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Pipeline Safety Tracker

Find the Accidents Near You

Florida

56
Incidents

6
Fatalities

23
Injuries

$40.6M
Property Damages

41
Gas Incidents

15
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the Florida Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'86

1986

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 33%

Corrosion : 33%

All Other Causes : 33%

'87

1987

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'88

1988

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'89

1989

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'91

1991

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 67%

All Other Causes : 33%

'92

1992

2 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 50%

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 50%

'93

1993

3 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 33%

Excavation Damage : 67%

'96

1996

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'97

1997

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'98

1998

2 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'99

1999

3 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 33%

Natural Force Damage : 33%

Excavation Damage : 33%

'00

2000

6 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 17%

Natural Force Damage : 17%

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 17%

Excavation Damage : 33%

Corrosion : 17%

'01

2001

4 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 25%

Excavation Damage : 25%

All Other Causes : 50%

'02

2002

1 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 100%

'03

2003

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 67%

Corrosion : 33%

'04

2004

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'05

2005

1 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 100%

'06

2006

2 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'07

2007

3 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 33%

Excavation Damage : 67%

'08

2008

1 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 100%

'09

2009

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 67%

Excavation Damage : 33%

'10

2010

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 50%

Incorrect Operation : 50%

'11

2011

4 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 25%

Excavation Damage : 25%

All Other Causes : 50%

'12

2012

2 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

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More on this Data

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
May 10, 1986 Clearwater Gas Div, City Of 2 1 $625K Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 27, 1986 Sunniland Pipeline Co Inc 0 0 $357K Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
Aug. 28, 1986 Sunniland Pipeline Co Inc 0 0 $894K Unspecified Corrosion
March 10, 1987 Progress Energy 0 0 $87.1K Third Party Excavation Damage
July 7, 1987 Sawyer Gas Inc 1 0 $17 Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 19, 1988 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $422K Third Party Excavation Damage
July 1, 1989 All Pro Gas Co 0 1 $32.5K Third Party Excavation Damage
Jan. 17, 1991 Tampa Bay Pipeline Co. 0 1 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 5, 1991 Clearwater Gas Div, City Of 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 27, 1991 Central Florida Pipeline Corp 0 0 $136K Third Party Excavation Damage
Jan. 20, 1992 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $589K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
Oct. 4, 1992 Sawyer Gas Of Jacksonville Inc 1 0 $58.9K Unspecified Outside Force Damage
April 3, 1993 Peoples Gas System Inc 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
June 27, 1993 Florida Public Utilities Co 0 0 $2.16M Unspecified Outside Force Damage
Oct. 26, 1993 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 2 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
May 6, 1996 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $157K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 16, 1996 Buckeye Partners, Lp 0 0 $40.7K Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 4, 1997 Peoples Gas System Inc 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Aug. 3, 1998 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $346K Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 14, 1998 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 1 $19.4M Miscellaneous Cause
March 12, 1999 Peoples Gas Co 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
March 15, 1999 Peoples Gas System Inc 0 0 $104K Unspecified Outside Force Damage
June 27, 1999 Central Florida Pipeline Corp 0 0 $58.5K Unspecified Natural Force Damage
Jan. 29, 2000 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $335K External Corrosion
March 6, 2000 Gainesville Regional Util Gas Dept 0 1 $4,456 Unspecified Outside Force Damage
March 7, 2000 City Of Pensacola Energy Service Of Pensacola (Esp) 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
May 9, 2000 Teco Peoples Gas Lp Operations 1 1 $14.9K Third Party Excavation Damage
June 12, 2000 City Of Pensacola Energy Service Of Pensacola (Esp) 0 1 $5,093 Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
July 7, 2000 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $265K Earth Movement
Feb. 13, 2001 Central Florida Pipeline Corp 0 0 $560K Third Party Excavation Damage
March 22, 2001 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $131K Miscellaneous Cause
June 13, 2001 Gulf South Pipeline Co 0 0 $645K Unspecified Outside Force Damage
Aug. 28, 2001 Kinder Morgan Energy Partners 0 0 $187K Miscellaneous Cause
May 2, 2002 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $247K Joint/Fitting/Component
June 28, 2003 Teco Peoples Gas Lp Operations 0 1 $60.1K Third Party Excavation Damage
Nov. 20, 2003 Teco Peoples Gas Lp Operations 0 0 $601K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 6, 2003 Florida Power & Light Co 0 0 $241K External Corrosion
Feb. 26, 2004 Teco Peoples Gas Lp Operations 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 15, 2005 Central Florida Pipeline Corp 0 0 $3.64M Previous Mechanical Damage
Jan. 31, 2006 Gulf South Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $99.5K Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation
April 19, 2006 City Of Pensacola Energy Service Of Pensacola (Esp) 1 1 $3,801 Third Party Excavation Damage
April 3, 2007 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $401K Third Party Excavation Damage
Oct. 5, 2007 Florida City Gas 0 0 $95.1K Third Party Excavation Damage
Nov. 12, 2007 Tampa Bay Pipeline Co. 0 1 $185K Intentional Damage
Feb. 1, 2008 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $130K Pipe Seam
May 4, 2009 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 3 $621K Environmental Cracking Related
May 11, 2009 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $286K Pipe Seam
Aug. 11, 2009 Peoples Gas System Inc 0 0 $205K Third Party Excavation Damage
March 1, 2010 Florida City Gas 0 0 $131K Non Threaded Connection Failure
March 27, 2010 Progress Energy 0 0 $439K Pipeline/Equipment Overpressured
June 14, 2011 Peoples Gas System Inc 0 0 $321K Miscellaneous Cause
July 22, 2011 Central Florida Pipeline Corp 0 0 $4.74M Previous Damage Due To Excavation
Oct. 20, 2011 Florida Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $247K Incorrect Valve Position
Dec. 19, 2011 Heritage Propane 0 1 $24.4K Unknown Cause
Aug. 22, 2012 Tampa Bay Pipeline Co. 0 0 $186K Unknown Cause
Aug. 28, 2012 Florida Public Utilities Co 0 1 $43.6K Lightning