PUBLIC OFFICIALS HAVE AN ACTIVE ROLE IN PIPELINE SAFETY & SECURITY

As our exposure to vandalism or acts of terrorism has increased, oil and gas companies have made safety and security a top priority. This is especially important when it comes to pipelines located near commercial, residential and government properties.

As our exposure to vandalism or acts of terrorism has increased, oil and gas companies have made safety and security a top priority. This is especially important when it comes to pipelines located near commercial, residential and government properties.

As a public official, you likely have a direct relationship with numerous agencies and organizations that work in the vicinity of oil and gas pipelines. Your assistance in partnering to keep the areas around them safe and secure will promote the safety and security of the pipelines and your community.

We encourage you to take an active role in communicating the importance of reporting suspicious behavior or activity near pipelines.

To help prevent damage to facilities and protect against personal injury, please:

  • Be Aware… of the location of pipeline facilities in your area
  • Report… suspicious individuals or activities around pipelines immediately to 911 and the pipeline operator
  • Be Aware… of signs of a leak (sight, smells, sounds)
  • Watch… for and report unauthorized digging along the pipeline right-of-way
  • Address… pipelines in your emergency response procedures
  • Know… that pipeline company employees and their contractors carry photo identification and will gladly show it upon request

As our exposure to vandalism or acts of terrorism has increased, oil and gas companies have made safety and security a top priority. This is especially important when it comes to pipelines located near commercial, residential and government properties.