Control Room Compliance to PHMSA 49 CFR Now Required
- The 2015 Pipeline Safety Reauthorization Act is passed into law in January 2016.
- Many pipelines currently not under PHMSA will now fall under PHMSA oversight.
- Industry expects that future control room inspections will become increasingly more stringent.
- The focus will be on reliable, safe operations, ensuring the operating experience is captured and used to continually improve operating practice.
EnerSys would like to help you answer “what am i going to do about it?”
EnerSys stands at the forefront of working with oil and gas companies to implement plans, procedures, and tools through a proven pipeline control room environment. We encourage our customers to operate with excellence, to go beyond compliance exceeding the CRM regulations, and fully gain the benefits of increased operations effectiveness. As such, EnerSys specializes in the implementation of high-performance, PHMSA CRM-compliant control rooms for pipeline operators by leveraging in-depth knowledge of pipeline operations, control room procedures, alarm rationalization processes, SCADA practices, and the latest PHMSA 49 CFR regulations, in addition to the recommended best practices as determined by the ISA standards for process automation industries.
Beginning in 2008, EnerSys formed strategic relationships with experts who had, over decades, established control room practices for the process industries. EnerSys worked with these process industry experts to develop a comprehensive approach for pipeline operators that includes established procedures, tools, and services for implementing reliable, safe operations in the pipeline control room.
The result is EnerSys Pipeline Operations Excellence Management System (POEMS).
Find Out How POEMS can benefit your Pipeline Control Room