Subpart I-Requirements for
Amdt. 192-4, 36 FR 12302, June 30, 1971, unless otherwise noted.
(a) This subpart prescribes minimum requirements for the protection
of metallic pipelines from external, internal, and atmospheric corrosion.
[Amdt. 192-4, 36 FR 12302, June 30, 1971, as amended by Amdt. 192-27, 41 FR
34606, Aug. 16, 1976; Amdt. 192-33, 43 FR 39389, Sept. 5, 1978]
Applicability to converted pipelines.
Notwithstanding the date the pipeline was installed or any earlier
deadlines for compliance, each pipeline which qualifies for use under this
part in accordance with N 192.14 must meet the requirements of this subpart
specifically applicable to pipelines installed before August 1, 1971, and all
other applicable requirements within 1 year after the pipeline is readied for
service. However, the requirements of this subpart specifically applicable to
pipeline installed after July 31, 1971, apply if the pipeline substantially
meets those requirements before it is readied for service or it is a segment
which is replaced, relocated, or substantially altered.
[Amdt. 192-30, 42 FR 60148, Nov. 25, 1977]
Each operator shall establish procedures to implement the
requirements of this subpart. These procedures, including those for the
design, installation, operation and maintenance of cathodic protection
systems, must be carried out by, or under the direction of, a person qualified
by experience and training in pipeline corrosion control methods.
after July 31, 1971.
(a) Except as provided in paragraphs (b), (c), and (f) of this
section, each buried or submerged pipeline installed after July 31, 1971, must
be protected against external corrosion, including the following:
(1) It must have an external protective coating meeting the
requirements of N 192.461.