Pipeline Operators

This Web page represents a compilation of materials pertaining to Colorado PUC-regulated pipeline systems intended for use by operators of these systems. The materials presented here are not intended to represent a comprehensive list of all links, forms, documents, etc., necessary to operate and maintain a COPUC-jurisdictional pipeline system in full compliance. Questions or comments about these materials or pipeline safety generally may be e-mailed to the COPUC Pipeline Safety Section at dora_copuc_pipeline_safety@state.co.us.

 

Reporting

NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER (NRC) IMMEDIATE REPORTING for PIPELINE INCIDENTS: 800-424-8802

COPUC GPS Telephonic Event/Incident Reporting (Rule 723-4-4911): 303-894-2854

Guidelines for COPUC GPS Telephonic Reporting

PHMSA OPERATOR PORTAL for FILING of ANNUAL REPORTS (F 7100.1-1), MECHANICAL FITTING FAILURE REPORTS (F 7100.1-2), and 30-day INCIDENT REPORTS (F 7100.3):

https://portal.phmsa.dot.gov/pipeline

PHMSA e-mail for submittal of Safety-related Condition (SRC) Report: InformationResourcesManager@dot.gov [NOTE: SRC Questions to 202-366-8075]

COPUC e-mail for submittal of Safety-related Condition (SRC) Report: dora_copuc_pipeline_safety@state.co.us [NOTE: SRC Questions to 303-894-2854]

Regulations

Colorado Public Utilities Commission Pipeline Safety Regulations - Colorado Code of Regulations 723-4-4900 through 723-4-4999.

U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Regulations - Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 192, 193, 199 and 40.

ALL FEDERAL PIPELINE SAFETY REGULATIONS includes:

191 (Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline: Annual Reports, Incident Reports, and Safety-Related Condition Reports) 192 (Transportation of Natural and Other Gas by Pipeline: Minimum Federal Safety Standards)

 

Title 49, Part 40 (Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs)

  • 193 (Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities: Federal Safety Standards)
  • 199 (Drug and Alcohol Testing)
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