Pipeline Safety


August 18, 2017

Sonoma County: PG&E Helps Beautify Santa Rosa School Garden

Students and faculty of Helen Lehman Elementary School in Santa Rosa are returning from summer vacation to new fruit trees, plants and flowers in their school garden, thanks to PG&E.

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June 20, 2017

PG&E, Wheatland Little League Partner on Ball Park Improvements

As baseball season wrapped up, Wheatland’s little league team celebrated recent improvements to its home ballpark. New bleachers, dugouts and netting were installed, part of a PG&E effort to improve gas safety in the community.

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June 15, 2017

Alameda County: PG&E, Fremont Schoolchildren Plant Trees

PG&E employees helped with a recent tree planting at J. Haley Durham Elementary School and spoke with the students about the environment benefits of planting trees. The event is part of PG&E’s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative.

June 5, 2017

PG&E, City Plant Trees Enhancing Safety

The recent planting of 150 trees, part of PG&E”s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative, will both beautify downtown Monterey and improve public safety.

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June 1, 2017

PG&E Recognized for Comprehensive Asset Management System in Gas Operations

PG&E has achieved two international recertifications for best-in-class operational standards for asset management systems in gas operations — another sign of progress in the company’s safety culture.

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May 16, 2017

Oakland: PG&E Gas Crews Testing More Efficient, Faster Way to Reach Underground Pipes

PG&E is testing new “keyhole” technology that uses special tools and is less invasive when replacing service tee caps — underground pipe pieces that link together other pipes. The new method enhances safety and is more efficient and environmentally friendly because it eliminates larger digs and restoration.

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February 1, 2017

PG&E North Bay Employees Dig into the Napa Vine Trail, Plant Trees

The Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition got a little help from PG&E employees who took time on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to help plant 33 new trees

January 26, 2017

PG&E Statement on Sentencing

“We want San Bruno and all of the communities we serve to know that we at PG&E have committed ourselves to a goal of transforming this company into the safest and most reliable energy provider in America and to re-earning their trust through our actions.”

January 6, 2017

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Pipes Along Chico’s Midway

The upgrade work will help to increase natural gas capacity for J.M. Smucker Company’s new food processing facility. The work will also help enhance safety and reliability as well as meet customer demands for more energy.

December 21, 2016

PG&E Completes Gas Safety Work, Adds Trail, Trees

Recently-completed work in the Marin Valley Mobile Country Club, a senior community, now makes the area near PG&E’s gas transmission pipeline safer and more easily accessible for first responders and repair crews.

September 19, 2016

PG&E Continues to Upgrade Natural Gas Pipeline in Davis

PG&E is working to modernize 2,401 feet of natural gas distribution pipelines in Davis. PG&E crews are scheduled to work through October weather permitting.

September 12, 2016

PG&E Installs New Playground as Part of Community Pipeline Safety Initiative

Children in Soledad in Monterey County have a new playground, thanks in part to PG&E’s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative.

September 6, 2016

Infographic: PG&E Completes 1 Million Picarro Surveys

Since 2014, PG&E’s Picarro gas leak survey vehicles have completed 1 million surveys throughout the service area. This vehicle-mounted, leak-detection technology is 1,000 times more sensitive than traditional…

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August 31, 2016

Leak Detection Fleet Reaches Major Milestone

Until 2014, surveys to find gas leaks were done by foot. Now PG&E drives neighborhoods in Ford Explorers equipped with super sensitive leak detection technology. This month, the team achieved a milestone of 1 million surveys in less than two years.

August 9, 2016

PG&E Statement on Trial Verdict

“While we are very much focused on the future, we will never forget the lessons of the past. We have made unprecedented progress in the nearly six years since the tragic San Bruno accident and we are committed to maintaining our focus on safety.”

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