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How Do Pipeline Accidents Occur?

Over the last few years, there have been several mysterious accidents that have occurred at oil rig platforms and gas stations. Over long-time periods of investigation, many of these accidents were discovered to be the result of pipeline explosions. Pipeline accidents are especially dangerous because they can develop into very serious disasters, such as oil spills, gas leaks, and overall severe injuries and fatalities. As a regular citizen or someone who works near pipelines, it’s crucial to know how these incidents can occur. How Do These Accidents Happen? Pipeline transportation was actually created in order to be a safer option. Oil pipelines have been found to be 70 times safer than trucks, which actually have killed four times as many people in a four-year time span compared to pipelines. Unfortunately, when pipelines fail, their consequences are much more catastrophic and can result in intense federal investigations. There are several ways…
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