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Interim Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention and Control

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, INGAA Foundation members are taking steps to protect our workers and the people in the communities where we work as we stay committed to our dedication to “Create and maintain a safe and reliable natural gas pipeline system that serves the energy… Read More

INGAA Congratulates President-Elect Biden

  INGAA Congratulates President-Elect Biden INGAA President and CEO Amy Andryszak issued the following statement on the election of Joseph R. Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America: “We congratulate President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris and look forward to working with… Read More

Pipeline permitting predictability needed to promote energy security and economic stability

By Stanley Chapman III, Chairman, Interstate Natural Gas Association of America After a spring and summer of troubling activity that could have far-reaching impacts on energy infrastructure, I think it’s critical that we at INGAA take a moment to address the importance of permitting predictability. This troubling activity I refer… Read More

INGAA Appoints Amy Andryszak as New President and CEO

  INGAA Appoints Amy Andryszak as New President and CEO Andryszak brings years of bipartisan public policy work and energy industry experience to natural gas pipeline trade association. After an extensive search, the Chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) announced… Read More

PHMSA Safety Rules Ready for Update

Protecting the safety of employees, the environment and the communities in which we operate is the number one priority for natural gas pipeline operators. Robust planning, programming and regulatory requirements put safety at the top of mind during every step of a pipeline’s design, construction, operation and ongoing maintenance. Read More

Guidelines for Management of Landslide Hazards for Pipelines

This guidance document is the result of a Joint Industry Project with sixteen pipeline operators.  It provides a summary of recommended and suggested processes and steps that pipeline operators can use to provide a consistent framework for proactively managing landslide hazards that can or may affect their pipeline systems. The… Read More

Call 811 Before You Dig so 911 is Not Needed

Call 811 Before You Dig so 911 is Not Needed One of the notable physical attributes of the U.S. natural gas pipeline network is that it is predominately located underground.  This unique characteristic largely protects natural gas pipelines from the effects of inclement weather, like hurricanes and tornados. Read More

INGAA Calls for Swift Passage of Historic Pipeline Safety Act Reauthorization Bill

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CS-G-3: Safety Orientation Communication

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Infrastructure Development in the Hands of U.S. Supreme Court

Infrastructure Development in the Hands of U.S. Supreme Court For the last several years, the Northeastern United States has experienced natural gas shortages, in large part due to a lack of pipeline capacity, depriving communities across New York and New England of clean, affordable and reliable fuel. The proposed… Read More

INGAA Statement on NEPA Modernization

  INGAA Statement on NEPA Modernization Washington, DC – Alex Oehler, interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, issued the following statement in response to the updated implementing regulations for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) announced today by… Read More

INGAA Statement on Vice President Biden�s Clean Energy Plan

  INGAA Statement on Vice President Biden’s Clean Energy Plan The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America issued the following statement on the release of Vice President Biden’s clean energy plan: “America needs new energy infrastructure investments to grow our economy and continue the environmental progress… Read More

Joint Association Comments on Draft Farm Tap FAQs

The American Gas Association (AGA), American Petroleum Institute (API), American Public Gas Association (APGA), and Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) (jointly “the Associations”) submit these comments for consideration by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) concerning the draft Farm Taps Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Pipeline safety… Read More

Joint Association Comments on “Pipeline Safety: Regulatory Reform for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines”

On April 16, 2020, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register in the above captioned proceeding. In the NPRM, PHMSA proposed amendments to the Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations for the safety of hazardous liquid pipelines that would revise… Read More

INGAA Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Atlantic Coast Pipeline

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             INGAA Contact: Amy… Read More

U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Network Prepared for 2020 Hurricane Season

U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Network Prepared for 2020 Hurricane Season According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the 2020 hurricane season is expected to be busier-than-normal in the Atlantic Ocean. Officially kicking off June 1, NOAA has already witnessed a record-breaking three named storms in… Read More

Pipeline Operators Continue to Meet Critical Energy Needs in the Face of COVID-19

Wednesday, Alex Oehler, interim President and CEO of the Interstate Natural Gas Association (INGAA) testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation about the pipeline industry’s response to COVID-19 and its efforts to continue to meet our nation’s energy needs while protecting its workforce amid the… Read More

INGAA Supports CWA Section 401 Modernization

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INGAA Contact: Amy Conway, 713-306-6323 June 1, 2020   INGAA Supports CWA Section 401 Modernization Alex Oehler, interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA), issued… Read More

Voluntary Methane Emissions Programs and Initiatives

Minimizing methane emissions remains a top priority for INGAA member companies. Many INGAA members participate in voluntary programs and initiatives focused on minimizing methane emissions, communication and collaboration across the natural gas value chain, and driving new and innovative technologies and processes. INGAA_methane_emissions_programs_5_17_21.pdfDownload… Read More

Pipe Hauling and Stringing Safety During Construction Activities

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