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Oil


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.


OIL SECTION
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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Environment
FERC has no jurisdiction over construction or maintenance of production wells, oil pipelines, refineries, or storage facilities. Read More



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Updated: October 7, 2014