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Pipeline Safety Tracker » South Dakota

South Dakota

27
Incidents

$2
Fatalities

$4
Injuries

$11.9M
Property Damages

13
Gas Incidents

$14
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the South Dakota Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'86

1986

1 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 100%

'87

1987

5 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 20%

Corrosion : 20%

All Other Causes : 60%

'89

1989

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'90

1990

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'91

1991

2 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'92

1992

1 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 100%

'93

1993

3 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 33%

Excavation Damage : 33%

All Other Causes : 33%

'94

1994

1 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 100%

'98

1998

3 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 33%

Excavation Damage : 33%

Corrosion : 33%

'04

2004

2 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'07

2007

3 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 33%

Excavation Damage : 33%

Corrosion : 33%

'08

2008

1 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure: 100%

'10

2010

1 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 100%

'12

2012

2 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 50%

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 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
Sept. 25, 1986 Northwestern Energy Llc 2 0 $536K Earth Movement
Feb. 16, 1987 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $6.97M Internal Corrosion
March 11, 1987 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $871K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
April 8, 1987 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $435K Miscellaneous Cause
April 9, 1987 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 1 $13.1K Miscellaneous Cause
Dec. 10, 1987 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
March 21, 1989 Northern Natural Gas Co 0 1 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Feb. 18, 1990 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $11K Miscellaneous Cause
April 8, 1991 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $189K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 14, 1991 Northwestern Energy Llc 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
Jan. 13, 1992 Magellan Pipeline Company, Lp 0 0 $0 Unspecified Weld
March 2, 1993 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 0 $180K Third Party Excavation Damage
April 9, 1993 Wyco Pipe Line Co 0 0 $7,851 Miscellaneous Cause
Oct. 22, 1993 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 1 $72K Unspecified Mat'l/Weld/Equip Failure
Sept. 12, 1994 Wyco Pipe Line Co 0 0 $70.5K External Corrosion
April 4, 1998 Nustar Pipeline Operating Partnership L.P. 0 0 $52.6K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 30, 1998 Northwestern Energy Llc 0 0 $98.7K Earth Movement
Aug. 10, 1998 Nustar Pipeline Operating Partnership L.P. 0 0 $39.5K Internal Corrosion
Oct. 11, 2004 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 0 $120K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
Dec. 28, 2004 Nustar Pipeline Operating Partnership L.P. 0 0 $214K Third Party Excavation Damage
March 8, 2007 Northwestern Energy Llc 0 0 $512K Third Party Excavation Damage
March 29, 2007 Northern Natural Gas Co 0 0 $517K External Corrosion
Aug. 24, 2007 Northwestern Energy Llc 0 0 $245K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
Feb. 20, 2008 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 0 $157K Non Threaded Connection Failure
May 21, 2010 Tc Oil Pipeline Operations Inc 0 0 $208K Threaded Connection/Coupling Failure
Feb. 10, 2012 Montana Dakota Utilities Co 0 0 $109K Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation
Feb. 20, 2012 Nustar Pipeline Operating Partnership L.P. 0 0 $266K Manufacturing Related