Videos, Publications & Additional Resources

Learn more about the pipelines in your community and how you can help keep them safe by watching, downloading and accessing the resources listed below.

Brochures, videos and resources specifically designed for excavators, emergency responders, public works directors, schools, residents and businesses can be accessed by clicking on the audience-specific links to the left.




Safe Digging Guide

Safe Digging Guide

Tips and techniques for safely excavating near pipelines and other underground utility lines. Includes information regarding 811, recommended setbacks near pipelines and how to recognize and respond to a pipeline emergency.
(PDF) 20.2 MB

More Publications

A Guideline for Pipeline Safety

Safe digging reference booklet for those living near pipelines operated by Marathon Pipe Line LLC. Includes recommended setbacks and general guidelines for landscaping, fencing, driveways, drainage and septic systems and removal or deposit of dirt.
(PDF) 20K



PHMSA Website

Pipeline safety information and resources provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).  Includes videos, brochures, reports and other information regarding pipeline safety.

Pipeline 101 Website

Information about pipelines provided by the Association of Oil Pipelines and the American Petroleum Institute.