Pipeline Safety

AGA and its members are dedicated to the continued enhancement of pipeline safety. Safety is a joint effort, a partnership that engages customers, regulators and policy makers at every level. AGA is committed to proactively collaborating with public officials, emergency responders, excavators, consumers, safety advocates and the public to continue to improve the industry’s long standing recording of providing natural gas service safely and effectively. See AGA's Commitment to Enhancing Safety here.

United States natural gas pipeline design, construction, operations and maintenance activities are regulated by the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). Additional information on U.S. pipeline safety regulations can be found at their website: www.phmsa.dot.gov.

The pages below provide additional details on pipeline safety specific topics.

Distribution Pipelines

Transmission Pipelines

Federal Legislation and Regulations

Federal Agency Reports & Studies

AGA Pipeline Safety Regulatory Update