Safety

To learn about how to recognize a leak and what to do if you suspect one, refer to the “RECOGNIZE,” “REPORT” and “RESPOND.”

RECOGNIZE: A PIPELINE LEAK

Your sense of sight, sound and smell are the best ways to recognize a pipeline leak. Leaks rarely occur, but recognizing these signs is the first step in protecting yourself, your family and our neighborhood.

Our pipeline transport hydrocarbon products such as crude oil. This product appears as a liquid in the pipeline.

LOOK for:

LISTEN for:

SMELL for:

REPORT: IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

Reporting a pipeline emergency allows RHPL and government agencies to respond quickly and reduces the potential for a situation to become more serious. If you discover a release or even think there might be a problem with the pipeline, take the following steps:

Call Running Horse Pipeline at 1-800-889-7437. Give the operator your name, location and a description of the leak.

If you don’t know the pipeline company – call 911. Tell the 911 operator your name, location and nature of the situation.


RESPOND: HOW TO RESPOND

Responding to releases of products transported by pipelines is critical to the safety of yourself, your family and our community. Product releases can result in flammable vapors that could be hazardous if ignited. If you find a release or even suspect there might be a problem with the pipeline, immediately take the following response actions: