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Kentucky

69
Incidents

6
Fatalities

43
Injuries

$82.1M
Property Damages

53
Gas Incidents

16
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the Kentucky Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'86

1986

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'87

1987

2 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'89

1989

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 33%

All Other Causes : 67%

'90

1990

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 50%

Corrosion : 50%

'91

1991

2 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'92

1992

5 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 20%

Excavation Damage : 20%

Corrosion : 40%

All Other Causes : 20%

'93

1993

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 67%

Corrosion : 33%

'94

1994

2 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'95

1995

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'96

1996

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'97

1997

2 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'99

1999

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 67%

All Other Causes : 33%

'00

2000

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 33%

All Other Causes : 67%

'02

2002

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 67%

Incorrect Operation : 33%

'03

2003

1 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 100%

'04

2004

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 33%

Excavation Damage : 33%

Corrosion : 33%

'05

2005

6 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 17%

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 17%

Excavation Damage : 17%

Corrosion : 33%

All Other Causes : 17%

'06

2006

4 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 25%

Excavation Damage : 50%

Corrosion : 25%

'07

2007

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'08

2008

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 33%

Excavation Damage : 67%

'09

2009

5 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 20%

Natural Force Damage : 20%

Incorrect Operation : 20%

Corrosion : 20%

All Other Causes : 20%

'10

2010

4 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 25%

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 25%

Excavation Damage : 25%

Corrosion : 25%

'11

2011

6 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 17%

Natural Force Damage : 17%

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 17%

Incorrect Operation : 17%

Excavation Damage : 17%

All Other Causes : 17%

'12

2012

1 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 100%

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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
Feb. 21, 1986 Texas Eastern Transmission Lp (Spectra Energy Corp) 0 3 $2.32M Miscellaneous Cause
March 11, 1987 Delta Natural Gas Co Inc 1 2 $2,089 Miscellaneous Cause
Oct. 27, 1987 Columbia Gas Transmission Corp 0 4 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Feb. 10, 1989 Union Light Heat & Power Co 0 0 $163K Third Party Excavation Damage
Aug. 22, 1989 Union Light Heat & Power Co 0 0 $137K Miscellaneous Cause
Nov. 30, 1989 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $4.88M Miscellaneous Cause
March 13, 1990 Union Light Heat & Power Co 0 0 $110K Third Party Excavation Damage
April 1, 1990 Mid Valley Pipeline Co 0 0 $313K External Corrosion
April 13, 1991 Columbia Gas Transmission Corp 0 1 $27.8K Third Party Excavation Damage
Oct. 3, 1991 Amoco Pipeline Co 0 0 $302K Earth Movement
Jan. 21, 1992 Atmos Energy Corporation Ky/Mid States (Kentucky) 0 1 $0 Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
March 11, 1992 Mid Valley Pipeline Co 0 0 $2.95M External Corrosion
June 1, 1992 Atmos Energy Corporation Ky/Mid States (Kentucky) 0 1 $2,946 Third Party Excavation Damage
June 13, 1992 Ashland Pipeline Co 0 0 $58.9K Miscellaneous Cause
July 3, 1992 Mid Valley Pipeline Co 0 0 $737K External Corrosion
Jan. 20, 1993 Ashland Exploration Co 0 1 $0 External Corrosion
March 14, 1993 Atmos Energy Corporation Ky/Mid States (Kentucky) 1 1 $231K Third Party Excavation Damage
April 18, 1993 Atmos Energy Corporation Ky/Mid States (Kentucky) 1 0 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Jan. 19, 1994 Atmos Energy Corporation Ky/Mid States (Kentucky) 0 0 $353K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 21, 1994 Columbia Gas Of Kentucky Inc 0 1 $0 Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Jan. 4, 1995 Ashland Pipeline Co 0 0 $173K Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 15, 1995 Columbia Gas Of Kentucky Inc 0 0 $96.7K Third Party Excavation Damage
March 28, 1996 Ashland Pipeline Co 0 0 $102K Third Party Excavation Damage
June 19, 1996 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $559K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
March 4, 1997 Atmos Energy Corporation Ky/Mid States (Kentucky) 0 5 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Sept. 18, 1997 Louisville Gas And Electric Company 0 1 $0 External Corrosion
Sept. 3, 1999 Louisville Gas And Electric Company 1 0 $77.9K Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 20, 1999 Louisville Gas And Electric Company 0 0 $195K Miscellaneous Cause
Nov. 4, 1999 Louisville Gas And Electric Company 0 2 $0 Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
Jan. 27, 2000 Marathon Ashland Pipe Line Llc 0 0 $20.1M Miscellaneous Cause
May 18, 2000 Columbia Gas Transmission Corp 1 0 $76.1K Third Party Excavation Damage
Oct. 6, 2000 Union Light Heat & Power Co 0 0 $6.37M Miscellaneous Cause
March 6, 2002 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $2.46M Body Of Pipe
June 6, 2002 Union Light Heat & Power Co 0 2 $2.45M Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Dec. 9, 2002 Atmos Energy Corporation Ky/Mid States (Kentucky) 0 0 $95.4K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
Nov. 2, 2003 Texas Eastern Transmission Lp (Spectra Energy Corp) 0 0 $3.97M Body Of Pipe
May 4, 2004 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $113K Body Of Pipe
June 4, 2004 Columbia Gas Of Kentucky Inc 0 1 $6,636 Third Party Excavation Damage
Nov. 8, 2004 Markwest Hydrocarbon Inc 0 12 $2.34M External Corrosion
Jan. 26, 2005 Mid Valley Pipeline Co 0 0 $9.97M Earth Movement
April 30, 2005 Columbia Natural Resources, Llc 0 0 $173K External Corrosion
Sept. 10, 2005 K O Transmission Company 0 0 $165K External Corrosion
Nov. 10, 2005 Columbia Gulf Transmission Co 0 0 $486K Miscellaneous Cause
Nov. 23, 2005 Bp Pipeline (North America) Inc. 0 0 $1.17M Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 29, 2005 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $1.06M Butt Weld
April 19, 2006 Louisville Gas And Electric Company 0 0 $379K Third Party Excavation Damage
June 20, 2006 City Of Hazard Kentucky/ Hazard Gas Company 0 2 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
July 22, 2006 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $985K External Corrosion
Aug. 2, 2006 Columbia Gulf Transmission Co 0 0 $264K Pipe Seam
Oct. 29, 2007 Texas Gas Transmission, Llc 0 1 $313K Miscellaneous Cause
Feb. 11, 2008 Marathon Pipe Line Llc 0 0 $3.97M Body Of Pipe
Oct. 3, 2008 Mid Valley Pipeline Co 0 0 $1.38M Third Party Excavation Damage
Oct. 31, 2008 Columbia Gas Of Kentucky Inc 0 0 $427K Third Party Excavation Damage
Feb. 15, 2009 Chevron Products Company 0 0 $105K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
March 21, 2009 Atmos Energy Corporation Ky/Mid States (Kentucky) 1 0 $41.4K Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation
April 17, 2009 Marathon Pipe Line Llc 0 0 $5.32M External Corrosion
April 23, 2009 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $118K Unknown Cause
June 26, 2009 Columbia Gas Transmission Corp 0 0 $406K Earth Movement
April 7, 2010 Chevron Products Company 0 0 $101K Pump/Compressor Related Equipment
May 25, 2010 Martin Gas Inc 0 1 $8,033 Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 9, 2010 Columbia Gas Transmission Corp 0 0 $387K External Corrosion
Oct. 12, 2010 Texas Eastern Transmission Lp (Spectra Energy Corp) 0 0 $132K Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation
March 31, 2011 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $195K Environmental Cracking Related
April 24, 2011 Texas Gas Transmission, Llc 0 0 $95K Pipeline/Equipment Overpressured
May 12, 2011 Columbia Gas Transmission Corp 0 0 $171K Earth Movement
Aug. 16, 2011 Morganfield Gas System, City Of 0 1 $247 Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation
Sept. 21, 2011 Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co (El Paso) 0 0 $198K Previous Damage Due To Excavation
Nov. 23, 2011 Somerset Gas Service 0 0 $101K Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 2, 2012 Columbia Gulf Transmission Co 0 0 $2.19M Earth Movement