Thanks to continuous monitoring, safety training, regular maintenance, public awareness and advanced technology, pipeline emergencies are rare.
But emergencies do occur.
Any of the following could be considered a potential emergency situation and require a call to 911:
- Fire, explosion, or a natural disaster at or near a pipeline or related facility
- Accidental release of hazardous vapors and/or liquids from a pipeline or related facility
- Acts of sabotage
- Operations failures causing a hazardous condition
Such events require immediate response and coordinated communication between emergency officials and Flint Hills Resources.
Do you see:
- Persistent bubbling in standing water
- Dead or discolored vegetation
- A sheen on the surface of standing water
- Pooling liquid on the ground
- Slight mist of ice or unexplained frozen ground near a pipeline during warm weather
- A white cloud or fog
- Flames or vapors
- An unusual amount of melted snow
- Dirt blowing from a hole in the ground
Do you smell:
- Strange or unusual odors similar to petrochemicals
- “Rotten eggs”
Do you hear:
- Other unusual noises