High-pressure gas pipelines - recognition as an expert Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

High-pressure gas pipelines which serve as energy installations within the meaning of the Energy Economics Act for the supply of gas and which are designed for a maximum permissible operating pressure of more than 16 bar must be prepared by an expert for leakage, strength and the presence of the necessary safety devices. If you wish to work as an expert in the field of high-pressure gas pipelines, you must be recognised as an expert by the competent body.

Formal written application for recognition. Certificate of successful completion of a relevant technical or scientific degree at a university, university or university of applied sciences. Current certificate of leadership (not older than 3 months) Either: Valid certificate from an assessment body (certification body) accredited for the certification of persons who check the technical safety of high-pressure gas pipelines. Or: Proof of membership of an inspection body accredited for the verification of the technical safety of high-pressure gas pipelines. Declaration by the employer that the expert to be recognised is in active professional life and that he is free from instructions from his superiors or employer in the course of his audit work. In verifying personal reliability, the authorising authority may, in addition to the documents listed, request other documents which are likely to make a statement on the applicant's personal reliability in individual cases.


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Preconditions
You can be recognized as an expert in high-pressure gas pipelines if you have the necessary expertise, reliability and independence.

Hints
Equivalent evidence from other Member States: Evidence of compliance with requirements in accordance with Sections 12 to 14 gasHDrLtgV, which in another Member State of the European Union Or in another State Party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area domestic evidence is equivalent to them or shows that the requirements of Sections 12 to 14 GasHDrLtgV have been met. Note: Experts who have been recognised by one Land on the basis of the abovementioned documents are also considered to be recognised in the other Länder without any further formalities.

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Hessian Ministry of Economy, Energy, Transport and Regional Development

Last update or date of publication
20.03.2012