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Case CPF 420165022

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 420165022
Case Type Proposed Civil Penalty
Proposed Compliance Order
Subject(s) Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program
Construction - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Construction - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Drug Testing
Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Procedure Manuals - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Qualification of Pipeline Personnel - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Qualification of Pipeline Personnel - Hazardous Liquid Pipelines (withdrawn)
Region Southwest
Date Opened 07/07/16
Proposed Civil Penalty $1,539,800
Assessed Civil Penalty $1,019,200
Collected Civil Penalty $1,019,200
Basis for penalty reduction Operator Cooperation
Compliance Order No
Final Order Date 11/08/19
Date Closed 12/09/19

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.

fileglyph420165022_Corrected Final Order_12092019.pdf 3,485 KB scanned version
fileglyph420165022_Corrected Final Order_12092019_text.pdf 243 KB accessible version
fileglyph420165022_Final Order_11082019.pdf (Note: Large File) 7,602 KB scanned version
fileglyph420165022_Final Order_11082019_text.pdf 242 KB accessible version
fileglyph420165022_NOPV PCP PCO_07072016.pdf (Note: Large File) 12,174 KB scanned version
fileglyph420165022_NOPV PCP PCO_07072016_text.pdf 153 KB accessible version
fileglyph420165022_Operator Response to Notice and Request for Hearing_08042016.pdf 3,225 KB scanned version

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Also see


  1. PHMSA Safety Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART)and the Work Management System as of November 1, 2023.

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Information provided on this website is intended to enhance public understanding of PHMSA's enforcement program. Aggregate and company-specific statistical information reflecting PHMSA's enforcement actions is provided beginning with 2002. Key documents associated with new administrative enforcement cases are provided beginning with 2007. Agency orders issued since 2002 are also provided. The search feature may not retrieve every document associated with each individual enforcement action. Enforcement data is updated monthly as additional cases are initiated and other cases are resolved. Historical totals will change over time to reflect changes in case status.

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