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Pipeline Safety Tracker » South Carolina

South Carolina

23
Incidents

0
Fatalities

14
Injuries

$41.5M
Property Damages

12
Gas Incidents

11
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the South Carolina Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'88

1988

1 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 100%

'89

1989

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'91

1991

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'92

1992

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'93

1993

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'94

1994

1 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 100%

'96

1996

2 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'97

1997

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 33%

All Other Causes : 67%

'98

1998

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'02

2002

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'03

2003

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'04

2004

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'08

2008

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'11

2011

2 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 50%

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 50%

'12

2012

1 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 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
July 21, 1988 Lancaster County Natural Gas Auth 0 2 $0 Unspecified Incorrect Operation
May 17, 1989 South Carolina Electric & Gas Co 0 2 $812 Third Party Excavation Damage
March 2, 1991 Dixie Pipeline Company Llc 0 0 $52.9K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 19, 1991 Colonial Pipeline Co 0 0 $378K Third Party Excavation Damage
Jan. 21, 1992 South Carolina Electric & Gas Co 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
June 2, 1992 Colonial Pipeline Co 0 0 $28K Operator/Contractor Excavation Damage
Sept. 15, 1993 Laurens Commission Of Public Works 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
March 30, 1994 Colonial Pipeline Co 0 0 $353K External Corrosion
April 23, 1996 Colonial Pipeline Co 0 0 $610K Miscellaneous Cause
June 26, 1996 Colonial Pipeline Co 0 0 $36.5M External Corrosion
May 20, 1997 Colonial Pipeline Co 0 0 $66.6K Miscellaneous Cause
Sept. 11, 1997 Colonial Pipeline Co 0 0 $253K Miscellaneous Cause
Nov. 15, 1997 South Carolina Pipeline Corp 0 0 $98.6K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
May 30, 1998 South Carolina Pipeline Corp 0 1 $132K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
Aug. 12, 1998 South Carolina Electric & Gas Co 0 2 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
July 5, 2002 Dixie Pipeline Company Llc 0 0 $754 Non Threaded Connection Failure
Nov. 26, 2002 York County Natural Gas Auth 0 3 $147K Miscellaneous Cause
Dec. 17, 2003 South Carolina Pipeline Corp 0 0 $96.2K Third Party Excavation Damage
Feb. 18, 2004 Piedmont Natural Gas Co Inc 0 0 $1.19M Third Party Excavation Damage
April 2, 2008 Fort Hill Natural Gas Auth 0 2 $27.5K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 11, 2011 Piedmont Natural Gas Co Inc 0 0 $504K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
Dec. 17, 2011 Dixie Pipeline Company Llc 0 0 $3,866 Pump/Compressor Related Equipment
Jan. 18, 2012 Colonial Pipeline Co 0 0 $1.1M Internal Corrosion