LAMPASAS, Texas– Atmos Energy crews and contractors will oversee a controlled natural gas flaring on October 1st – 3rd beginning at approximately 7:30am and lasting until approximately 8pm. The location of the flaring will be on the south side of County Road 12 and east of Farm Road 1047. The Company will be performing routine inspection and testing on a section of natural gas pipeline in the area as part of normal, routine maintenance operations.
“Flaring” is a standard industry practice to safely burn natural gas that must be removed from a specific section of pipeline so that employees can work on the pipe. People in the area will notice a large, controlled flame and moderate noise for approximately eight hours each day.
The Lampasas County emergency dispatch, sheriff’s department and county officials have been advised of the flaring.