WHY PIPE LINES HAVE TOP SAFETY RECORD

A discussion covers pipeline accident fatalities vs. those in other forms of transportation (45 pipeline in 1971 vs. 1877 marine, 615 railroad, 1521 aviation, 1360 rail-highway crossings, and 53,640 highway); the importance of corrosion control, with 82% of U.S. gas transmission systems cathodically protected; damage from outside forces responsible for 70% of distribution line incidents and 50% of transmission line failures in a three-year period; effective use of safety administrators and safety committees; and corrosion control programs.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  USA  77001
  • Authors:
    • WALKER, J R
  • Publication Date: 1974-3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056419
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM