DOT Pipeline Compliance Workshop | August 27-29, 2024

hmella · February 23, 2024

This workshop is applicable for anyone who is new to, or has an interest in, pipeline regulations; those who could use a refresher; or anyone who needs a better understanding of recent changes and developments in pipeline regulations, including PHMSA Advisory Bulletins and new, pending and proposed rulemakings.


Our popular 3-day workshop provides participants with an overview of Gas and Liquid pipeline operations, engineering concepts and compliance requirements, as well as a clear understanding of how the regulatory process works.


  • An overview of DOT/OPS pipeline compliance requirements in 49 CFR 191, 192, 194, 195, and 199
  • State and Federal agency roles for pipeline safety
  • PHMSA Jurisdiction
  • PHMSA Inspections and Enforcement Processes
  • Engineering Concepts and Stress – Strain Relationships; %SMYS
  • Design Requirements
  • Construction Requirements
  • Corrosion Control Concepts and Requirements
  • Operations and Maintenance Requirements
  • Emergency Response Requirements
  • Damage Prevention Programs
  • Operator Qualification Programs
  • Drug and Alcohol Programs
  • Public Awareness Programs
  • Integrity Management (gas and liquid) Programs
  • Control Room Management Programs


Our trainer will proceed through the curriculum at a pace consistent with the class. Breakfast is available as early as 7:30 AM and class will start at 8 AM. Lunch is served around 11:30 AM with breaks for coffee and snacks throughout the day. The class will conclude each day around 5 PM.


PSI Training Headquarters (RCP Inc.)
801 Louisiana St., Ste. 200
Houston, TX 77002


  • Mr. W. R. (Bill) Byrd
    Mr. W. R. (Bill) Byrd
  • Mr. Mike LaMont
    Mr. Mike LaMont
  • Mr. DeWitt Burdeaux
    Mr. DeWitt Burdeaux
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Mr. W. R. (Bill) Byrd

President, RCP Inc.

As founder and principal of RCP Inc., Mr. Byrd enjoys a solid reputation for working with the public, corporate executives, legal representatives, and regulatory agencies to resolve complex regulatory, integrity management, safety, and compliance management issues. He combines exceptional analytical and communication skills with a broad background in engineering, operations, management, economics, and regulatory affairs, yielding excellent professional judgment and capabilities that can be applied to intractable problems. He is a widely respected public speaker and is routinely called upon to make presentations to industry associations and other groups at the national level. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in four states and graduated with honors from Georgia Institute of Technology for both his M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Mr. Mike LaMont

Senior Director, RCP Inc.

Mr. LaMont specializes in pipeline integrity management and regulatory compliance strategies and brings over 20 years of associated experience. Through the application of process-driven, holistic strategies, he successfully supported numerous large and small pipeline operators in achieving their program goals and objectives. His 49 CFR 191, 192, 194 and 195 expertise includes HCA determinations, data integration and risk analysis, assessment planning, rehabilitation, preventative and mitigative measures, performance measures, hazardous liquid and natural gas pipeline integrity management, pipeline safety regulatory programs, written management systems development, program audits, integrity assessments, corrosion control, consequence modeling, environmental compliance, air permitting and investigations and Root Cause Analysis.

Mr. DeWitt Burdeaux

Sr. Executive Consultant, RCP Inc.

Mr. Burdeaux has over 40 years of experience and progressive responsibility in pipeline safety compliance, training, and consulting. His qualifications include direct involvement or oversight of the development of required regulatory compliance programs meeting or exceeding OSHA, FMCSA, PHMSA/HazMat, PHMSA/Pipeline Safety while working in the private-sector. He performed oversight and served in an advisory role to pipeline engineering/operations groups regarding design standards, O&M activities, and integrity management programs for gas distribution, hazardous liquids and gas transmission pipeline systems.