Pipeline 2020


June 9, 2011

PG&E Will Quickly Review Independent Report Findings, Take Action

In response to today’s release of a report from the California Public Utilities Commission Independent Review Panel, PG&E issued the following statement from Lee Cox, interim chairman and CEO, PG&E Corporation.

June 8, 2011

Lee Cox Talks with the San Jose Mercury News: PG&E Board Works to Restore Trust in Utility

Since the natural gas explosion in San Bruno in September, PG&E has been rigorously evaluating its operations and policies and making needed changes to assure customers of the safety of its systems.

Antioch Pressure Testing
June 2, 2011

PG&E’s Top Leaders Apologize for San Bruno Accident, Outline Steps to Improve Safety

In a full-page open letter appearing in daily and weekly newspapers throughout the company’s service area, PG&E’s leaders apologized for last year’s tragic natural gas accident in San Bruno and outlined actions the company is taking to improve the safety of its operations and restore public confidence.

May 23, 2011

PG&E Open House to Answer Questions about Pipeline Pressure Tests

PG&E will host an Open House event this week to talk to residents about an upcoming pipeline pressure test that will be conducted in San Jose.

May 16, 2011

PG&E Open House to Answer Questions about Pipeline Pressure Tests

PG&E will host an Open House event this week to talk to residents about an upcoming pipeline pressure test that will be conducted in South San Francisco.

April 28, 2011

PG&E Updates San Bruno Residents on Pipeline Efforts at Town Hall Meeting

More than 100 San Bruno residents and other interested parties filled the San Bruno Senior Center to discuss recovery efforts in a town hall event hosted by Representative Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) on Wednesday night.

April 6, 2011

CPUC Holds Hearing in San Bruno

On April 5, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) held a hearing in San Bruno “to hear public testimony related to gas pipeline safety,” one of three such hearings the CPUC will hold around the state. Hearings in Los Angeles and Santa Rosa will follow.

March 17, 2011

Commentary: PG&E Made Sincere, Solid Effort to Meet Commission’s Order

Ever since the terrible event on Sept. 9, 2010, in San Bruno, PG&E has been working diligently to help investigators find out what caused the accident as well as to make sure that something like it never happens again.

CPUC Records
March 16, 2011

UPDATE: PG&E Files Action Plan for Pipeline Testing, Updates Records Review

March 16 Update: In response to a letter from CPUC Executive Director Paul Clanon, PG&E issued the following statement: PG&E’s highest priority is the safety of its customers and the communities we serve.

March 10, 2011

UPDATE: PG&E Continues Work to Collect, Validate Pipeline Records

To enhance the safety of its 1,800 miles of gas pipelines that run through populated areas, PG&E continues its around-the-clock effort to collect, scan, index and validate all…

March 3, 2011

NTSB Day 3 Update: Hearing Explored Wide Range of Issues; Concludes

Thursday’s final panel at the National Transportation Safety Board’s hearing into the San Bruno accident on Sept. 9, 2010, focused on inspection tools available to the gas pipeline industry.

March 3, 2011

NTSB Day 3 Morning Update: PG&E Helping Advance Inspection Tools

The third day of the National Transportation Safety Board’s fact-finding hearing on the San Bruno gas pipeline accident opens this morning in Washington, D.C.

March 2, 2011

NTSB Day 2 Morning Update: PG&E Has Enhanced Safety Partnerships

The second day of a three-day fact-finding hearing into the San Bruno pipeline accident takes place in Washington, D.C., today.

March 1, 2011

NTSB Day One Update: With Pipeline 2020, PG&E Commits to Expanding Use of Remote Valves

As part of its Pipeline 2020 program, announced last fall, PG&E has begun an aggressive program to modernize its natural gas pipeline system.

NTSB Day Two
February 27, 2011

NTSB San Bruno Hearing: PG&E to Answer Safety Panel’s Questions; Already Taking Action to Enhance Integrity, Safety

On March 1-3, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a 3-day public hearing in Washington, D.C., as part of its ongoing investigation into the tragic San Bruno gas pipeline accident last September.

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