Supervision of natural gas use


A responsible person with the appropriate qualifications must be appointed as the supervisor of operations for transmission, distribution and installation pipelines (excluding small sites), filling stations and natural gas storage facilities. Operations supervisors must display knowledge of relevant legislation by passing an examination organised by Tukes.

Entrepreneurs must appoint a qualified person as operations supervisor and notify Tukes of the appointment.

Use and maintenance

The operations supervisor must make sure inspections, monitoring, servicing and maintenance measures take place on the natural gas pipeline during usage.

Repairs and alterations must be carried out on the basis of appropriate plans and using authorised service providers.

Measures taken must be documented in the supervision log.


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