PHMSA Gas Transmission (GT) Integrity Management
Time: 09/21/2014 02:02 AM

Protocol Area I. Performance Measures

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I.01 General Performance Measures

Inspect the operator's program to verify that provisions exist for measuring integrity management program effectiveness and that the operator is tracking the four elements of ASME B31.8S-2004, Section 9.4 and each identified threat in ASME B31.8S-2004, Appendix A. [§192.945(a) and ASME B31.8S-2004, Section 12(b)(5)]

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I.02 Performance Measures Records Verification

Inspect operator records to verify: [§192.945(a)]

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I.03 Exceptional Performance Measurements

For operators that choose to demonstrate exceptional performance in order to deviate from certain requirements of the rule, verify the following.

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Explanation of Protocol Format

Each protocol element will have top-tier protocols that address the high level requirements. The regulatory requirement upon which the protocol is based is contained in brackets; e.g., [§192.905(a)]

Each top-tier protocol will have detailed "sub-tier" protocols which collectively lead the inspector to draw overall conclusions about compliance with the top-tier protocol. The regulatory requirement, upon which each sub-tier protocol is based, is also contained in brackets.

Notes on protocols:
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