Table 2-20: Natural Gas Distribution Pipeline Incidents

Table 2-20: Natural Gas Distribution Pipeline Incidents

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  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Washington            
Number of incidents 1 3 0 2 1 0
Number of fatalities 0 1 0 0 0 0
Number of injuries 0 0 0 0 0 0
Property damage ($ thousands) 60 450 0 102 87 0
United States, total            
Number of incidents 97 110 102 137 119 154
Number of fatalities 16 471 9 17 19 22
Number of injuries 43 1091 67 65 85 59
Property damage ($ thousands) 10,951 16,2531 12,493 19,055 25,914 23,399

1 Includes 33 fatalities, 42 injuries, and $5,000,000 property damage associated with an incident in San Juan, Puerto Rico that was attributed to natural gas at the time. The cause of the incident is currently in dispute and subject to litigation.

NOTE: Incidents are reported on Form RSPA F 7100.1.