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Case CPF 420071003

This report lists key information pertaining to a particular enforcement case (1). For cases initiated after January 1, 2007, electronic files of PHMSA's initial notice letter, the operator's initial response letter (if any), and PHMSA's Final Order (if an Order is issued) are provided. PHMSA only issues Final Orders in certain situations. For example, Final Orders are not issued for Warning Letters and most Notices of Amendment.

Case Summary 
Case Number 420071003
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Subject(s) Integrity Management - Gas Pipelines
Integrity Management - Gas Pipelines (withdrawn)
Procedure Manuals - Gas Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Gas Pipelines (withdrawn)
Region Southwest
Date Opened 03/27/07
Proposed Civil Penalty $183,000
Assessed Civil Penalty $85,800
Collected Civil Penalty $85,800
Basis for penalty reduction Operator provided additional evidence
Compliance Order Yes
Final Order Date 11/02/11
Date Closed 05/30/12

The Response Options for Pipeline Operators in Compliance Proceedings provides a more detailed description of an operator's options in responding to enforcement cases. This document accompanies all NOPV and NOA letters. The document linked here is the current version. The corresponding document at the time the case was opened may differ from the current version.

The set of documents provided here may be incomplete.

fileglyph420071003_Closure_05302012.pdf 55 KB scanned version
fileglyph420071003_Closure_05302012_text.pdf 9 KB accessible version
fileglyph420071003_Final Order_11022011.pdf 2,186 KB scanned version
fileglyph420071003_Final Order_11022011_text.pdf 213 KB accessible version
fileglyph420071003_Notice Letter_03272007.pdf 1,256 KB scanned version
fileglyph420071003_Operator_Response_11082007.pdf 2,039 KB scanned version
fileglyphGulf South Request for Hearing.pdf 298 KB scanned version

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  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) for the Pipeline Safety Enforcement Tracking System as of September 1, 2021.

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