API-AOPL: Number of pipeline incidents declining, report shows

Oil & Gas Journal: The number of incidents affecting people has decreased 20% as the total of US mileage and deliveries has increased more than 10% in the last 5 years, the American Petroleum Institute and the Association for Oil Pipelines jointly said in their 2019 Liquids Pipeline Performance Report on Apr. 8.

API and AOPL issued the report nearly a week after Democrats and Republicans on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee called on the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to implement mandates in the 2011 and 2016 federal pipeline safety law reauthorizations more quickly (OGJ Online, Apr. 8, 2019).

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