Pipeline leaks, ruptures, and spills are increasingly causing property damage, according to a new study, and detection systems to detect pipeline leaks may be lacking.
The natural gas explosion in Springfield, Mass., is a calamitous reminder of what can happen when the nation's vast oil and natural gas distribution network fails.
An explosion caused by a fuel truck crashing into a bridge in Saudi Arabia poses the question: What measures are in place to prevent fuel truck accidents in the US?
The US Department of Transportation’s pipeline safety division says the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline is corroded and poses a severe public safety and environmental risk.
Oil spills in recent weeks, from Canadian-owned pipelines that supply Midwest refineries, are another sign of nation's aging infrastructure. Latest spill expected to raise Midwest gas prices by 30 cents a gallon for several weeks.
Federal regulators had issued safety warnings about the condition of the pipeline in the Michigan oil spill that leaked nearly 1 million gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River this week.