April 19, 2018
Each spring, as the weather grows warmer and soil thaws, plans begin for digging projects of all sizes—so much so, that the underground utility industry has designated April as National Safe Digging Month.
Thousands of homeowners, farmers and professional excavators will dig near Phillips ...
April 4, 2018
“Call Before You Dig.” It’s a simple message and it’s designed to be a fast, simple way for excavators and others to have buried utilities located and mark before digging so they can work safely.
But behind the scenes a tremendous amount of work goes into making tat proce...
January 31, 2018
“Out of sight, out of mind” is a phrase that might work for those boxes of old junk in the attic, but it certainly doesn’t work for pipelines.
While they’re typically buried out of your sight, pipelines are always on an operator’s mind. We understand an uninte...
December 11, 2017
Every six minutes, an underground utility is damaged—making improper digging one of the leading causes of pipeline damage. But many excavators should be recognized for doing their part to dig safely by calling 811 to have buried utilities located and marked before digging every time.
November 30, 2017
Since Phillips Petroleum first named its gasoline after the Mother Road in 1927, the Phillips 66 brand has been linked to cars. And as it happens, knowledge of the cars we fuel provides may help you better understand the pipelines we operate.
Both cars and pipelines are essential to maintaining ...
September 18, 2017
For Phillips 66, having safety as our top priority means committing our resources to build pipelines that meet the highest engineering standards and investing in the latest technology to maintain them. It means hiring the most qualified employees and training them well.
And it means—no mat...
September 6, 2017
At Phillips 66, safety and preparedness are always top of mind. We invest heavily in measures to reduce pipeline incidents and in training that will prepare our employees and emergency organizations to respond if one occurs.
Training efforts begin with our own people. All Phillips 66 Pipeline LL...
August 22, 2017
Is a pipeline near you? With 2.5 million miles of pipeline crisscrossing the United States alone, there’s a good chance the answer is yes.
Knowing where pipelines and other utilities are located is a key part of staying safe near them. Luckily there are several ways you can find pipelines ...
August 8, 2017
You’re planning to dig, and you’ve done everything right. You called 811. You waited for utility lines to be marked. And you made sure every operator marked their utilities or gave you an “all clear.”
But as you begin you work, there’s just one more step—respe...
July 26, 2017
It was a summer day in 2016 when a backhoe operator working in Oklahoma hit the pipeline.
Hired by a private landowner, the contractor was moving dirt to be hauled to another site. But as it scooped up the soil, the backhoe’s toothed bucket repeatedly struck a buried Phillips 66 petroleum ...