PHMSA Mega Rule Compliance

PHMSA Mega Rule Compliance Services

PHMSA Mega Rule Compliance Services

Pond provides full-service or customized consulting services including design, integrity and risk assessments, and field services for transmission pipelines. Through the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and its expanded regulations (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), our team of experts work with owners and operators to gather data focusing on safety standards and procedures to ensure full compliance with Mega Rule requirements. Our team of experts helps clients mitigate risks to ensure safety for the community, the environment, and nearby infrastructure.

Design Services

  • Due Diligence Assessments
  • Hydrostatic Test Designs and Plans
  • Pipeline and Pig Trap Design
  • Repair Designs
  • Geohazard and Seismic Analysis
  • Cathodic Protection Design
  • Alternating Current (AC) Interference Study, Modeling,
    and Design

Integrity and Risk Assessments

  • Due Diligence Assessments
  • Risk Ranking/Modeling
  • Compliance Logic for Gathering Pipelines
  • Piggability Studies
  • ILI Support (turnkey)
  • ILI Pipeline Data Analysis
  • Pipeline Integrity Threat Assessment
  • Material Verification (In-Situ and Laboratory)
  • HCA and MCA Assessments
  • IMP Development, Review, and Updates
  • Audit Support
  • Pipeline Repair Method Recommendations
  • Fitness for Service
  • Gap Analysis Assessments (TVC, Compliance)
  • Data Gathering and Integration

Field Services

  • Due Diligence Assessments
  • Confirmatory and Bellhole Inspections
  • Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)
  • IMP Baseline Inspections
  • Post-Weather Event Inspections
  • Pipeline Coating Inspections
  • External Coating Assessment (DCVG and ACVG)
  • Close Interval Potential Survey
  • Cathodic Protection Survey
  • Cathodic Protection Troubleshooting and Remediation
  • External Corrosion Survey and Data Analysis
  • Soil Corrosivity and pH Testing and Analysis
  • Data Gathering and Integration


Brian Lunsford

Brian Lunsford

Vice President, Asset Integrity


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