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 Pipeline Accident Reports

The NTSB issues an accident report following the investigation. These reports are available online for reports issued since 1996, with older reports coming online soon. The reports listing is sortable by the event date, report date, city, and state. Click on any of those headings to sort the data.

Listing of accident reports for NTSB (National Transportation and Safety Board)
Report NumberNTSB TitleAccident DateReport DateCityStateCountryNTIS NumberReport
PAB1601​Pipeline Accident Brief: Birmingham Public Housing Gas Explosion12/17/20133/30/2016Birmingham
ALUSAPDF
PAR-15-01Natural Gas-Fueled Building Explosion and Resulting Fire3/12/20146/9/2015New York
NYPB2015-104899PDF
PAR-14-01Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation Pipeline Rupture12/11/20122/19/2014Sissonville
WVPDF
PAB-13-03Large Crude Oil Spill from Damaged Enbridge Energy Pipeline9/9/20109/30/2013Romeoville
ILPDF
PAB-13-02Enterprise Products Natural Gas Pipeline Excavation Damage, Rupture, and Fire6/7/20109/9/2013Cleburne
TXPDF
PAB-13-01​Pipeline rupture and gas release5/4/20098/13/2013Palm City
FLPDF
PAR-12-01Enbridge Incorporated Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Rupture and Release7/25/20107/10/2012Marshall
MIPB2012-916501PDF
PAR-11-01
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Rupture and Fire
9/9/20108/30/2011San Bruno
CAPB2011-916501PDF
PAB-10-01
Explosion, Release, and Ignition of Natural Gas
12/24/20085/18/2010Rancho Cordova
CAPDF
PAR-09-01
Rupture of Hazardous Liquid Pipeline with Release and Ignition of Propane
11/1/20078/14/2009Carmichael
MSPB2009-916501 PDF
PAB-08-01
Natural Gas Distribution Line Break and Subsequent Explosion and Fire
3/5/200811/21/2008Plum Borough
PAPDF
PAB-07-02
Anhydrous Ammonia Pipeline Rupture
10/27/20046/14/2007Kingman
KSPDF
PAB-07-01
Natural Gas Service Line Break and Subsequent Explosion and Fire
12/13/20055/1/2007Bergenfield
NJPDF
PAB-06-01
Natural Gas Pipeline Leak, Explosion, and Fire
8/21/20045/31/2006DuBois
PAPDF
PAR-04-02
Storage Tank Explosion and Fire
4/7/20038/13/2004Glenpool
OKPB2004-916502PDF
PAR-04-01Rupture of Enbridge Pipeline and Release of Crude Oil7/4/20026/23/2004Cohasset
MNPB2004-916501PDF
PAB-04-01
Excavation Damage to Natural Gas Distribution Line Resulting in Explosion and Fire
7/2/20034/6/2004Wilmington
DEPDF
PAR-03-01
Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture and Fire
8/19/20002/11/2003Carlsbad
NMPB2003-916501PDF
PAR-02-02
Pipeline Rupture and Release of Gasoline, Olympic Pipeline Company
6/10/199910/8/2002Bellingham
WAPB2002-916502PDF
PAR-02-01
Rupture of Piney Point Oil Pipeline and Release of Fuel Oil
4/7/20007/23/2002Chalk Point
MDPB2002-916501PDF
PAB-01-03
Hazardous Liquid Pipe Failure and Leak, Explorer Pipeline Company
3/9/20007/6/2001Greenville
TX PDF
PAR-01-01
Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
7/7/19986/12/2001South Riding
VAPB2001-916501PDF
PAB-01-02
Hazardous Liquid Pipe Failure and Leak, Marathon Ashland Pipe Line, LLC
1/27/20005/3/2001Winchester
KYPDF
PAB-01-01
Hazardous Liquid Petroleum Products Pipeline Rupture, Colonial Pipeline Company
2/10/19993/28/2001Knoxville
TNPDF
PAB-00-01
Natural Gas Service Line and Rupture and Subsequent Explosion and Fire
1/22/199911/28/2000Bridgeport
ALPDF
PAR-00-01
Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture and Subsequent Explosion
12/11/19987/11/2000St. Cloud
MNPB2000-916501PDF
PAB-99-03
Hazardous Liquid Petroleum Products Overpressure Rupture
11/5/19964/29/1999Murfreesboro
TNPDF
PAB-99-02
Pipeline Rupture and Fire
7/21/19974/20/1999Indianapolis
INPDF
PAB-99-01
Pipe Failure and Leak, Morgan Falls Landfill
3/30/19983/22/1999Sandy Springs
GAPDF
PAR-98-02
Pipeline Rupture, Liquid Butane Release and Fire
8/24/199611/6/1998Lively
TXPB98-916503PDF
PAR-98-01
Pipeline Rupture and Release of Fuel Oil in the Reedy River
6/26/199611/4/1998Fork Shoals
SCPB98-916502
PAR-98-01-SUM​Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture and Fire During Dredging10/23/19969/28/1998Tiger Pass
LAPB98-916501
PAB-98-01
Release of Hazardous Liquid
5/23/19969/21/1998Grammercy
LAPDF
PAB-98-02
Fire and Explosion, Midwest Gas Company
10/17/19944/23/1998Waterloo
IAPDF
PAR-97-01
San Juan Gas Company, Inc./Enron Corp. Propane Gas Explosion
11/21/199612/23/1997San Juan
PRPB97-916501PDF
PAR-96-01
UGI Utilities, Inc., Natural Gas Distribution Pipeline Explosion and Fire
6/9/19942/26/1996Allentown
PAPB96-916501PDF
PAR-95-01
Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion and Fire
3/23/19941/18/1995Edison
NJPB95-916501PDF
PAR-93-01-SUM​Over-Pressure of Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company Low-Pressure Distribution System1/17/19921/5/1993Chicago
ILPB93-916501
PAR-93-01
Highly Volatile Release from Underground Storage Cavern and Explosion, Mapco Natural Gas Liquids, Inc.
4/7/19921/5/1993Brenham
TXPB93-916502
PAR-92-01
Natural Gas Explosion and Fire, Department of Defense/Army, Fort Benjamin Harrison
12/9/19904/8/1992Indianapolis
INPB92-916501
PAR-91-01
Liquid Propane Pipeline Rupture and Fire Texas Eastern Products Pipeline Company
3/13/19906/11/1991North Blenheim
NYPB91-916501
PAR-90-02
Fire on Board the F/V Northumberland and Rupture of a Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico
10/3/19899/11/1990Sabine Pass
TXPB90-916502
PAR-90-03​Kansas Power and Light Company Natural Gas Pipeline Accidents 9/16/1988 to 3/29/19893/27/1990
KSPB-90-916503
PAR-89-01
Pipeline Accident
8/31/19889/30/1989Green Oaks
ILPB89-916501
PAR-88-01
Piedmont Natural Gas Company Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
1/18/198810/25/1988Winston-Salem
NCPB88-916501
PAR-87-01-SUM​Pipeli Accident3/13/19869/30/1987Chicago Heights
ILPB87-916504
PAR-87-03
Lone Star Gas Company Gas Explosion and Fire
3/12/19868/4/1987Fort Worth
TXPB87-916503
PAR-87-02
Williams Pipe Line Company Liquid Pipeline Rupture and Fire
7/8/19867/20/1987Mounds View
MNPB87-916502PDF
PAR-87-01​Texas Eastern Gas Pipeline Company Ruptures and Fires (4/27/1985 - Beaumont, KY and 2/21/1986 - Lancaster, KY)2/18/1987
KYPB87-916501PDF
PAR-86-02
Northeast Utilities Service Co. Explosion and Fire
12/6/198511/14/1986Derby
CTPB86-916503
PAR-86-01-SUM​Pipeline Accident3/31/1986
PB86-916502PDF
PAR-86-01
Continental Pipe Line Company Pipeline Rupture and Fire
7/23/19853/18/1986Kaycee
WYPB86-916501
PAR-85-02
National Fuel Gas Company Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
2/22/198510/25/1985Sharpsville
PAPB85-916502
PAR-85-01Arizona Public Service Company Natural Gas Explosion and Fire9/25/19846/12/1985Phoenix
AZPB85-916501PDF
PAR-84-05
Boston Gas Company Natural Gas Overpressure Explosion and Fire
9/23/198310/16/1984Boston
MAPB84-91605
PAR-84-04
Columbia Gas of West Virginia, Inc., Explosion and Fire
10/17/19839/5/1984South Charleston
WVPB84-916504
PAR-84-03
Washington Gas Light Company Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
10/13/19838/9/1984Herndon
VAPB84-916503
PAR-84-02
Interstate Power Company Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
7/12/19835/17/1984Clear Lake
IAPB84-916502
PAR-84-01
Mid-America Pipeline System Liquefied Petroleum Gas Pipeline Rupture
3/15/19835/15/1984West Odessa
TXPB84-916501
PAR-83-04
El Paso Natural Gas Company Compressor Station Explosion and Fire
5/26/198312/12/1983Bloomfield
NMPB83-916504
PAR-83-03
Mississippi River Transmission Corp. Natural Gas Flash Fire
10/1/19827/26/1983Pine Bluff
ARPB83-916503
PAR-83-02
Northern Natural Gas Company Pipeline Puncture, Explosion and Fire
11/4/19825/17/1983Hudson
IAPB83-916502
PAR-83-01
The Gas Company of New Mexico Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
6/28/19821/13/1983Portales
NMPB83-916501
PAR-82-03
Missouri Power and Light Company Natural Gas Fires
1/28/19828/24/1982Centralia
MOPB82-916503
PAR-82-02
The Chaparral Pipeline Explosion and Fire
9/27/19814/20/1982Ackerly
TXPB82-916502
PAR-82-01
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Natural Gas Pipeline and Puncture
8/25/19812/25/1982San Francisco
CAPB82-916501
PAB-82-01Pipeline Accident Reports, Brief Format, Issue 1, 19821/22/1982
PB82-916901
PAR-81-04
Four Corners Pipeline Company Pipe Rupture and Fire
12/1/19808/18/1981Long Beach
CAPB82-102377
PAR-81-03
Williams Pipeline Company Gasoline Explosion and Fire
4/16/19807/22/1981Roseville
MNPB81-236820
PAR-81-02
Colonial Pipeline Company Petroleum Products Pipeline Failures
3/6/19807/15/1981Manassas/Locust Grove
VAPB81-231789
PAR-81-01
Union Light, Heat, and Power Company Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
10/9/19804/29/1981Independence
KYPB81-207102
PAR-80-06
The Pipelines of Puerto Rico, Inc., Petroleum Products Pipeline Rupture and Fire
1/30/198012/19/1980Bayamon
PRPB81-204851
PAB-80-01​Pipeline Accident Reports, Brief Format, Issue 1, 19809/18/1980
PB81-156978
PAR-80-05
Municipal Gas Department of Cordele, Georgia Explosion and Fire
2/21/19809/9/1980Cordele
GAPB81-105629
PAR-80-04
Washington Gas and Light Company Natural Gas Explosion
10/30/19797/8/1980Washington
DCPB80-213457
PAR-80-03
Columbia Gas of Virginia, Inc., Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
10/24/19796/10/1980Standardsville
VAPB80-202880
PAR-80-02
Columbia Liquefied Natural Gas Corporation Explosion and Fire
10/6/19794/16/1980Covepoint
MDPB80-185721
PAR-80-01
Southern Natural Gas Company Rupture and Fire of a 14-inch Gas Transmission Pipeline
7/15/19792/21/1980New Orleans
LAPB80-162894
PAR-79-03
Philadelphia Gas Works Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture, Explosion, and Fire
5/11/19799/27/1979Philadelphia
PAPB80-108863
PAR-79-02
Gas Service Company, Explosion and Fire
1/16/19798/16/1979London
KYPB-299850/AS
PAR-79-01
Mid-America Pipeline System Liquefied Petroleum Gas Pipeline Rupture and Fire
8/4/19785/3/1979Donnellson
IAPB-296136/AS
PAR-78-05
The Gas Service Company, Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture and Fire
6/12/197812/7/1978Kansas City
MOPB-290496/ASPDF
PAR-78-04
Kansas Public Service Company, Inc., Explosion and Fire
12/15/19777/5/1978Lawrence
KSPB-286345/ASPDF
PAB-78-01​Pipeline Accident Reports, Brief Format, Issue 1, 19776/20/1978
PB-284470PDF
PAR-78-03
Atlanta Gas Light Company, High-Pressure Gas Main Rupture
12/1/19775/18/1978Atlanta
GAPB-294650/AS
PAR-78-02
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, Explosion and Fire, Pump Station 8
7/8/19773/9/1978Fairbanks
AKPB-294651/AS
PAR-78-01
Consolidated Gas Supply Corporation, Propane Pipeline Rupture and Fire
7/20/19771/12/1978Ruff Creek
PAPB-278192/AS
PAR-77-04
Pennsylvania Gas and Water Company, Natural Gas Explosions
1/25/197711/23/1977Williamsport
PAPB-277052/AS
PAR-77-03
Exxon Gas System, Inc., Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
12/7/197610/13/1977Robstown
TXPB-275174/AS
PAR-77-02
UGI Corporation, Natural Gas Explosion and Fire
8/8/19765/18/1977Allentown
PAPB-268938/8GA
PAR-77-01
United Gas Pipeline Company, 20-inch Pipeline Rupture and Fire
8/9/19764/26/1977Cartwright
LAPB-268606/1GA
PAR-76-08
Standard Oil Company of California, Pipeline Rupture
6/16/197612/9/1976Los Angeles
CAPB-264347/AS
PAR-76-07
Sun Pipeline Company, Rupture of 8-inch Pipeline
8/2/19757/20/1976Romulus
MIPB-257671/AS
PAR-76-06
Nebraska Natural Gas Company, Pathfinder Hotel Explosion and Fire
1/10/19767/7/1976Fremont
NEPB-257363/ASPDF
PAR-76-05
Dow Chemical U.S.A., Natural Gas Liquids Explosion and Fire
5/12/19756/30/1976Devers
TXPB-255979/AS
PAR-76-04
West Texas Gulf Pipeline Company
12/1/19746/9/1976Abilene
TXPB-257166/AS
PAR-76-03
Mid Valley Pipeline Company, Crude Oil Terminal Fire
1/17/19754/27/1976Lima
OHPB-253988/AS
PAR-76-02
Consolidated Edison Company, Explosion
4/22/19744/19/1976New York
NYPB-252022/AS
PAR-76-01
Texas Oil and Gas Corporation, 6-inch Natural Gas Gathering Pipeline Failure
5/21/19742/4/1976Meridian
MSPB-250935/AS
PAR-75-03
Southern Union Gas Company, Transmission Pipeline Failure
3/15/197412/23/1975Farmington
NMPB-250774/AS
PAR-75-02
Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Corp., 30 inch Transmission Line Failure
6/9/19745/28/1975Bealeton
VAPB-244547/AS
PAR-75-01
Michigan Wisconsin Pipeline Company
3/2/19744/2/1975Monroe
LAPB-241988/AS
PAR-74-06
Mid America Pipeline System, Anhydrous Ammonia Leak
12/6/197311/11/1974Conway
KSPB-238158/AS
PAR-74-05
Washington Gas Light Company
6/23/197310/24/1974Bowie
MDPB-238039/AS
PAR-74-04
Columbia Gas of West Virginia, Inc.
12/2/19738/21/1974Charleston
WVPB-236479/AS
PAR-74-03
Missouri Public Service Company
12/9/19722/27/1974Clinton
MOPB-230617/AS
PAR-74-02
Southern Union Gas Company
4/22/19732/13/1974El Paso
TXPB-229868/AS
PAR-74-01
UGI Corporation
2/21/19732/7/1974Coopersburg
PAPB-228673/AS
PAR-73-04
Phillips Pipeline Company, Natural Gas Liquids Fire
2/22/197311/7/1973Austin
TXPB-225845
PAR-73-03
Atlanta Gas Light Company
8/31/19728/16/1973Atlanta
GAPB-223336
PAR-73-02
Exxon Pipeline Company, Crude Oil Explosion
5/14/19728/1/1973Hearne
TXPB-222656
PAR-73-01
Northern States Power Company
10/30/19725/16/1973Lake City
MNPB-221393
PAR-72-05
Lone Star Gas Company
10/4/197112/13/1972Fort Worth
TXPB-214777
PAR-72-04
Washington Gas Light Company, Natural Gas Explosion
3/24/197211/22/1972Annandale
VAPB-214328
PAR-72-03
Lone Star Gas Company
10/4/197111/8/1972North Richland Hills
TXPB-213615
PAR-72-02
Equitable Gas Company, Natural Gas Distribution System
11/17/19715/25/1972Pittsburg
PAPB-211000
PAR-72-01
Phillips Pipeline Company, Propane Gas Explosion
12/9/19703/1/1972Franklin County
MOPB-209876
PAR-71-02
Colonial Pipeline Company, Petroleum Products Pipeline
9/3/197012/8/1971Jacksonville
MDPB-207130
PAR-71-01
High Pressure Natural Gas Pipeline
9/9/19697/1/1971Houston
TXPB-202868
PAR-70-01
Low Pressure Natural Gas Distribution System
11/6/196910/14/1970Burlington
IAPB-196054
PAR-1969​Low Pressure Natural Gas Distribution System6/3/196912/4/1969Gary
INPB-190200
​Gas explosion and subsequent fire3/12/2014Manhattan
NYUSAPDF