P tar t 191

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P tar t 191

Part

191

This Part prescribes requirements for the

REPORTING of:

Incidents

Annual Pipeline Su

ummary Data

Safety Related Conditions


This Part doe

es not Apply

Offshore Gathering of Gas

Upstream from the Outlet Flange

Each Facility

Outer Continental Shelf

Where hydrocarbons are: Produced d or First

Separated, Dehydrated, or otherwise Processed

Whichever Facility is Farther Downstream


This Part does Apply

Onshore Gatheri

ng of Gas Inside

of the following areas:

(i) An Area within the Limits of any:

Incorporated or Unincorporated City

Town

Village


This Part does Apply

Onshore Gathering

of Gas Inside

of the following areas:

(ii) Any Designated:

Residential or Commercial Area

Subdivision

Business

Shopping Center

Community Development


Master Met

ter System

A pipeline system for

within, but not limited

such as:

Mobile Home Park

Housing g Project

Apartment Complex

distributing gas

to, a definable area

Supplies the "Ultimate

Consumer"

Where the Operator Purchases Metered Gas from an

Outside Source for Resale


Incid

dents

You go out to

a site on

or near a pi

ipeline

and you seethis:


Incid

dent

Release of Gas -- "and"

Death

Hospitalizatio

ti

on Injury

$50,000 000 Property Damage


Incid

dent

Emergency Shutdown

of an LNG Facility


Incid

dent

Significant in Judgment

of the Operator


What an operator

r should do when

there is a report

table incident?

id Conduct Emergency Response Plan

Call the NRC IMM

MEDIATELY

Complete an incident form within 30 days

Form RSPA F 7100.1 (Distribution) or

Form RSPA F 7100.2 (Transmission)


Telephon

nic Notice

1-800-424-8802

8802


National Response

Center


Earliest “Practicabl

le Moment” following

discovery ~ No Later than 2 Hours


Incident

Reports

Due 30 days after DETECTION of Incident

May Require Additio

onal

Reports

MAST

TER METER & LNG

OPERATORS EXEMPT


There are seven general categories

of apparent causess of leaks

F1 - Corrosion

F2 - Natural Force

es

F3 - Excavation

F4 - Other Outside

Force Damage

F5 - Material or Welds

F6 - Equipment or

Operations

F7 - Other


What happensifan

operator calls the NRC

and discovers later that

this is not a reportable

incident?


Instead of sending the incident

report form, the

operator

sends a letter explaining why

this is not a reportable

tbl

incident.


Annual

Reports

Due on March 15 for Preceding CY

EXEMPT:

LPG System < 100 customers

Master meter operators

LNG Facilities


Changes intro

duced in 2003

(TRANSM

MISSION)

Separate Form for each State in Which System

Operates

New Section Added to “Part B” for Reporting

Miles of Pipe by Deca

ade of Installation

New Section Added to “Part B” for Reporting

Miles of Pipe by Clas

ss Location

“Part C” contains More Categories for Reporting

Total Leaks Eliminate

d/ Repaired


Changes intro

duced in 2005

(distrib

bution)

Separate Form for each State in Which

System Operates

New Section Added to “Part B” for

Reporting Miles of Pi

ipe by Decade of

Installation

“Part C” contains M

ore Categories for

Reporting Total Leaks Eliminated/ Repaired


Definition

of ”Leak”

Unintentional Escape of Gas from the

Pipeline. Test Failure

s Not Included

A Non-Hazardous Release that can be

Eliminated by Lubrication, Adjustment, or

Tightening is Not a Leak


“Leak” Catego

ories ~ Part C

Corrosion

Natural Forces

Excavation

Other Outside

Force Damage

Mt Material iland dW

Wld Welds

Equipment

Operations

Other

Offshore (Transmission)

i


Sample from distribution form


1 SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDITION

NS (§191.23)

General Corrosion

Localized Corrosion Pitting

To a degree wheree Leakage Might Result

Transmission Lines (20%

SMYS)


2 SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

Unintended Movement or Abnormal Loading

by Environmental Caus

ses

All Pipelines


3 SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

Any Crack or other Material Defect that

Impairs the Structural In

ntegrity or reliability of

an LNG Facility

LNG Facilities


4 SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

Any Material Defect or

Physical Damage that

Impairs the Serviceabili

ity

Transmission Lines

(20% SMYS)


5 SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

Any Malfunction or Operating Error that

Causes the Pressure to Exceed MAOP plus

Buildup.

All Pipelines


6 SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

A Leak That Constitutes

s an

Emergency

All Pipelines


7 SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

Inner Tank Leakage, Ineffective Insulation, or

Frost Heave that impair

rs the Structural

Integrity of an LNG Storage Tank

LNG Facilities


8 SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

Any Condition that causes a 20% or more

Reduction in Operating

Pressure or Shutdown

of Operation

All Pipelines


Excep

ptions

Exists on a Master Meter System or a

Customer-Owned Ser

rvice Line

Is a Reportable Incident

Exists on a Pipeline that is more than 220

yards from any Building Intended for

Human Occupancy

Is corrected Before th

he Deadline for Filing


SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

Reports are required

for:

Conditions within

the Right-of-Way

of an Active

Railroad, Paved

Road, Street, or

Highway


SAFETY-

RELATED

CONDI

TIONS

Reports are

required for:

General

Corrosion

Localized

Pitting on Bare

Pipeline


Filling Reports

5 days of Determination

No more than 10 Day

ys After Discovery

No specific form

Fax to (202) 366-7128


Time

Table

MON-TUE-WED-THU-FRI-SAT*SUN*MON-TUE-WED-THU-FRI-SAT*SUN*MON

*DISCOVER

1 2 3 4

5 6 7 8 9 10

*DETERMINE

1 2 3 4 5


Operator Summ

ary for reporting

require

ements




Have written procedures

Have the material available

Work with regul

latory agencies


Review process

and work



Check for completeness and accuracy

Sign and file on

time

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