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The following information and links are related to enhancing pipeline safety and security.

About Security
PHMSA Office of Pipeline Safety's overarching goals are to ensure both safety and security of our Nation's pipelines. PHMSA offers technical expertise and continuity between safety and security through the use of a systems based approach to vulnerability, risk analysis and management practices. PHMSA is committed to ensuring the security of pipeline operations. Through collaboration and coordination, PHMSA provides support to partnering Agencies and Department in the area of pipeline operations.
Annex to MOU between PHMSA and TSA
View the complete annex.
Regulation 49 CFR 193 Subpart J - Security
Regulations specific to security
Security Rulemakings
The following are links to view Notices of Proposed Rulemakings (ANPRMs, NPRMs, and SNPRMs) and Final Rules. If specific Security related items are noted they are also included below.
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Contact Us

Pipeline Security
East Building, 2nd Floor
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20590

The following press releases, speeches, and newsletters are related to Security.
May 21, 2007: PHMSA Focus
Special Edition featuring the new nationwide campaign for "8-1-1" and updates to "Call Before You Dig"
May 15, 2007
PHMSA announces new Agreement with State of Alaska to strengthen oversight of oil and gas facilities
March 19, 2007
DOT Acting Deputy Secretary and PHMSA Administrator Barrett Remarks at the Compressed Gas Association Annual Meeting
June 12, 2006
Federal Safety Agency Reaffirms Order Addressing Safety of Alaskan Oil Pipelines
Pipeline Safety Advisories
PHMSA's Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) issues Advisory Bulletins to inform affected pipeline operators and all Federal and state pipeline safety personnel of matters that have the potential of becoming safety and/or environmental risks.  Contact the Office of Engineering and Emergency Support at 202-366-5124.