West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 24B. GAS PIPELINE SAFETY.
ARTICLE 3. DUTIES OF PIPELINE COMPANIES.
Every pipeline company shall comply with the provisions of this chapter and of all valid regulations and orders issued by the commission.
Every pipeline company shall file with the commission a plan for inspection and maintenance of the pipeline facilities owned or operated by it, and shall subsequently file any changes in such plan, in form and content as the commission may prescribe.
Every pipeline company shall file with the commission an annual report showing: (1) Name and address of the pipeline company filing the report; (2) all accidents or incidents involving its pipeline facilities that occurred during the preceding twelve months involving personal injury requiring hospitalization, fatality, or property damage exceeding $1,000, together with a summary of the pipeline company's investigation as to the cause and circumstances surrounding such accident or incident; and (3) such other information as the commission may require.
Nothing in this chapter shall affect the common law or statutory tort liability of any person.