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Table 2: Liquid v. Transmission Systems Characteristics

Table 2: Liquid v. Transmission Systems Characteristics

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Hazardous Liquid pipelines Gas
transmission pipelines
~ 300 operators ~
900 operators
~ 50 large operators ~
90 large operators
~ 350 accidents/year ~
130 incidents/year
More of infrastructure
data in annual reports
Less infrastructure data
in annual reports
Integrity
Management inspection data for most operators
Less
Integrity Management inspection data for operators
Overall - more data to work
with
Overall - less data to work
with

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and
Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, http://www.phmsa.dot.gov.

Updated: Sunday, May 21, 2017