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California Incident and Mileage Overview

The report below provides details and incident history for the pipeline systems in the state of California.

The incidents reported below include: All Incidents reported to PHMSA, Significant Incidents and Serious Incidents for the most recent 10 years. Current Year To Date (YTD) data is also provided. Each year and selected column totals provide links to focused reports showing the causes of the corresponding incidents.

The data sources for this report are the PHMSA Flagged Incident File (1) and Annual Report data from operators (2)(3)(4)

See State Significant Incident Detail Listing for more information about each Significant Incident in California

Where appropriate, the table columns can be sorted by clicking the corresponding column header.

See California Pipeline Safety Regulatory Fact Sheet for state laws, regulations, and enforcement program information.

More Pipeline Incidents Reports are available.

Pipeline Mileage Overview
Pipeline SystemMileage
Hazardous liquid line mileage 7,474
Gas transmission line mileage 11,621
Gas Gathering line mileage 160
Gas distribution mileage ( 8,661,848 total services (A)) 104,693
Total pipeline mileage 123,947

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California All Pipeline Systems: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 48 5 3 $30,346,951 8,543 4,655
2005 49 0 1 $34,056,415 7,265 3,468
2006 57 0 3 $14,719,346 3,954 1,704
2007 55 0 5 $7,175,865 1,214 193
2008 59 1 6 $6,268,287 8,596 854
2009 48 0 0 $6,244,724 294 26
2010 36 10 56 $403,083,283 981 162
2011 36 0 0 $15,194,349 272 127
2012 43 3 1 $7,727,266 777 22
2013 38 0 1 $13,374,786 813 133
Totals 469 19 76 $538,191,278 32,713 11,349
2014 YTD 25 2 0 $6,105,095 2,385 404
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 39 1 1 $12,098,801 621 94
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 40 3 12 $89,124,882 628 95
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 47 2 8 $53,819,128 3,271 1,135
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 47 2 8 $53,819,128 3,271 1,135

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Hazardous Liquid: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 34 5 3 $28,180,401 8,543 4,655
2005 28 0 0 $27,167,042 7,265 3,468
2006 33 0 0 $11,653,802 3,954 1,704
2007 32 0 0 $4,193,980 1,214 193
2008 30 0 0 $3,547,221 8,596 854
2009 19 0 0 $1,394,062 294 26
2010 15 0 0 $7,343,159 981 162
2011 24 0 0 $6,324,181 272 127
2012 22 0 0 $2,669,378 777 22
2013 17 0 0 $7,557,157 813 133
Totals 254 5 3 $100,030,386 32,713 11,349
2014 YTD 15 0 0 $4,047,949 2,385 404
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 21 0 0 $5,516,906 621 94
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 19 0 0 $5,057,588 628 95
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 25 1 0 $10,003,039 3,271 1,135
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 25 1 0 $10,003,039 3,271 1,135
California Hazardous Liquid Onshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 34 5 3 $28,180,401 8,543 4,655
2005 28 0 0 $27,167,042 7,265 3,468
2006 33 0 0 $11,653,802 3,954 1,704
2007 32 0 0 $4,193,980 1,214 193
2008 30 0 0 $3,547,221 8,596 854
2009 19 0 0 $1,394,062 294 26
2010 15 0 0 $7,343,159 981 162
2011 24 0 0 $6,324,181 272 127
2012 22 0 0 $2,669,378 777 22
2013 17 0 0 $7,557,157 813 133
Totals 254 5 3 $100,030,386 32,713 11,349
2014 YTD 15 0 0 $4,047,949 2,385 404
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 21 0 0 $5,516,906 621 94
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 19 0 0 $5,057,588 628 95
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 25 1 0 $10,003,039 3,271 1,135
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 25 1 0 $10,003,039 3,271 1,135
California Hazardous Liquid Offshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2005 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2007 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2009 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2010 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2011 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2013 0 0 0 $0 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0 0 0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Transmission: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 4 0 0 $215,125
2005 9 0 0 $3,712,136
2006 5 0 0 $993,027
2007 5 0 0 $914,374
2008 2 0 0 $121,330
2009 7 0 0 $2,070,844
2010 5 8 51 $394,370,182
2011 6 0 0 $7,871,995
2012 7 0 0 $2,688,273
2013 6 0 0 $2,324,207
Totals 56 8 51 $415,281,498
2014 YTD 3 0 0 $204,835
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 6 0 0 $4,294,825
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 6 2 10 $81,865,101
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 6 1 5 $41,528,150
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 6 1 5 $41,528,150
California Gas Transmission Onshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 4 0 0 $215,125
2005 9 0 0 $3,712,136
2006 5 0 0 $993,027
2007 5 0 0 $914,374
2008 2 0 0 $121,330
2009 7 0 0 $2,070,844
2010 5 8 51 $394,370,182
2011 6 0 0 $7,871,995
2012 7 0 0 $2,688,273
2013 6 0 0 $2,324,207
Totals 56 8 51 $415,281,498
2014 YTD 3 0 0 $204,835
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 6 0 0 $4,294,825
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 6 2 10 $81,865,101
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 6 1 5 $41,528,150
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 6 1 5 $41,528,150
California Gas Transmission Offshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 0 0 0 $0
2006 0 0 0 $0
2007 0 0 0 $0
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 0 0 0 $0
2010 0 0 0 $0
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 0 0 0 $0
2013 0 0 0 $0
Totals 0 0 0 $0
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 0 0 $0
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 0 0 $0

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Gathering: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 1 0 0 $133,296
2006 1 0 1 $395
2007 1 0 0 $66,049
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 1 0 0 $20,499
2010 1 0 0 $78,690
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 0 0 0 $0
2013 0 0 0 $0
Totals 5 0 1 $298,932
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $19,838
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 1 0 0 $29,893
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 1 0 0 $29,893

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Distribution: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 10 0 0 $1,951,424
2005 11 0 1 $3,043,940
2006 18 0 2 $2,072,120
2007 17 0 5 $2,001,461
2008 27 1 6 $2,599,735
2009 21 0 0 $2,759,317
2010 15 2 5 $1,291,252
2011 6 0 0 $998,172
2012 14 3 1 $2,369,613
2013 15 0 1 $3,493,422
Totals 154 6 21 $22,580,461
2014 YTD 7 2 0 $1,852,310
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 12 1 1 $2,287,070
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 14 1 1 $2,182,356
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 15 1 2 $2,258,046
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 15 1 2 $2,258,046

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California All Pipeline Systems: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 15 5 3 $29,007,516 8,420 4,602
2005 27 0 1 $32,447,602 7,221 3,452
2006 22 0 2 $13,511,585 3,855 1,684
2007 20 0 5 $5,749,992 1,147 174
2008 21 1 5 $4,080,324 8,580 850
2009 8 0 0 $4,100,003 191 6
2010 11 8 51 $401,802,226 947 157
2011 14 0 0 $14,482,885 200 120
2012 15 3 1 $6,332,315 643 22
2013 20 0 1 $12,796,322 780 133
Totals 173 17 69 $524,310,774 31,984 11,200
2014 YTD 15 2 0 $5,699,392 2,332 404
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 16 1 1 $11,203,841 541 92
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 14 2 11 $87,902,751 552 88
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 17 2 7 $52,431,077 3,198 1,120
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 17 2 7 $52,431,077 3,198 1,120

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Hazardous Liquid: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 9 5 3 $27,724,397 8,420 4,602
2005 13 0 0 $26,927,390 7,221 3,452
2006 13 0 0 $11,309,633 3,855 1,684
2007 7 0 0 $3,880,908 1,147 174
2008 11 0 0 $3,189,364 8,580 850
2009 2 0 0 $1,021,546 191 6
2010 6 0 0 $7,160,195 947 157
2011 8 0 0 $5,960,405 200 120
2012 6 0 0 $2,311,591 643 22
2013 7 0 0 $7,411,378 780 133
Totals 82 5 3 $96,896,811 31,984 11,200
2014 YTD 10 0 0 $3,903,319 2,332 404
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 7 0 0 $5,227,792 541 92
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 6 0 0 $4,773,023 552 88
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 8 1 0 $9,689,681 3,198 1,120
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 8 1 0 $9,689,681 3,198 1,120
California Hazardous Liquid Onshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 9 5 3 $27,724,397 8,420 4,602
2005 13 0 0 $26,927,390 7,221 3,452
2006 13 0 0 $11,309,633 3,855 1,684
2007 7 0 0 $3,880,908 1,147 174
2008 11 0 0 $3,189,364 8,580 850
2009 2 0 0 $1,021,546 191 6
2010 6 0 0 $7,160,195 947 157
2011 8 0 0 $5,960,405 200 120
2012 6 0 0 $2,311,591 643 22
2013 7 0 0 $7,411,378 780 133
Totals 82 5 3 $96,896,811 31,984 11,200
2014 YTD 10 0 0 $3,903,319 2,332 404
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 7 0 0 $5,227,792 541 92
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 6 0 0 $4,773,023 552 88
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 8 1 0 $9,689,681 3,198 1,120
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 8 1 0 $9,689,681 3,198 1,120
California Hazardous Liquid Offshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2005 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2007 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2009 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2010 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2011 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2013 0 0 0 $0 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0 0 0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Transmission: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 5 0 0 $3,487,763
2006 3 0 0 $854,565
2007 3 0 0 $793,219
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 2 0 0 $1,755,888
2010 3 8 51 $394,226,441
2011 3 0 0 $7,698,002
2012 4 0 0 $2,517,199
2013 6 0 0 $2,324,207
Totals 29 8 51 $413,657,287
2014 YTD 1 0 0 $74,062
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 4 0 0 $4,179,803
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 4 2 10 $81,704,348
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 3 1 5 $41,365,729
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 3 1 5 $41,365,729
California Gas Transmission Onshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 5 0 0 $3,487,763
2006 3 0 0 $854,565
2007 3 0 0 $793,219
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 2 0 0 $1,755,888
2010 3 8 51 $394,226,441
2011 3 0 0 $7,698,002
2012 4 0 0 $2,517,199
2013 6 0 0 $2,324,207
Totals 29 8 51 $413,657,287
2014 YTD 1 0 0 $74,062
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 4 0 0 $4,179,803
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 4 2 10 $81,704,348
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 3 1 5 $41,365,729
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 3 1 5 $41,365,729
California Gas Transmission Offshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 0 0 0 $0
2006 0 0 0 $0
2007 0 0 0 $0
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 0 0 0 $0
2010 0 0 0 $0
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 0 0 0 $0
2013 0 0 0 $0
Totals 0 0 0 $0
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 0 0 $0
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 0 0 $0

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Gathering: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 1 0 0 $133,296
2006 1 0 1 $395
2007 0 0 0 $0
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 0 0 0 $0
2010 0 0 0 $0
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 0 0 0 $0
2013 0 0 0 $0
Totals 2 0 1 $133,692
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 0 0 $13,369
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 0 0 $13,369

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Distribution: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 6 0 0 $1,283,118
2005 8 0 1 $1,899,150
2006 5 0 1 $1,346,989
2007 10 0 5 $1,075,865
2008 10 1 5 $890,960
2009 4 0 0 $1,322,568
2010 2 0 0 $415,589
2011 3 0 0 $824,477
2012 5 3 1 $1,503,524
2013 7 0 1 $3,060,737
Totals 60 4 14 $13,622,982
2014 YTD 4 2 0 $1,722,011
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 5 1 1 $1,796,246
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 4 1 0 $1,425,380
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 6 0 1 $1,362,298
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 6 0 1 $1,362,298

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California All Pipeline Systems: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 1 5 3 $886,315 564 564
2005 1 0 1 $473,620 0 0
2006 2 0 2 $56,944 0 0
2007 4 0 5 $123,295 0 0
2008 4 1 5 $90,263 0 0
2009 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2010 1 8 51 $393,757,646 0 0
2011 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2012 2 3 1 $1,031,765 0 0
2013 1 0 1 $2,000 0 0
Totals 16 17 69 $396,421,851 564 564
2014 YTD 1 2 0 $3,443 0 0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 1 1 1 $344,588 0 0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 1 2 11 $78,958,282 0 0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 2 2 7 $39,642,185 56 56
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 2 2 7 $39,642,185 56 56

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Hazardous Liquid: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 1 5 3 $886,315 564 564
2005 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2007 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2009 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2010 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2011 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2013 0 0 0 $0 0 0
Totals 1 5 3 $886,315 564 564
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0 0 0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 1 0 $88,632 56 56
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 1 0 $88,632 56 56
California Hazardous Liquid Onshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 1 5 3 $886,315 564 564
2005 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2007 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2009 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2010 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2011 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2013 0 0 0 $0 0 0
Totals 1 5 3 $886,315 564 564
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0 0 0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 1 0 $88,632 56 56
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 1 0 $88,632 56 56
California Hazardous Liquid Offshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C) Gross Barrels Spilled (Haz Liq) (D) Net Barrels Lost (Haz Liq) (D)(E)
2004 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2005 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2007 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2009 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2010 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2011 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2013 0 0 0 $0 0 0
Totals 0 0 0 $0 0 0
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0 0 0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 0 0 $0 0 0

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Transmission: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 0 0 0 $0
2006 0 0 0 $0
2007 0 0 0 $0
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 0 0 0 $0
2010 1 8 51 $393,757,646
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 0 0 0 $0
2013 0 0 0 $0
Totals 1 8 51 $393,757,646
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 2 10 $78,751,529
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 1 5 $39,375,765
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 1 5 $39,375,765
California Gas Transmission Onshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 0 0 0 $0
2006 0 0 0 $0
2007 0 0 0 $0
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 0 0 0 $0
2010 1 8 51 $393,757,646
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 0 0 0 $0
2013 0 0 0 $0
Totals 1 8 51 $393,757,646
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 2 10 $78,751,529
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 1 5 $39,375,765
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 1 5 $39,375,765
California Gas Transmission Offshore: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 0 0 0 $0
2006 0 0 0 $0
2007 0 0 0 $0
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 0 0 0 $0
2010 0 0 0 $0
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 0 0 0 $0
2013 0 0 0 $0
Totals 0 0 0 $0
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 0 0 $0
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 0 0 $0

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Gathering: 2004-2013
Year Number Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 0 0 0 $0
2006 1 0 1 $395
2007 0 0 0 $0
2008 0 0 0 $0
2009 0 0 0 $0
2010 0 0 0 $0
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 0 0 0 $0
2013 0 0 0 $0
Totals 1 0 1 $395
2014 YTD 0 0 0 $0
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 0 0 0 $0
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 0 0 0 $0
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 0 0 0 $40
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 0 0 0 $40

Note: Serious Incidents are included in Significant Incidents and All Incidents.

California Gas Distribution: 2004-2013
Year Number (F) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage (B) (C)
2004 0 0 0 $0
2005 1 0 1 $473,620
2006 1 0 1 $56,548
2007 4 0 5 $123,295
2008 4 1 5 $90,263
2009 0 0 0 $0
2010 0 0 0 $0
2011 0 0 0 $0
2012 2 3 1 $1,031,765
2013 1 0 1 $2,000
Totals 13 4 14 $1,777,493
2014 YTD 1 2 0 $3,443
3 Year Average (2011-2013) 1 1 1 $344,588
5 Year Average (2009-2013) 1 1 0 $206,753
10 Year Average (2004-2013) 1 0 1 $177,749
20 Year Average (1994-2013) 1 0 1 $177,749
Transmission Mileage by Commodity
Commodity Pipeline Miles %
HVL 101 0.5%
CRUDE OIL 4,011 21.0%
REFINED AND/OR PETROLEUM PRODUCT (NON-HVL) 3,347 17.5%
FUEL GRADE ETHANOL (DEDICATED SYSTEM) 15 0.0%
HYDROGEN GAS 16 0.0%
LANDFILL GAS 6 0.0%
NATURAL GAS 11,596 60.7%
SYNTHETIC GAS 3 0.0%
OTHER GAS 1 0.0%
Totals 19,095 100%

Due to a consolidation of data sources on these pages, the county-level mileage breakdowns are no longer available on this tab.

For information pertaining to the geographic locations of gas transmission and hazardous liquid pipelines, please go to PHMSA's National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) public viewer in order to locate these pipelines on actual county maps.

A user manual is available, along with a video tutorial. Note that gas gathering and gas distribution lines are not available on these maps.

Notes

  1. The miles of gas distribution service lines (the connection between the distribution line and the end user) are not included in the Gas distribution mileage. The total number of such services is provided.
  2. The costs for incidents in 2013 and prior are presented in 2013 dollars. Cost of Gas lost is indexed via the Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas City Gate Prices. All other costs are adjusted via the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Government Printing Office inflation values.
  3. For years 2002 and later, property damage is estimated as the sum of all public and private costs reported in the 30-day incident report. For years prior to 2002, accident report forms did not include a breakdown of public and private costs so property damage for these years is the reported total property damage field in the report.
  4. Starting Sept 2013, this column displays "volume released unintentionally" for all years after 2009. Before Sept 2013, the column displayed the sum of "volume released unintentionally" and "volume released intentionally" for all years after 2009.
  5. Net Barrels Lost applies only to Liquid incidents and is the difference between Gross Barrels Spilled and Barrels Recovered.
  6. Gas Distribution incidents where fire/explosion was the primary cause of failure, such as a house fire that subsequently resulted in - but was not caused by - a distribution line failure are excluded from 2004 onward. This exclusion has not been applied in years prior to 2004 due to difficulty in identifying these types of events with the older report formats.

Sources

  1. PHMSA Flagged Incidents File - Aug 4, 2014. Note: Incidents occurring up to 30 days prior the Incident File source date may not appear in these reports due to the 30-day reporting period allowed by PHMSA regulation.
  2. Calendar year 2012 Gas Transmission Annual Report data from pipeline operators. - Aug 04, 2014
  3. Calendar year 2012 Gas Distribution Annual Report data from pipeline operators. - Aug 04, 2014
  4. Calendar year 2012 Hazardous Liquid Annual Report data from pipeline operators. - Aug 04, 2014

See Pipeline Incidents Reports for more pipeline safety reports.

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