Public Information Links

Pipeline Association for Public Awareness (PAPA) promotes open communications and cooperation with local organizations to enhance public safety, improve emergency preparedness, protect the environment and prevent damage to property.  PAPA works with and supports state associations comprised of pipeline operators that are dedicated to promoting pipeline safety by providing information for excavators, state residents, businesses, emergency responders and public officials in each specific state. See below for links to each state association in this region.

National Pipeline Mapping System: The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Pipeline Safety developed this system to provide information on transmission pipelines to the general public. Printable maps can be obtained by ZIP code or by county and state.  For information, go to www.npms.phmsa.dot.gov.

Call 811!Call before you dig!

Know what’s below. Each state in our region maintains a one-call agency dedicated to safeguarding citizens and construction personnel who work around utilities. Calling before beginning any excavation prevents damage to underground facilities and protects against service interruptions and bodily injury.  Here’s the list of the one-call agencies in our region:

Information for Emergency Officials

For emergency response information or Pipeline Emergency Response Guidelines, go here on the Pipeline Association for Public Awareness website.

For specific information about the WBI Energy pipeline system including requests for maps or centerline data, or a copy of our Emergency Response Plan, contact the Pipeline Safety Awareness Coordinator or call (406) 359-7316.

In case of a pipeline emergency, call 1-888-859-7291 IMMEDIATELY!

Call this 24-hour number immediately even if a small pipeline nick or scratch has occurred. These small events could result in a rupture now or in the near future and it should be checked by our pipeline technicians.

In the case of a pipeline EMERGENCY, call 1-888-859-7291 IMMEDIATELY!
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