Pipeline SMS Documents

Pipeline SMS Documents and Tools

Pipeline SMS Group Webinar Materials

Click the title below to view the webinar presentations. Follow along by listening to the below audio recording of the Pipeline SMS Tools webinar.

Pipeline SMS Tools

Click the title below the view the implementation tools.

Pipeline SMS Commitment Letter and Group Agreement

API Pipeline Conference Presentations-Pipeline SMS

Alan Mayberry, PHMSA, PHMSA and Pipeline SMS
Debra Phillips, ACC, The Chemical Industry Management Systems Performance-Based Initiative

Pipeline SMS Workshop Materials

Click the title below to view the 2016 workshop presentations.

Pipeline SMS June 2017 Conformance Workshop Materials:

Pipeline SMS 2016 Annual Report

Pipeline SMS Annual Report Page 1

View the Pipeline SMS 2016 Annual Report here.

Pipeline SMS Booklets

Booklet 1 – Why a Pipeline SMS Will Benefit Pipeline Safety: This booklet introduces the values behind a SMS of flexibility, scalability and the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle as well as the benefits of establishing a holistic framework to pipeline safety.


Booklet 2 – What is a Pipeline SMS?: Booklet 2 describes the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle and its relation to industry-wide pipeline core values of safety, learning from experience, and continuous improvement. This booklet will also describe how each of the essential elements in API RP 1173 will improve safety culture.


Booklet 3 – How to Implement a Pipeline SMS: The final installment in the SMS series, this booklet includes suggestions and guidance for how to build and execute an implementation plan for API RP 1173.

If higher resolution Pipeline SMS Booklets are requested, please email PipelineSMS@api.org. To download or print a copy of API RP 1173, Pipeline Safety Management Systems, visit API’s Publications Page.