API RP 1161

Recommended Practice for Pipeline Operator Qualification (OQ)

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 February 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 267
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The purpose of this recommended practice is to provide guidance for developing and maintaining an Operator Qualification (OQ) program. This document is comprised of the Recommended Practice along with normative and non-mandatory, informative annexes.

This RP is applicable for all pipelines, both onshore and offshore, subject to 49 CFR Part 192 and/or Part 195. References to 49 CFR Part 192 are applicable to gas-transmission-only tasks, and references to 49 CFR Part 195 are applicable to liquid-only tasks. Operators may choose to use all, part, or none of this document as applicable to their operations.

Operators should be aware that the OQ regulation is applicable only to United States Department of Transportation (DOT) jurisdictional pipelines. For purposes of this document, the word "pipeline" is used interchangeably with pipeline, pipeline facility, pipeline system, and any and all jurisdictional pipeline components as defined in 49 CFR Part 192 and Part 195.

Document History

API RP 1161
February 1, 2019
Recommended Practice for Pipeline Operator Qualification (OQ)
The purpose of this recommended practice is to provide guidance for developing and maintaining an Operator Qualification (OQ) program. This document is comprised of the Recommended Practice along...
January 1, 2014
Recommended Practice for Pipeline Operator Qualification (OQ)
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April 1, 2012
Recommended Practice for Pipeline Operator Qualification (OQ)
The purpose of this recommended practice is to provide guidance for developing and maintaining a compliant Operator Qualification (OQ) program. Operators may choose to use all, part or none of this...
April 1, 2012
Recommended Practice for Pipeline Operator Qualification (OQ)
The purpose of this recommended practice is to provide guidance for developing and maintaining a compliant Operator Qualification (OQ) program. Operators may choose to use all, part or none of this...
April 1, 2012
Recommended Practice for Pipeline Operator Qualification (OQ)
The purpose of this recommended practice is to provide guidance for developing and maintaining a compliant Operator Qualification (OQ) program. Operators may choose to use all, part or none of this...

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