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SWG-2017-00390 - Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company, LLC - Gulf of Mexico - Offshore, Texas

Published Aug. 1, 2017
Expiration date: 8/31/2017

Full Public Notice          Project Plans

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to decommission-in-place an existing pipeline segment number 4613.  The applicant states that due to the depth of the pipeline below the seafloor, removal would cause significant disturbance and ecological damage to the sea bottom and removal of the line introduces unnecessary safety risks to the dive and removal crew.

In accordance with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement 30 CFR 250.1750 pipeline decommissioning requirements, the applicant proposes to:  1. Disconnect from previously serviced platform and subsea tie-in connection; 2. Flush by pigging, and filling with seawater to equalize the line pressure; 3. Plug each end of the pipeline; and 4. Confirm depth of cover at the pipeline ends, and cover endpoints with protective concrete mats.