Construction Of A Facility
Any activity conducted during the initial construction of a pipeline including the removal of earth, vegetation, or obstructions along the proposed pipeline right-of-way. The term does not include:
- surveying or acquiring the right-of-way;
- clearing the right-of-way with the consent of the owner;
- repairing or maintaining an existing sour gas pipeline facility; or
- installing valves or meters or other devices or fabrications on an existing pipeline if such devices or fabrication do not result in an increase in the area of influence.
Source: Oil and Gas Division, Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Chapter 3, February 2013. Regulations