Delaware Public
Service Commission

2018 Gas Pipeline Safety Seminar

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, the Gas Pipeline Safety Division of the Delaware Public Service Commission hosted the “2018 Gas Pipeline Safety Seminar” at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, DE. The US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Material Administration (PHMSA) assisted in hosting this seminar by providing Wayne St. Germain from their Training and Qualifications Center in Oklahoma City as a presenter. The one-day seminar was attended by 46 people representing 11 natural gas and propane pipeline distribution operators in the state. Presentations were provided by the following organizations:


 Delaware Public Service Commission

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

One Call Concepts



 The following topics were covered:

Delaware Pipeline Safety Program

PHMSA Regulation Updates

O&M Manual Specificity

Underground Facilities Damage Prevention

Operator Qualification

Distribution Integrity Management Programs

“What’s Wrong With This Picture?” (Part 1) (Part 2)


Other related documents:

Safety Related Condition Evaluation for Reporting

Plastic Pipe Federal Rule Change





Public Service Commission