013. All hazardous liquid pipeline operators that are members of API and/or AOPL (new for this award year and going forward) may apply for the awards, so long as they meet the eligibility criteria. The awards program is managed and maintained by the API Pipeline Environment, Health and Safety Group (EHSG).

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  • Improving Liquid Pipeline Safety

    The nation’s more than 190,000 miles of petroleum transmission pipelines are the primary means of moving crude oil, gasoline, diesel fuel and other petroleum products to consumer markets.
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