DOT Pipeline Compliance Workshop | June 11-13, 2024

hmella · January 26, 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. Chris Foley
    Mr. Chris Foley
  • Mr. Mike LaMont
    Mr. Mike LaMont
  • Mr. Dale Golemon
    Mr. Dale Golemon
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Mr. Chris Foley

Vice President, RCP Inc.

Mr. Foley has a deep understanding of the new gas transmission regulation, including participating in the Joint Industry Trade Association Task Group to prepare for and submit comments throughout the Gas Pipeline Advisory Committee process. Mr. Foley holds three patents for MaxOp, which is widely considered the gold standard used across the gas and hazardous liquid pipeline industry for MAOP validation. He serves on the ANSI GPTC Z380 Gas Piping Technology Committee and the American Gas Association Engineering Committee. Mr. Foley has almost 30 years’ experience developing and implementing engineering and regulatory compliance solutions and technology for the oil and gas industry. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with a specialty in Systems Safety Engineering from Texas A&M University.

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. Dale Golemon

Executive Consultant III

Mr. Golemon has spent his career building industry experience, developing and implementing comprehensive regulatory compliance programs for DOT pipeline operators. Throughout his decades in the industry, he has managed Compliance Programs of every variety, maintaining each to both federal and state regulations, with a specialized focus on Control Room Management.