Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Jacob Misener
Editor 

Tall Grass Energy Partners sees second gas line rupture in less than two months

Kimball County rupture causes almost half a million in property damage, according to a recent government report

 


Another incident involving natural gas pipelines operated and owned by TallGrass Energy took place earlier this month, leading to several homes being evacuated near the Nebraska – Wyoming border, and the closure of Highway 26 for an hour.

“The evacuations were precautionary,” said Kevin Philbrick, the TallGrass Energy Operations Manager for the Rocky Mountain Region. “There was no immediate danger.”

The rupture took place near Henry, NE, on the evening of June 6, and led to the need of relight operations for 64 SourceGas, LLC, customers the next day. No injuries were reported from...



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