Control Room Management

2023 PHMSA Enforcement Actions Overview: Control Room Findings

At EnerSys, we’re focused on promoting operational effectiveness, pipeline safety and Natural Compliance for operators. We regularly publish resources that are designed to remove all the noise and help organizations achieve these goals. In this blog series, we will unpack our findings from our review of the PHMSA Enforcement Actions released throughout 2023, share valuable lessons

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Our Year-End Letter: Looking Ahead to 2024

To our customers, colleagues, and friends, As we bid farewell to 2023, we reflect on a year filled with notable accomplishments and growth for EnerSys. Connecting with many of you at industry events, committee meetings, and customer site visits throughout the year has been a privilege. These interactions have fueled our commitment to driving positive

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Unlocking Effective Controller Scheduling: A Pipeline Operator’s Guide

Effective Control Room Scheduling to Maintain Operations Are you a pipeline control room manager looking to streamline your scheduling processes while ensuring safety and compliance? If you’re looking for ways to optimize your scheduling regimen, or want to streamline the scheduling process for your control room, download our latest white paper, “Effective Control Room Scheduling

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Strengthening Pipeline Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure

The importance of robust cybersecurity measures for pipeline operations has come to the forefront in recent years. Ensuring the security of these assets is vital to safeguard against potential cyber threats and disruptions. In this blog post, we’ll explore key cybersecurity considerations and recommended actions for pipeline operators, emphasizing proactive cybersecurity practices. The Urgency of

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2022 PHMSA Enforcement Actions: Solutions for CRM Rule Findings (Sections F, G, H, I, J)

At EnerSys, we provide the expertise and resources necessary to help you enhance safety, efficiency, and compliance within your control room. Analyzing the findings from PHMSA provides valuable insight for members of the industry and the information we gather can act as a resource to help your organization achieve compliance and navigate regulatory complications.  In

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2022 PHMSA Enforcement Actions: Insights and Solutions from Section A and Section B

In our previous post, we discussed the 2022 PHMSA Enforcement Actions report and gave a high-level overview of the year’s findings. To provide a better understanding of the report, and add some helpful insights, we’re going to take a deeper dive into sections A & B of the Control Room Management Rule (49 CFR ​​192.631

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Lessons Learned from PHMSA Enforcement Actions

Control Room Solutions for Roles & Responsibilities, Fatigue Mitigation, Change Management & Training At the start of 2022, we published a high-level overview of the 2021 PHMSA Enforcement Actions pertaining to the control room. The article was the first in a series of our deep-dive into PHMSA enforcement actions, their findings, and potential solutions that

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New PHMSA Rule for Rupture Mitigation: What Are the SCADA and Control Room Impacts?

In April 2022, PHMSA issued a final rule for valve installation and rupture detection standards titled, “Pipeline Safety: Requirement of Valve Installation and Minimum Rupture Detection Standards.” The new rule significantly impacts SCADA and control room operations for both gas and liquid pipelines, specifically remote pipeline monitoring requirements for ASVs (automatic shutoff valves) and RCVs

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