[Header] PHMSA - U.S. Department of Transportation - Pipeline and Hazardous materials Safety Adminis

OPS safety jurisdiction over pipelines covers more than 3,000 gathering, transmission, and distribution operators as well as some 52,000 master meter and liquefied natural gas (LNG) operators who own and/or operate approximately 1.6 million miles of gas pipelines, in addition to over 200 operators and an estimated 155,000 miles of hazardous liquid pipelines. OPS currently has approximately 70 employees: half work at Headquarters in Washington, DC, and the other half work in the five OPS regional offices located in Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Kansas City, MO; Houston, TX; and Lakewood, CO. These employees work within the following programs to carry out the mandated regulatory and enforcement responsibilities of the Office of Pipeline Safety:

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