PURA: Gas Pipeline Safety

Gas Pipeline Safety

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) is responsible for pipeline safety in Connecticut. 

Emergencies:

Natural Gas

What to do if you smell natural gas   |  Who to call (Emergencies and Non-Emergencies) - Natural Gas

Propane Gas 

What to do if you smell propane gas   | Who to call (Emergencies and Non-Emergencies) - Propane Gas

Additional Safety Information:

What do I need to know about Carbon Monoxide?

How do I make sure my gas appliances are safe?

What are the safety concerns for gas meters?

Are there gas pipes for which I am responsible?

Connecticut's excavation damage prevention program

Background Information:

What is natural gas?   |    How was natural gas formed?

What is Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)?

How does natural gas get to Connecticut?

What are the segments of the natural gas industry?

What transmission pipelines serve Connecticut?

What do transmission pipelines look like?

How is natural gas transported throughout Connecticut?

Are certain propane systems subject to PURA ovesight?

What is Gas Pipeline Safety?

What is the Gas Pipeline Safety Unit Inspection Program?

Contact Information:

PURA Gas Pipeline Safety Unit
Karl Baker
Public Utilities Supervisor of Technical Analysis
karl.baker@ct.gov 860-827-2661
Bruce Benson Public Utilities Engineer III bruce.benson@ct.gov 860-827-2641
Daniel Nivison Public Utilities Engineer III daniel.nivison@ct.gov 860-827-2780
John DePaolo Public Utilities Engineer I 860-827-2604
Daniel Tomasino Engineer Intern daniel.tomasino@ct.gov 860-827-2877
Kevin Dowling Engineer Intern kevin.dowling@ct.gov 860-827-2676

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Content last updated April 2014