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July 30, 2015 - Technical Conference on the Five-Year Review of the Oil Pipeline Index Notice PDF | Event Details

June 30, 2015 - FERC invites comments on its five-year review of the oil pipeline pricing index NOI PDF | FERC's Calculations XLS
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Regulating Oil Pipelines

The Commission's responsibilities include:

  • Regulation of rates and practices of oil pipeline companies engaged in interstate transportation;
  • Establishment of equal service conditions to provide shippers with equal access to pipeline transportation; and
  • Establishment of reasonable rates for transporting petroleum and petroleum products by pipeline.

Annual Charges
The Commission receives an annual appropriation from Congress to defray its operating costs. Read More
Safety & Inspections
Once oil projects become operational, safety is regulated, monitored and enforced by the Department of Transportation.
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FERC has no jurisdiction over construction or maintenance of production wells, oil pipelines, refineries, or storage facilities. Read More

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Updated: July 13, 2015