August 2021, Vol. 248, No. 8


Report Shows Pipeline Safety Improvement

Liquids pipeline incidents affecting people or the environment decreased 38% over the last five years, while total pipeline incidents were down 21%, according to government pipeline safety data.    The findings are part of the 2020 Pipeline Safety Excellence Performance Report released today by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) using publicly available safety data from the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).    “Pipeline safety improved last year and over the last five years even with the challenges we all faced with COVID,” said Todd Denton, president of Phillips 66 Pipeline LLC and ch

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