ABARTA Oil & Gas Co., LLC, dba ABARTA Energy, located at 24442 KY Rt 32, Martha KY 41159, owns and operates natural gas pipeline systems in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
The company maintains and operates a Damage Prevention/Emergency Program for its operation of these pipeline systems. This program includes educating and notifying the public about specific operation requirements and the existence of the program. These requirements include:
- Contacting ABARTA Oil & Gas at 606-652-4722 if you plan to excavate and/or blast on or within two hundred (200) feet of our pipeline right-of-way. Company personnel will locate the pipeline for you to ensure safe excavation and/or blasting.
- Contact and/or advise others who you believe to be working near our pipeline to contact ABARTA Oil & Gas before performing any activity that might damage our pipeline system.
- Be aware of gas leaks/emergencies and report them immediately. Signs of gas leaks include the hissing sound of escaping gas, dead vegetation, blowing earth, bubbling water and the smell of gas. Emergencies include gas leaks, fire or explosion, natural disasters or civil disobedience. If you suspect that the pipeline is leaking, stay away from the area, have others stay away from the area and notify the ABARTA Oil & Gas immediately.
- DO NOT attempt to locate the gas leak with matches or other open flames. DO NOT remain in a building if there is a strong odor. DO NOT turn lights on or off or unplug electrical appliances where there is a strong odor. DO NOT use a telephone in the area of a strong gas odor including hanging up an ongoing telephone call. DO NOT use an automobile in the area of a gas leak.
To help us enforce our Damage Prevention/Emergency Program and ensure the safe operation of our pipeline system, please call these numbers to report excavation projects, suspected gas leaks or any other emergencies.
Fire Department: 911
One-Call System: 811