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  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc.
    Release Date05/07/2021
    Release DateMay 7, 2021
    In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, INGAA Foundation members are taking steps to protect our workers and the people in the communities where we work as we stay committed to our dedication to “Create and maintain a safe and reliable natural gas pipeline system that serves the ...
  • Yong-Yi Wang, Ph.D.
    Release Date05/03/2021
    Release DateMay 3, 2021
    This guidance document is the result of a Joint Industry Project with fourteen pipeline operators and two industry integrity management service providers.  The overall objective of this project is the development of a best-practice document on managing ground movement hazards. The hazards of ...
  • Release Date08/21/2020
    Release DateAugust 21, 2020
    This guidance document is the result of a Joint Industry Project with sixteen pipeline operators.  It provides a summary of recommended and suggested processes and steps that pipeline operators can use to provide a consistent framework for proactively managing landslide hazards that can or ...
  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc. and Black & Veatch
    Release Date05/07/2019
    Release DateMay 7, 2019
    This study on the role of natural gas in the transition to a lower-carbon economy was undertaken to examine trends affecting energy use in the United States over a 20-year horizon, from 2020 to 2040, with a focus on understanding how natural gas complements a lower-carbon economy, while identifying potential challenges and opportunities for the natural gas pipeline industry.
  • The INGAA Foundation, CEPA Foundation
    Release Date12/11/2018
    Release DateDecember 11, 2018
    This guide provides the details related to the role of the Owner Company’s Facilities Construction Inspector (“Inspector”), in terms of monitoring and inspection requirements throughout the lifecycle of the field component of the facilities construction process. This document is ...
  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc., P-PIC
    Release Date07/27/2018
    Release DateJuly 27, 2018
    During the first quarter of 2018, The INGAA Foundation commissioned a report by Process Performance Improvement Consulting (P-PIC) and the Center for Applied Psychological Research (CAPR) through the University of Houston to provide a detailed account of how INGAA member companies developed and ...
  • The INGAA Foundation and Trinity Consultants
    Release Date01/05/2017
    Release DateJanuary 5, 2017
    This report summarizes the impacts of natural gas compressor stations and reviews the current permitting process. Specifically, this report documents the regulations, rules, and laws which govern the siting and operation of interstate natural gas compressor stations, and how compliance with such regulations protects the health and safety of those living near a compressor station.
  • Schneider Electric for the INGAA Foundation
    Release Date12/22/2016
    Release DateDecember 22, 2016
    Rate of Change alarms are used in modern SCADA systems to notify a gas controller of sudden changes in pipeline operating characteristics such as pressure and flow rate. This study evaluates the feasibility for using SCADA “pattern of alarms” techniques to identify ruptures in gas ...
  • The INGAA Foundation and The CEPA Foundation
    Release Date05/10/2016
    Release DateMay 10, 2016
    This guide provides the details related to the role of the Owner Company’s Pipeline Construction Inspector (“Inspector”), in terms of monitoring and inspection requirements throughout the lifecycle of the pipeline construction process. This document is written ...
    Release Date05/03/2016
    Release DateMay 3, 2016
    Land movement, particularly in variable, steep, and rugged terrain, can pose a threat to the integrity of a pipeline if those threats are not mitigated. The INGAA Foundation Inc. contracted Golder Associates Inc. to review mitigation efforts on pipeline alignments or rights of way (ROWs), in ...
  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc. & ICF International
    Release Date04/12/2016
    Release DateApril 12, 2016
    The widely recognized 2014 INGAA Foundation infrastructure study projected significant infrastructure development, driven by robust market growth and continued development of North American unconventional natural gas and crude oil supplies. Market conditions have changed dramatically since completion of that study, warranting an updated analysis of infrastructure development.
  • The INGAA Foundation & Integra Realty Resources
    Release Date02/29/2016
    Release DateFebruary 29, 2016
    The INGAA Foundation Inc. retained Integra Realty Resources (IRR) to study how natural gas transmission pipelines affect the value of real estate. Analysis by IRR shows that the presence of pipelines does not affect the value of a home or its insurability.
  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc.
    Release Date10/06/2015
    Release DateOctober 6, 2015
    On May 20, 2015, The INGAA Foundation held a workforce development workshop in Houston, TX. The following report summarizes the workshop’s discussion, lists the challenges determined by the group, and outlines potential solutions and next steps for the INGAA Foundation and member companies.
  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc. and DNV GL
    Release Date10/05/2015
    Release DateOctober 5, 2015
    The INGAA Foundation published the report titled, "Criteria for Pipelines Co-Existing with Electric Power Lines," to provide technical background and best practices guidelines for pipelines collocated with high voltage electric power lines.
  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc. and Innovative Environmental Solutions, Inc.
    Release Date09/11/2015
    CopyrightThe INGAA Foundation, Inc.
    Release DateSeptember 11, 2015
    Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are a major concern of environmental advocates and policymakers. Since methane is the primary component of natural gas, rising U.S. production from the rapid development of shale gas has caused an increased focus on methane emissions associated with natural gas ...
  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc and BST Solutions
    Release Date07/31/2015
    Copyright2015 by the INGAA Foundation, Inc.
    Release DateJuly 31, 2015
    The individual – whether a company leader, or an employee – plays a key role in fostering a culture of safety. In order to further support a safety culture among its members, the INGAA Foundation developed the report titled, "Integrating Culture and Leadership: Making Safety Personal," to explore the concept of making safety personal for each individual. Fostering this ideal within each individual facilitates enriched safety cultures within a company and the industry as a whole.
  • The INGAA Foundation, Inc. and Innovative Environmental Solutions, Inc. & Optimized Technical Solutions
    Release Date10/29/2014
    Release DateOctober 29, 2014
    Based on these expected air regulation changes that result in new requirements to reduce NOx from existing equipment, a significant number of stationary engines that drive natural gas compressors in interstate natural gas transmission service will likely require modification to meet new federal or state NOx rules or permitting requirements.