Report or Study:  Pipeline Incidents Continue to Impact Residents – FracTracker Alliance

Date:  2018

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In this compilation of reports, we can see that the majority of incidents (64%) and damages (also 64%) are caused by hazardous liquids pipelines, even though the liquids account for less than 8% of the total mileage of the network. The survey also shows 1,283 out of the 3,853 (32%) incidents occurred in pipelines that were 10 years old or younger. A large number of these incidents are unforced errors, due to poor quality equipment or operator error.

Topics:  Fracking / Gas Development, Petrochemicals

Regions:  National, Pennsylvania, Southwestern Pennsylvania


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