dot pipeline compliance news | February 2019
Missouri Updated Chapter 40 Gas Regulations
The Missouri Public Service Commission has updated its regulations for Gas Utilities and Gas Safety Standards, effective January 30, 2019. The updates included:
- New and revised definitions.
- Clarifying that the PHMSA additional design and construction requirements for steel pipe using alternative maximum allowable operating pressure are not adopted for state requirements.
- Added conditions and requirements for the installation of excess flow valves for new and modified service lines and to require operators to negotiate with customers for a date to install an excess flow valve if the customer does not meet the conditions necessary for a required installation.