Technical Reports/Papers


Technical Reports/Papers

PHMSA Publication: Final Summary Report and Recommendations for the Comprehensive Study to Understand Longitudinal ERW Seam Failures – Phase One (October 2013)

AGA White Paper: Intergenerational Transfer of Knowledge for Field Supervisors

AGA Guidelines for Oversight of Construction for Transmission Pipelines, Distribution Mains and Services (April 2013)

(GAO-13-168) - Better Guidance Needed to Improve Pipeline Operator Incident Response

Congressional Research Service Report; Keeping America’s Pipelines Safe and Secure: Key Issues for Congress by Paul W. Parfomak

AGA White Paper: Automatic Shut-off Valves (ASV) And Remote Control Valves (RCV)

Summary of Costs and Factors Impacting In-Line Inspection, Direct Assessment, Pressure Testing and Pipeline Replacements

Industry Considerations for Emergency Response Plans - (March 2012)

Industry Practices for Gas Control Center Physical Security & Access (Nov. 2011)

Review of Safety Considerations for Natural Gas Pipeline Block Valve Spacing

NAPSR Compendium Comparing State Pipeline Safety Requirements with Federal Regulations (September 30, 2011)

Industry Guidance on Records Review for Re-affirming Transmission Pipeline MAOPs (October 2011)

Final NTSB Accident Report: San Bruno Pipeline Rupture (Sept. 26, 2011)

AGA White Paper on Verification of MAOPs for Existing Steel Transmission Pipelines (April 7, 2011)

CRS December 2010 Report: “Keeping America’s Pipelines Safe and Secure: Key Issues for Congress"

AGA White Paper: Natural Gas Pipelines and Unmarked Sewer Lines – A Damage Prevention Partnership

NTSB Report on Carmichael November 2007 Rupture

Atmospheric Corrosion and Leakage Survey Study: Advent Design Corp.

White Paper: Identification of Pipe with Low and Variable Mechanical Properties in High Strength, Low Alloy Steels

Texas Railroad Commission Study Report on Compression Couplings

PHMSA Report to Congress on 7 Year Reassessments

SWRI Casing Study: Statistical Analysis of External Corrosion Anomaly Data of Cased Pipe Segments

NYSEARCH Guided Wave Public Report

NTSB Report: Texas Eastern Pipeline Company Casing Accident

Keifner Final Report: Low Frequency ERW and Lap Welded Longitudinal Seam Evaluation

Keifner Leak vs. Rupture Study: Criteria for Reinspection Intervals for Low-Stress Steel Pipelines

PHMSA released final draft of Mechanical Damage Study for comment

NTSB Report for Bergenfield Pipeline Incident

White Paper on Gas Pipeline Controller Risk Analysis - February 2006

AGA White Paper: Automatic Shut-off Valves (ASV) And Remote Control Valves (RCV)

White Paper: Automatic Shut-off Valves (ASV) And Remote Control Valves (RCV)
Purging Principles & Practice

This publication provides guidelines for maintaining safe atmospheres inside pipes, holders, and other facilities that are to be purged into service or taken out of service.
AGA Purging Principles & Practice ~ 3rd Edition, 2001 (14MB)