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PG&E submits final report on Gas Pipeline Safety Enhancement Plan to CPUC

Report documents conclusion of extensive, multi-year safety plan to upgrade gas transmission pipeline system

SAN FRANCISCO, CA-- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) its final report on the company’s extensive multi-year Pipeline Safety Enhancement Plan (PSEP). This report details the hundreds of projects undertaken by PG&E to implement safety, operational reliability and environmentally-focused upgrades and enhancements to its natural gas transmission pipeline system.

The PSEP was formally submitted to the CPUC on August 26, 2011, with the goal of enhancing safety and improving operations of the gas transmission pipeline system, which now totals approximately 6,600 miles. PG&E completed 585 projects that include installing automated valves, strength testing, replacing, upgrading, and in-line inspecting (ILI) its system. The last PSEP project became operational in November 2018.