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Pipeline Safety Tracker » North Dakota

North Dakota

54
Incidents

$2
Fatalities

$8
Injuries

$17.1M
Property Damages

11
Gas Incidents

$43
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the North Dakota Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'86

1986

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 33%

Excavation Damage : 33%

All Other Causes : 33%

'87

1987

2 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'88

1988

1 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 100%

'89

1989

4 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 25%

Excavation Damage : 25%

Corrosion : 25%

All Other Causes : 25%

'90

1990

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 33%

Corrosion : 33%

All Other Causes : 33%

'92

1992

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'93

1993

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'94

1994

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'95

1995

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 33%

Excavation Damage : 33%

All Other Causes : 33%

'96

1996

3 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 33%

Corrosion : 33%

All Other Causes : 33%

'97

1997

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 50%

Corrosion : 50%

'98

1998

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'99

1999

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'00

2000

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'01

2001

1 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 100%

'03

2003

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 100%

'04

2004

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 50%

Corrosion : 50%

'05

2005

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'06

2006

1 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 100%

'07

2007

3 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 67%

Corrosion : 33%

'08

2008

5 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 40%

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 40%

Excavation Damage : 20%

'10

2010

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 33%

Excavation Damage : 67%

'11

2011

6 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'12

2012

1 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 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. 11, 1986 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 2 $35.7K Miscellaneous Cause
March 26, 1986 Farmers Union Central Exchange Inc Cenex Pipelin 0 0 $35.7K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 15, 1986 Wbi Energy Transmission, Inc. 0 1 $625K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
June 12, 1987 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $122K Miscellaneous Cause
Sept. 18, 1987 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $8,708 Miscellaneous Cause
April 19, 1988 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $0 Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Jan. 26, 1989 Amoco Pipeline Co 0 0 $162 Miscellaneous Cause
April 20, 1989 Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership 0 0 $120K External Corrosion
June 18, 1989 Farmers Union Central Exchange Inc Cenex Pipelin 0 0 $24.4K Third Party Excavation Damage
July 13, 1989 Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership 0 0 $2.44M Unspecified Pipe Body Or Seam
June 18, 1990 Farmers Union Central Exchange Inc Cenex Pipelin 0 0 $0 Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
June 27, 1990 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $3,134 Internal Corrosion
Dec. 4, 1990 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 28, 1992 Cenex Pipeline Llc 0 0 $0 Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
Aug. 6, 1992 Amoco Pipeline Co 0 0 $58.9K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 15, 1993 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $15.5K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 23, 1994 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 1 0 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 9, 1994 Amoco Pipeline Co 0 0 $28.2K Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
Aug. 26, 1995 Texaco Pipeline Inc 0 0 $6,906 Unspecified Pipe Body Or Seam
Oct. 4, 1995 Cenex Pipeline Llc 0 0 $311K Third Party Excavation Damage
Nov. 5, 1995 Cenex Pipeline Llc 0 0 $41.4K Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 29, 1996 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 1 $0 Temperature
Aug. 27, 1996 Amoco Pipeline Co 0 0 $0 External Corrosion
Oct. 26, 1996 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
April 26, 1997 Amoco Pipeline Co 0 0 $66.6K Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
Sept. 20, 1997 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $6,660 Internal Corrosion
April 21, 1998 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $13.2K Miscellaneous Cause
Oct. 7, 1999 Amoco Pipeline Co 0 0 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Nov. 19, 2000 Dakota Gasification Company 0 0 $472K Miscellaneous Cause
April 1, 2001 Dome Petroleum Corp 0 0 $1.1M Unspecified Outside Force Damage
July 16, 2003 Dome Petroleum Corp 0 0 $1.46M Environmental Cracking Related
Aug. 4, 2003 Dome Petroleum Corp 0 0 $112K Joint/Fitting/Component
June 8, 2004 Tesoro High Plains Pipeline Company 0 0 $956K External Corrosion
Dec. 15, 2004 Dome Petroleum Corp 0 0 $199K Non Threaded Connection Failure
Sept. 27, 2005 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $410K Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 21, 2006 Dakota Gasification Company 0 0 $571K Fillet Weld
Jan. 25, 2007 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $82.2K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
July 17, 2007 Kinder Morgan Cochin Llc 0 0 $111K External Corrosion
Nov. 24, 2007 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $11.2K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Jan. 11, 2008 Belle Fourche Pipeline Co 0 0 $6,156 Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
Jan. 27, 2008 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 0 $372K Butt Weld
March 30, 2008 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 0 $262K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
April 10, 2008 Viking Gas Transmission Co 0 0 $316K Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation
Sept. 2, 2008 Northern States Power Co Of Minnesota 0 4 $159K Body Of Pipe
Jan. 8, 2010 Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership 0 0 $4.21M Manufacturing Related
Nov. 8, 2010 Wbi Energy Transmission, Inc. 1 0 $42.8K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 10, 2010 Wbi Energy Transmission, Inc. 0 0 $476K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 1, 2011 Northern Border Pipeline Company 0 0 $103K Other Equipment Failure
May 7, 2011 Tc Oil Pipeline Operations Inc 0 0 $1.32M Threaded Connection/Coupling Failure
Sept. 25, 2011 Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) Llc 0 0 $229K Defective Or Loose Tubing/Fitting
Nov. 13, 2011 Belle Fourche Pipeline Co 0 0 $40.3K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 6, 2011 Belle Fourche Pipeline Co 0 0 $21.2K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 9, 2011 Belle Fourche Pipeline Co 0 0 $59.5K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 15, 2012 Bridger Pipeline Llc 0 0 $35K Threaded Connection/Coupling Failure