Life takes energy:

to heat our homes, to feed our families, to fuel our vehicles. Sabal Trail connects people to the energy they need to help fuel their quality of life.

Sabal Trail Transmission

Operated by Enbridge, Sabal Trail Transmission is a 517-mile interstate natural gas pipeline providing transportation services for power generation needs to Florida Power and Light and Duke Energy of Florida.
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Natural Gas 101

As the world transitions to a lower-carbon energy future, natural gas will play a vital role—as a replacement fuel for coal in electricity generation, a low-carbon source of home heating, a lower-emission fuel for heavy-duty vehicles and large transportation fleets, and a complement to the growth of renewable energy. Learn more about the fundamentals of the natural gas industry, and how it gets delivered to you reliably and responsibly.
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What's a natural gas pipeline?

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Natural gas pipeline regulations

Pipelines

How natural gas gets to you

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Inside a compressor station

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I call 811?

Striking a pipeline could cause injuries, damage property, disrupt vital services to an entire area and lead to expensive fines and repair costs. There is always a risk of striking a pipeline or other utility, even if you think you know what might be present in the area. The depth of utility lines can vary for a number of reasons, such as erosion, previous digging projects and uneven surfaces.

What is a compressor station?

Compressor stations are used to move natural gas through pipelines. They are above-ground facilities located generally every 40 to 100 miles along a pipeline. Compressor stations use natural gas or electricity to power compressors to safely pressurize the natural gas, which helps the natural gas flow efficiently for safe and reliable service.

How does transportation of natural gas by pipeline compare to other modes of transportation?

Pipelines are the safest, most environmentally friendly and efficient mode of transportation, according to PHMSA. In fact, data shows that while natural gas demand has increased, the frequency of serious pipeline incidents has decreased by 90 percent over the last three decades alone, primarily as a result of significant efforts by pipeline companies to upgrade and modernize infrastructure.

What is a natural gas transmission pipeline?

Transmission pipelines deliver natural gas to local distribution companies, which distribute the product through their regional or municipal networks to homes and businesses for heat and energy. They also deliver natural gas directly to large industrial end-users, including electric generating facilities.

Operations

The United States has the largest pipeline network in the world. Data collected by the U.S. Department of Transportation reports that pipelines are one of the safest ways to move energy resources like the natural gas that Sabal Trail transports. Learn more about the pipeline lifecycle for Sabal Trail’s gas transmission assets – everything from design and construction, to operational safety, and pipeline regulations. Click on the links below to view or download a fact sheet.

Pipeline Safety

Ensuring the safety of communities and the environment will always be our top priority—and it’s the foundation of everything we do. Our team devotes hundreds of thousands of hours every year to keeping our systems running smoothly and without incident.

Community

We work hard to earn and maintain the trust of the people and communities who live near our assets and operations.

At Sabal Trail, we believe a community belongs to everyone who lives there. And, no matter who we are or where we live, all of us want to make life better for our families, our friends, our neighbors and ourselves.

Through our robust Public Awareness program, we regularly provide pipeline safety information to the people who live and work along our pipeline routes, as well as public officials, emergency responders, school officials, farmers and excavators. We also work with local first responders to build safety in the communities near our pipelines and facilities.

Call Before You Dig

Landowners

Keeping in touch with you is very important to us. That’s why we maintain contact with those neighbors who live near our pipelines and facilities—including communities, landowners, Indigenous and Native American communities, excavators and emergency responders—on an ongoing basis. It’s an opportunity to share important information, hear about your experiences, respond to your questions and update you on Sabal Trail’s safety, prevention and maintenance programs.

Community Investment

We’re committed to improving quality of life within communities where we live and operate, and we do it by partnering with organizations that champion solutions for safety, environmental and social issues.
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Emergency Responders

The safety of the communities near our projects and operations, and the people who live and work along our system remain our highest priority. That’s why we’re proud to support organizations that help keep communities safe.