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5 Ways New Legislation Will Change the Way You Manage Your Pipeline Project (EGYO75A)

Presented by: Tamar J. Cerafici
 
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  •  Fri, October 20, 2017
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How the Regulatory Changes to the Oil and Gas Transportation Network Affects Your Bottom Line

The Protecting Our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act signed by former president Barack Obama on June 22, 2016, strengthens the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA’s) safety authority and includes many provisions that will help PHMSA fulfill its mission of protecting people and the environment by advancing the safe transportation of energy and other hazardous materials. With a new administration in place, what role does the legislation play in the safety and effectiveness of the country’s 2.6 million miles of pipeline?

The PIPES Act of 2016 promises that regulators will be more dynamic and data-driven. The law authorizes regulatory certainty for citizens, the safety community, and the industry. But in the current political environment, what does that really mean for the regulated community?

Operators and safety personnel must stay abreast of rapid changes in safety and security regulations. Join this webinar with expert speaker Tamar J. Cerafici, where you will get to explore the regulatory underpinnings of the country’s oil and gas transportation network. You’ll finish with a broad understanding of the regulations, but more importantly you’ll understand how the location and maintenance of this important infrastructure segment affects your bottom line. Tamar will also provide an in-depth analysis of the new legislation, current enforcement strategies, and tools for implementing security, maintenance, and training requirements in your project.

Session Highlights

  • Understand the background and principles of the PIPES Act
  • Learn the 5 ways that the PIPES Act could change the way you (or your clients) operate your pipeline safety program
  • Understand the range of regulations that affect pipeline projects all over the country
  • Learn the high cost of noncompliance, with new, increased fines for violations of pipeline safety regulations
  • Get an update on the status of various pipeline projects around the country, and learn why it’s been difficult to get pipeline permits over regulatory hurdles
  • Learn how the PIPES Act of 2016 affects your business
  • Come away with a unique view on cyber security regulations and how they affect pipeline safety compliance
  • Get an update on changes in regulatory enforcement strategies as a result of new appointments to FERC, PHMSA, and the Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Understand changes to the regulatory structure for security and maintenance of the infrastructure
  • Understand how the regulatory structure for pipeline location, construction, and security works
  • Get an overview of changes to the regulatory structure for security and maintenance of the infrastructure
  • Learn how policies at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) affect pipeline projects and other storage issues (like LNG)
  • Understand what your employees and clients should know about changes in training and security requirements
  • Learn how to implement or update your training programs, and what’s required by the Act

Who Should Attend

  • Managers and engineers in the power utility sector
  • Energy market consultants and investors
  • Energy, environment, and business consultants
  • Environmental consultants/attorneys
  • ES&H providers
  • Personnel in pipeline manufacturing and construction companies
  • Oil and gas investors and professionals
  • Compliance officers in oil and gas/drilling
  • Regulators
About Our Speaker(s)

Tamar J. Cerafici | Environmental Laws SpeakerTamar J. Cerafici
Since the early 1990s, Tamar Cerafici has been helping the regulated community understand how complex environmental laws affect their bottom line. She’s worked with government agencies, small businesses and utilities, bridging the often wide gap between the way regulation is enforced and how – with creative plannin... More info

 
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