New Pipeline Construction Reports

New pipeline construction reports are required by 16 TAC §8.115 "New Construction Commencement Report". Generally, the required Form PS-48 pertains to transmission lines, gathering lines inside a (non-rural or) Class 2, 3 or 4 location and certain distribution systems. The notification is due 30 or 60 days before construction starts depending on the project, specific reporting requirements can be found in 16 TAC §8.115

Effective September 1, 2023, new construction reports must be submitted using the Pipeline, Inspection, Permitting and Evaluation System (RRC PIPES) application. Monthly reports outlined in 16 TAC 8.115(a)(4)(B) and 8.115(a)(5)(B) may be emailed to to read the full NTO please visit

If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact RRC Pipeline Safety Department at

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