Residents and Businesses

More than 2.5 million miles of underground pipelines safely transport energy products across the country and to homes and businesses every day. Use the resources below to learn more about the pipelines near you, the role they play in your community and how to safely dig near them.



Pipeline Finder App

Download the free Pipeline Finder App to view the location of the pipelines operated by Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) in your area. The app also includes emergency response guidelines and MPL's emergency number. After launching the app, red lines on the map represent the MPL pipelines in your area. Click on any of these to get additional details, including the pipeline’s name, products transported, diameter and operating pressure.

 Available on App Store    Available on Google Play
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Living MPL

Living Along the Pipeline – What You Need to Know

Provides pipeline safety information for landowners and residents of pipelines operated by MPL. Includes information about right-of-way protection, safe digging and integrity management activities.
(PDF) 25.3 MB

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.  Produced by Marathon Pipe Line LLC. (PDF) 20.2 MB


Property Development Guide

 Property Development Specifications

Provides guidance on how to safely excavate near pipelines.  Includes diagrams and guidance for safely crossing pipelines; boring, drilling and tunneling near pipelines; non-explosive seismic testing and blasting; and installing or repairing overhead and buried power or communication cable near existing pipelines.  Also includes clearance requirements for roads, railroads and paved lots.
(PDF) 998 KB


Find the general location of Marathon Pipe Line LLC's above and underground pipeline system in your community and information about the line.
Pipeline safety information and resources provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Material Administration.
View a map of transmission pipelines in your community.  Managed by the U.S.  Department of Transportation.
Information about the 811 process and state specific reference information.


Pipeline 101 Website

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