Pipeline Library

The Pipeline Library is a consolidated online resource that exclusively houses electronic information files utilized by stakeholders and pipeline safety industry professionals including: forms, frequently asked questions (FAQs), glossaries, archives and information pertaining to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  

Pipeline Library Resource Guide:

Pipeline Library Item Overview
Forms A digital library of all pertinent forms and submission documents
Reports An online storage space of PHMSA documents which includes Congressional and Pipeline Failure Investigation Reports
Pipeline Safety Glossary An alphabetical listing of keywords and terms provided by ASTM International, which is an online guide and reference tool.
Archive (Pipeline Safety Awareness Archive) In March 2011, former Secretary Ray LaHood and former PHMSA Administrator Cynthia Quarterman issued a Call to Action to all state pipeline regulatory agencies, technical and subject matter experts, and pipeline operators to accelerate the repair, rehabilitation, and replacement of the highest-risk pipeline infrastructure and as a result, all related documents, letters, and reports have been archived here.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), codified at 5 U.S.C. Section 552, is a Federal law that establishes the public's right to obtain information from Federal government agencies.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Resource documents that provide answers to inquires relating to the general use of pipelines, the safety of pipelines, and what PHMSA does for Pipeline Safety