The DOE and DOT drafted a report to Congress investigating crude oil characterisation, following the high-profile accidents in 2013 - 2014 involving movement of crude by rail.
The PHMSA and the Transportation Security Administration have executed an updated annex to a 2004 MoU on pipeline safety.
The Fiber Optic Sensing Association has praised the PHMSA’s announcement that it is working toward the creation of an agency sponsored Pipeline Safety Facility.
US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced a critical safety proposal for energy pipelines.
US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has announced the availability of more than US$12.5 million for hazardous materials and pipeline safety efforts.
US Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao has announced issuance of major pipeline safety rules.