AGA White Paper - Automatic Shutoff Valves (ASV) And Remote Control Valves (RCV) on Natural Gas Transmission Pipelines

Report February 29, 2016

This AGA white paper was developed to provide information regarding the relative benefits, challenges, issues, feasibility, costs and performance expectations associated with the installation of Automatic Shut-off Valves (ASVs) or Remote Control Valves (RCVs) on existing and new natural gas transmission pipelines. This white paper provides natural gas pipeline operators, federal and state regulators, public interest groups and the general public with information and guidance on considerations for the use of such valves in existing and new natural gas transmission pipeline systems within populated areas.

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