Pipeline Inspections

San Bruno explosion, gas pipeline

Pressure Increase On San Bruno Line Violated Rules

The pressure increases that occurred on the natural gas pipeline that exploded in San Bruno last fall violated federal regulations, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle.

CBS San Francisco–02/20/2011

Fire engulfs homes in San Bruno. (AP)

PUC Audit Questions PG&E Gas Pipeline Inspection Methods

A May audit by the California Public Utilities Commission has brought the way Pacific Gas and Electric inspects most of its high pressure natural gas pipelines into question.