OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL, PIPELINE SAFET Y DIVISION

OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL, PIPELINE SAFETY DIVISION
Pipeline Safety Seminar

May 1, 2014 • Crowne Plaza Concord
Agenda
 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Viewing
 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening
Mike Richwine, Assistant State Fire Marshal, CAL FIRE, Office of the State Fire Marshal
 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Facility Piping: What is it and what do I need to know about it?
Bob Gorham, Division Chief, CAL FIRE, Office of the State Fire Marshal,
Pipeline Safety Division
A discussion of local, state and federal definitions, interpretations and MOU’s relating to DOT
regulated facilities.
• What is DOT piping and equipment?
• When is it exempt from local jurisdiction?
• What types of testing and inspections must an operator conduct?
 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Damage Prevention Toolbox
Geoff Price, One Call Specialist, Chevron Pipeline
The toolbox is a collection of damage prevention shared learnings and practices for onshore,
hazardous liquid transmission pipeline operation. The learnings and practices outlined may
be utilized by an operator as information to be considered when analyzing, reviewing and/or
modifying existing procedures. It is not intended to be utilized as a recommended practice or
basis for regulation.
 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break and Exhibit Viewing
 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PHMSA Western Region: What We Do, and Updates
Thomas Finch, Community Assistance and Technical Services Manager,
United States Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous
Materials Safety Division, Pipeline Safety, Western Region
• PHP Western Region Facts – for lessons learned from these facts
• Western Region CATS Focus Areas – what CATS do to assist operators and the public
• Integrity Management (IM) – lessons learned from IM
• Regulatory Update – cover any new and current rulemakings in process to cover what is in
the works
• State Programs Division – brief on federal state cooperation
• What DOT Regulates – the pipeline miles covered
 PHMSA Western Region: Integrity Management
Huy Nguyen, Operations Supervisor, United States Department of Transportation,
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Division, Pipeline Safety, Western Region
IMP facts and regulations.
 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Exhibit ViewingAgenda
(continued)
 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Integrity Testing Requirements for California Hazardous Liquid Pipelines
Dan Le, Pipeline Safety Engineers, CAL FIRE, Office of the State Fire Marshal
Xuan Nguyen, Pipeline Safety Engineers, CAL FIRE, Office of the State Fire Marshal
Tom Williams, Pipeline Safety Engineers, CAL FIRE, Office of the State Fire Marshal
Existing and new pipeline integrity testing requirements mandated by both federal and
California codes.
 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Overview of Environmental Review and Permitting
Marcia Grefsrud, Environmental Scientist, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
An overview of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Lake or Streambed Alteration
Program and the California Endangered Species Program. The presenter will discuss the
permitting requirements, which also include compliance with the California Environmental
Quality Act (CEQA).
 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Break
 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Effective 24/7 Pipeline Damage Protection
Brandon Porter, Vice President, Western Plant and Pipeline Products,
Rhino Line Marking and Damage Prevention
Protecting your pipeline from hits by effective marking and public awareness.
 3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Trench Safety/Competent
Gary Shepherd, DSFM Pipeline Safety (Retired), Shepherd Risk and Safety Advocates
Recognition of safe trench operations and the needed competency to perform this task.
 3:45 p.m. Seminar Adjourns
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