Pipelines are the safest way to transport oil and natural gas, but we still want our communities prepared for anything. ExxonMobil Pipeline Company sponsors local and regional emergency responders to participate in programs, such as the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) HazMat Liquid Pipeline & Industrial Fire Emergencies training, to ensure they have the education and resources to handle any situation. We also are committed to continuously improving safety of pipelines and are consistently developing technologies to help prevent potential emergencies.

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Partnering with TEEX

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company is proud to partner with the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service on a course to train firefighters who may respond to ExxonMobil assets.

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company pays for the course fees, including tuition, some lodging and meals, for class participants. Following successful sessions over the past years, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company is continuing its support with more trainings being offered. Responders receive valuable knowledge they will need to help protect their communities and families in the event of an industrial type emergency.

The next 2021 class session will be held December 4-5 at the TEEX Emergency Services Training Institute at the Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station, Texas.

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About TEEX Training

TEEX training sessions include live hands-on drills and scenarios, as well as basic education covering:

  • Types of pipeline markers and key information located on a pipeline marker
  • Pipeline right-of-way and basic design & construction features of a pipeline system
  • Common types of refined petroleum products transported in pipelines, basic physical and chemical properties associated with liquid gases, physical and chemical properties for specific petroleum products
  • Basic principles of liquid transmission pipeline operations and indicators of a damaged liquid pipeline
  • Types of aboveground petroleum storage tanks and safety features found at cargo tank truck loading racks

2020 Training

Though the pandemic has interfered with countless programs, pipeline safety training and preparation doesn’t stop. TEEX continued pipeline safety training in 2020 modified to CDC guidelines.

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Expanding Online Resources

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company recently worked with the National Association of State Fire Marshalls to make their existing Pipeline Emergencies online training program available to emergency response personnel within the company’s operating areas.

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