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The FPI is the technical regulating authority for all pipeline systems which are subordinated to the Swiss Federal Pipelines Act (SR 746.1).

Precisely it concerns oil pipelines outside of industrial and tank facilities as well as natural gas systems with a maximal operating pressure (MOP) above 5 bar.

The FPI is not responsible for all other kind of pipelines, such as those within industrial facilities or those intended for the transport of other substances than hydrocarbons.

The FPI fulfills his function in Switzerland and in the Princedom of Liechtenstein.