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SOUTH DAKOTA/NORTH DAKOTA
PIPELINE SAFETY SEMINAR

April 22-23, 2009
Radisson Hotel, Rapid City, S.D.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009
Welcome and Introductions

Vice Chairman Steve Kolbeck, South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, Pierre, S.D. Audio

North Dakota and South Dakota One Call Updates

Larry Englerth, Executive Director, South Dakota One Call, Sioux Falls, S.D., Presentation (653 KB) Audio
Chad Olson, Director of Education and Public Relations, North Dakota One Call, Steele, N.D., Presentation (5,112 KB)

Damage Prevention/Public Awareness

Leonard Steiner, State Liaison, U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Pipeline Safety Program, Office of Pipeline Safety, Central Region, Kansas City, Mo., Presentation (1,445 KB) Audio (the audio starts at about timecode 1:40)

State Inspector Reports

Nathan Solem, Acting Pipeline Safety Program Manager, South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, Pierre, S.D., Presentation (81 KB) Audio (the audio starts at about timecode 1:29)

Review of New and Upcoming Regulations (to include Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure/Distribution Integrity Management Rule)

Wayne St. Germain, Pipeline Safety Specialist, U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Pipeline Safety Program, Training and Qualifications, Oklahoma City, Okla., Presentation: New and Upcoming Regulations (4,194 KB) and Distribution Integrity Management Program (845 KB) Audio (the audio starts at about timecode 1:11)

Session for South Dakota Operators

2009 Inspection Program Overview
Nathan Solem, Acting Pipeline Safety Program Manager, South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, Pierre, S.D., Presentation (59 KB) Audio

South Dakota Pipeline Safety Statute Overview
Stacy Splittstoesser, Pipeline Safety Engineer, South Dakota PUC, Pierre, S.D., Presentation (254 KB) Audio

Proposed Pipeline Safety Administrative Rules Overview
Kara Semmler, Staff Attorney, South Dakota PUC, Pierre, S.D.
Presentation
(65 KB) Audio

Discussion of 2008 Attorney General's Opinion: Responsibility to Mark Underground Facilities per SDCL 49-7A
Larry Englerth, Executive Director, South Dakota One Call, Sioux Falls, S.D.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009
Annual Reports

Leonard Steiner, PHMSA Central Region, Presentation (3,821 KB) Audio

Operator and State Inspectors Responsibilities of Investigating Failures, Accident and Incidents

Leonard Steiner, PHMSA Central Region, Presentation (100 KB) Audio

Corrosion Control/Cathodic Protection

Wayne St. Germain, PHMSA Training and Qualifications,
Presentation (23,012 KB) Audio

Odorization

Wayne St. Germain, PHMSA Training and Qualifications,
Presentation (2,164 KB)

Questions and Wrap Up

Wayne St. Germain, PHMSA Training and Qualifications