Keystone pipeline leak in South Dakota about double previous estimate: paper

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Apr 082018
 

(Reuters) – The Keystone crude oil pipeline leak in November in rural South Dakota was nearly double the original estimate, making it one of the largest U.S. inland spills since 2010, a newspaper report on Saturday said. Robynn Tysver, a spokeswoman for …

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Pipeline leak near Amherst nearly twice as big as originally believed

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Apr 072018
 

There are 42 gallons in a barrel of oil, so about 407,400 gallons leaked using the new, larger number of barrels. Repairs have since been made. TransCanada resumed using the pipeline 12 days after the leak. “The remediation work on the property has been …

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Pipeline leak spills oil, produced water into stream, pastureland

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Apr 052018
 

BISMARCK – About 50 barrels or 2,140 gallons of a mix of crude oil and produced water has spilled from a pipeline leak into a stream and pastureland near Fryburg and Theodore Roosevelt National Park in far western North Dakota. The North Dakota …

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Ex-Colorado oil and gas regulator drills into new pipeline rules

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Mar 172018
 

He spent four years as director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), from … There’s much, much more integrity monitoring [to check for leaks]. It used to be an annual pressure test or [using sensors for] continuous monitoring.

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Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

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Mar 102018
 

Assuming a flow rate of 600,000 barrels of crude oil per day, a leak of nearly 12,000 barrels per day could go undetected. “Right now, there are 18 inches of ice over the Missouri River, and we can’t sample the water to look for hydrocarbons,” Crow Ghost said.

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Oil pipeline moratorium bill killed during Monday hearing

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Feb 062018
 

Proponents of the bill aired their concerns over the safety of oil pipelines, citing recent spills and deficiencies within the leak detection technology used by pipeline operators such as TransCanada and Energy Transfer Partners. Rep. Shawn Bordeaux …

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Butane leak in Irving pipeline prompts evacuations in Saint John, N.B.

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Jan 082018
 

N.B., following a butane leak in the city’s east side. Police say the rupture happened at about 11 a.m. today in a line that runs from the Canaport facility on Bayside Drive to the Irving Oil Refinery. Bayside Drive and River Avenue were shut down and …

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Canadian Crude Oil Exports Decline On Keystone Pipeline Leaks

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Jan 052018
 

Canadian crude oil exports fell 2.4 percent in November as the United States dropped imports from its northern neighbor to 3.26 million barrels per day, according to a new report by Reuters. An 80,000-bpd drop came as the Keystone pipeline was forced to …

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Denver natural gas company, joint venture partners to move forward on $1.7B pipeline project

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Dec 242017
 

The companies have made a final investment decision to build the $ 1.7 billion Gulf Coast Express pipeline project, according to a press release. The pipeline will be able to move 1.92 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas from the Waha hub in the …
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Professor: Keystone oil pipeline leaks remain a mystery

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Dec 092017
 

Nebraska’s state government recently approved a plan outlining a new route for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, just days after oil leaked out of the original Keystone pipeline in South Dakota. The Daily Orange spoke with Cornelius Murphy — a …
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