OQ Integrity Process Reference Documents

PHMSA Operator Qualification (OQ) Rule
https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/pipeline/operator-qualifications/operator-qualification-overview

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations
https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=37b38ac8e7169c65d9a8494e7c5927de&mc=true&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title49/49cfrv3_02.tpl#0

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASME B31Q – Pipeline Personnel Qualification
https://www.asme.org/codes-standards/find-codes-standards/b31q-pipeline-personnel-qualification

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
https://www.ansi.org/about_ansi/overview/overview?menuid=1

International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
Standard for Continuing Education and Training
https://www.iacet.org/standards/ansi-iacet-2018-1-standard-for-continuing-education-and-training/

Standard for Competency Based Learning
https://www.iacet.org/standards/standard-for-competency-based-learning/

Association for Talent Development
https://www.td.org/

ISO (International Organization for Standardization)
ISO 9001 – Quality Management
https://www.iso.org/standard/62085.html

Institute for Internal Auditors (IIA)
International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)
https://global.theiia.org/standards-guidance/Pages/Standards-and-Guidance-IPPF.aspx

OQIP Participating Associations

American Gas Association (AGA)
https://www.aga.org/

American Public Gas Association (APGA)
https://www.apga.org/home

Distribution Contractors Association (DCA)
https://dcaweb.org/default.aspx

MEA Energy Association (MEA)
https://www.meaenergy.org/

Northeast Gas Association (NGA)
https://www.northeastgas.org/index.php

Southern Gas Association (SGA)
https://www.southerngas.org/

Western Energy Institute (WEI)
https://www.westernenergy.org/

 

The OQ Integrity Process is not intended to be the basis of future regulation. While increasing consistency and standardization will result in “raising the bar” by going above and beyond current regulation, this will be achieved by voluntary actions overseen by Process participants.
The OQ Integrity Program is not intended to be the basis of future regulation. While increasing consistency and standardization will result in “raising the bar” by going above and beyond current regulation, this will be achieved by voluntary actions overseen by Program participants.