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Arkansas

97
Incidents

8
Fatalities

21
Injuries

$17.9M
Property Damages

64
Gas Incidents

33
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the Arkansas Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'86

1986

5 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 60%

Corrosion : 20%

All Other Causes : 20%

'87

1987

4 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 25%

All Other Causes : 75%

'88

1988

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'89

1989

11 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 9%

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 9%

Excavation Damage : 27%

Corrosion : 9%

All Other Causes : 45%

'90

1990

6 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 17%

Excavation Damage : 33%

All Other Causes : 50%

'91

1991

10 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 10%

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 10%

Excavation Damage : 40%

Corrosion : 20%

All Other Causes : 20%

'94

1994

3 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 33%

Excavation Damage : 67%

'95

1995

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 50%

Corrosion : 50%

'96

1996

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 33%

All Other Causes : 67%

'97

1997

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'98

1998

4 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 50%

Incorrect Operation : 25%

All Other Causes : 25%

'99

1999

2 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'00

2000

4 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 25%

Excavation Damage : 25%

All Other Causes : 50%

'01

2001

5 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 80%

All Other Causes : 20%

'02

2002

7 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 14%

Natural Force Damage : 14%

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 14%

Excavation Damage : 57%

'03

2003

2 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'04

2004

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 33%

Corrosion : 67%

'05

2005

3 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 33%

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 33%

Corrosion : 33%

'06

2006

1 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 100%

'07

2007

3 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 33%

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 33%

Excavation Damage : 33%

'08

2008

3 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 33%

Corrosion : 67%

'09

2009

6 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 33%

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 17%

Incorrect Operation : 17%

Excavation Damage : 17%

Corrosion : 17%

'10

2010

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 50%

Corrosion : 50%

'11

2011

2 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'12

2012

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

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The map displays only "significant incidents," defined by PHMSA, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, as those that caused either a death or serious injury, cost more than $50,000, released more than 50 barrels of liquid, or caused a fire or explosion (see the official definition here). It includes incidents through Sept. 28, 2012. Many incidents lack sufficient location data and do not appear on the map.
Source: PHMSA

Date Operator Fatalities Injuries Property Damage Cause
Feb. 24, 1986 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $263K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
June 27, 1986 Texas Eastern Transmission Lp (Spectra Energy Corp) 0 0 $949K External Corrosion
July 24, 1986 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $0 Unspecified Pipe Body Or Seam
Nov. 2, 1986 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $332K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
Nov. 10, 1986 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $134K Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 14, 1987 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 2 $174K Miscellaneous Cause
June 29, 1987 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $6,444 Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 13, 1987 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $123K External Corrosion
Dec. 16, 1987 Arkansas Western Gas Co 0 0 $111K Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 15, 1988 Arkansas Western Gas Co 0 0 $253K Third Party Excavation Damage
April 15, 1988 Sunoco Pipeline L.P. 0 0 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 31, 1989 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $125K Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
March 6, 1989 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 1 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
March 30, 1989 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $138K Third Party Excavation Damage
June 16, 1989 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $26.7K Third Party Excavation Damage
July 4, 1989 Koch Pipeline Company, L.P. Ammonia 0 1 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 1, 1989 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $9,427 Miscellaneous Cause
Sept. 2, 1989 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 3 1 $244K Unspecified Outside Force Damage
Nov. 6, 1989 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $7,476 External Corrosion
Nov. 10, 1989 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $15.8K Miscellaneous Cause
Dec. 18, 1989 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $5,363 Miscellaneous Cause
Dec. 23, 1989 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $286K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
April 13, 1990 Centerpoint Energy Mississippi River Gas Transmission Corp 0 0 $157K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 6, 1990 Centerpoint Energy Mississippi River Gas Transmission Corp 0 0 $157K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
Sept. 27, 1990 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 1 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Nov. 7, 1990 Koch Pipeline Company, L.P. Ammonia 0 0 $157K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 29, 1990 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $235K Miscellaneous Cause
Dec. 30, 1990 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $70.5K Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 4, 1991 Texas Gas Transmission, Llc 0 0 $355K Unspecified Natural Force Damage
Jan. 22, 1991 Natural Gas Pipeline Co Of America (Kmi) 0 0 $108K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
May 8, 1991 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 1 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
May 14, 1991 Natural Gas Pipeline Co Of America (Kmi) 0 0 $147K Internal Corrosion
May 27, 1991 Texas Eastern Product Pipeline Co 0 0 $99.7K Miscellaneous Cause
June 1, 1991 Texas Eastern Transmission Lp (Spectra Energy Corp) 0 0 $136K Third Party Excavation Damage
July 24, 1991 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $151K Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 17, 1991 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $65.4K Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
Oct. 17, 1991 Louisiana Nevada Transit 0 0 $100K Third Party Excavation Damage
Oct. 29, 1991 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 1 $113K External Corrosion
May 18, 1994 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $106K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Aug. 26, 1994 Texas Eastern Product Pipeline Co 0 0 $27.6K Third Party Excavation Damage
Oct. 10, 1994 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 4 $35.3K Third Party Excavation Damage
March 29, 1995 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $159K External Corrosion
July 27, 1995 Mobil Pipeline Co Empire 0 0 $207K Third Party Excavation Damage
April 16, 1996 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $12.2K Miscellaneous Cause
June 15, 1996 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $136K Third Party Excavation Damage
June 20, 1996 Sun Pipe Line Company 0 0 $406 Miscellaneous Cause
April 15, 1997 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $33.3K Third Party Excavation Damage
April 17, 1997 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $36K Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 8, 1997 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $133K Third Party Excavation Damage
Jan. 16, 1998 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $790K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
July 15, 1998 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $105K Miscellaneous Cause
Oct. 12, 1998 North Little Rock Housing Authority 0 0 $132K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
Dec. 14, 1998 Associated Natural Gas Company 0 1 $0 Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Aug. 6, 1999 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $43.5K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Nov. 17, 1999 Arkansas Western Gas Co 0 0 $117K Third Party Excavation Damage
April 17, 2000 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $30.6K Miscellaneous Cause
May 18, 2000 Lion Oil Trading & Transportation, Inc 0 0 $9,422 Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 7, 2000 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $10.8K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Nov. 6, 2000 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 1 1 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 3, 2001 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $435K Third Party Excavation Damage
June 19, 2001 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $111K Third Party Excavation Damage
July 30, 2001 Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Aug. 15, 2001 Arkansas Western Gas Co 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Nov. 5, 2001 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 1 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Feb. 7, 2002 Koch Pipeline Company, L.P. Ammonia 0 0 $8,361 Intentional Damage
Feb. 19, 2002 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
March 19, 2002 Centerpoint Energy Mississippi River Gas Transmission Corp 0 0 $194K Heavy Rains/Floods
March 21, 2002 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $12.1K Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
Aug. 21, 2002 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 1 $0 Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
Sept. 8, 2002 Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp 1 0 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Nov. 24, 2002 Natural Gas Pipeline Co Of America (Kmi) 0 0 $141K Environmental Cracking Related
Jan. 2, 2003 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 1 $0 Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
May 13, 2003 Centerpoint Energy Pipeline Services 0 0 $389K Lightning
March 12, 2004 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $119K External Corrosion
April 18, 2004 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $7,124 Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
Nov. 11, 2004 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $235K External Corrosion
April 12, 2005 Centerpoint Energy Mississippi River Gas Transmission Corp 0 0 $260K External Corrosion
Dec. 12, 2005 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $175K Earth Movement
Dec. 13, 2005 Centerpoint Energy Mississippi River Gas Transmission Corp 0 0 $259K Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
June 9, 2006 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $112K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Oct. 4, 2007 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $424K Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
Nov. 18, 2007 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 0 0 $266K Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
Dec. 28, 2007 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $513K Earth Movement
Jan. 4, 2008 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $148K External Corrosion
July 1, 2008 Centerpoint Energy Mississippi River Gas Transmission Corp 0 1 $163K Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation
Sept. 6, 2008 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $450K External Corrosion
March 11, 2009 Arkansas Western Gas Co 0 0 $418K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 12, 2009 Te Products Pipeline Company, Llc 3 0 $3.88M Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Oct. 28, 2009 Trunkline Gas Co 0 0 $418K External Corrosion
Dec. 10, 2009 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $131K Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
Dec. 20, 2009 Reliant Energy Arkla, Div Of Reliant Energy Resourc 0 0 $144K Earth Movement
Dec. 22, 2009 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $274K Heavy Rains/Floods
April 15, 2010 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $162K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 28, 2010 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $243K External Corrosion
Feb. 18, 2011 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $152K Miscellaneous Cause
Oct. 23, 2011 Centerpoint Energy Gas Transmission 0 0 $184K Lightning
Jan. 25, 2012 Lion Oil Trading & Transportation, Inc 0 0 $42.5K Third Party Excavation Damage