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RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS Mapping Requirements & Processing T-4 Forms Pipeline Safety Division Lori Mireles - Mapping Requirements Bruce Waterman – T-4 Permits

RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS Mapping Requirements Pipeline Safety Division Lori Mireles

Presentation Overview

Digital and Hard Copy Submission Requirements

How to Avoid Digital Data Rejections by Exploding the Data


Helpful Resources

Steps to Search Pipeline Permits

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Pipeline Mapping

Digital Submissions

Pipeline Safety – Mapping – Digital Submissions

Steps to Set up an FTP account (File Transfer Protocol)

The software that enables files to be transmitted over data lines from one computer to another

Submit Email to Request an FTP Account

Email should contain: FTP Request Contact Person and Title Company Name Address Phone Number

Sample Email to Request an FTP Account

Email should be sent to: [email protected]

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Pipeline Mapping

Steps to Instructions for Submitting and Receiving Digital Data via FTP Instructions for Submitting Digital

Lower case “t” Maximum of 8 characters Required files: .shp, .dbf, .shx and .prj

Sample Email for an FTP Submission

Subject: Pipeline operator name Body: Operator Name and Address Type of Submission Type of Datum T-4 Permit/Mapping Contact

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Steps to Attribute Definitions Attribute Definitions

Be sure to add all the *Required Fields in Red A T-4 Amend code should be listed for each line segment

Steps to Commodity List Commodity List

Commodity Description (Butane/Butylene), Commodity (HVL), Systype (Q)

Steps to Vendor List Vendor List

Software Vendor List for Submitting Digital Data All vendors on this list have been approved to submit the required data

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Steps to Hard Copy Map Submissions Hard Copy Submission Requirements

7.5 minute USGS Quad – 24X29 in. – 1 to 24,000 scale Operator name T-4 Permit Number System names Counties Date created Numbered quads T-4 Permit/Mapping contact person and phone number

Maps should have this essential information:

Coordinates, Quad Name Border notation, County/State Line, City Name/Limits, Roads & Map Scale, One permit per Map

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Pipeline Mapping

Labeling Pipelines (Option 1) – Label diameters, Specify multiple lines using same R.O.W., UseT4 amendment codes to color code pipelines.

Labeling Pipelines (Option 2) – Highlight all changes, Mark intersections/attributes with a dot. Identify the change.

Sample Email to Request Digital Data

Operator name and Address T-4 Permit number Contact information

Sample Email from RRC to Operator

The name of the file to download is p04152014_1.tar.gz

Extracted data for t4 permit 09999 Retrieving Data from the Railroad Commission

Original FTP instructions *See Instructions for DOS FTP for visual reference of instructions at the end of this handout

Pipeline Mapping

How to Avoid Digital Data Rejections by Exploding the Data

Explode your Data using Advanced Editing Tools

How to set up Advanced Editing Tools

Identifying Multi-Part Features

Identifying Multi-Part Features

Explode Multi-Part Feature

Identifying Multi-Part Features Update your shape file with these new changes You are now ready to send your digital to the FTP site


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Wrong Projection UTM/State Plane Projection Correct Projection Geographic Coordinate System Check your Coordinates Verify your coordinates at the bottom of your window.

Pipeline Mapping

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Steps to Public GIS Map Viewers

Enhanced Public GIS Viewer Legacy Public GIS Viewer

Steps to Data Online Research Queries

Steps to Search T-4 Pipeline Permits - Enter your permit number – Click on Search Go down to Actions – View this document – Documents appear

Steps to Print T-4 Pipeline Permits

Click on Download to print all pages Click on Download Page to print page of interest only Additional Helpful Information: Instructions for using FTP Software – FTP Password for Sending and Retrieving Digital Data – Instructions for DOS FTP - FAQ’s

RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS T-4 Permitting Pipeline Safety Division Bruce Waterman

Permitting Rules

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If a pipeline leaves the lease… Regulated and Non-Regulated lines Permits may have only one fluid… Pipeline should be continuous… Permits should be amended… If pipelines are regulated…

Permitting Pipelines

Permitting Pipelines

Pipeline Permitting & Mapping Standards

Pipeline Permitting & Mapping Standards

Pipeline Permitting Forms

Pipeline Permitting Forms

PS-48 form needed 30 days before construction starts

24 hour notice for any lines over 100 ppms of H2S

New Construction Report

Pipeline Permitting Forms

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T-4 needed for any amendment except cancellation of a permit T-4B

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pipeline transfer needed for: Change of operator (A sells to B) Operator name change (ABC LP becomes ABC LLC) Partial transfer to another operator permit renewal form Annual renewal with NO changes to the pipeline system.

T-4A is “the permit”.

ABC Pipeline Company 223456 P.O. Box 234 Austin, TX 78701 X Jane Smith Pipeline Company X X X X Hydrogen X X X X X Mark Smith X X 6/10/13

Mark Smith

Pipeline Permitting Forms

PS8000A form needed for:

1. A new permit 2. Mileage being added to permit 3. When requested by RRC

ABC Pipeline Company 20.00

09000 ABC Pipeline System Refined Products X 20.00



X52FBE X 1 Travis

ABC Pipeline Company X Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson

123 Operating Company X John Smith Pipeline Company 5 miles Hydrogen John Smith

John Smith

Sample Cover Letters & Overview Maps

Contact Information

Kristi Schulz -------------- (512)-463-7090 Operators A-D (plus Enbridge & Enterprise) Bruce Waterman--------- (512)-463-3046 Operators E-L (plus Copano) Brent Mosby -------------- (512)-463-6519 Operators M-Z Digital Submissions Lori Mireles --------------- (512)-463-7032 Colby Broadway--------- (512)-524-601 9 E-mail: [email protected]