June 27, 2012


AOPL Board Adopts Pipeline Safety Principles

Washington, DC - June 26, 2012 - This week, operators of our nation's liquid pipelines reaffirmed their commitment to safety through adoption of eight pipeline safety principles by the Board of the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL). AOPL is the national trade association for operators of oil, natural gas liquid and carbon dioxide pipelines in the United States.

AOPL Board Chairman Todd Denton, President of Phillips 66 Pipeline LLC, said:
"Our Nation's energy liquid pipeline operators demonstrate they are serious about safety by valuing these safety principles. Making these principles part of our culture is how we act safely every day to protect the public and our employees."
The eight liquid pipeline safety principles are:
* Zero Incidents
* Organization-Wide Commitment
* A Culture of Safety
* Continuous Improvement
* Learn from Experience
* Systems for Success
* Employ Technology
* Communicate with Stakeholders
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