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Leaking pipe spills crude oil at Torrance Refinery

Nearly 1,900 gallons of crude oil leaked from a ruptured pipe over the weekend at the Torrance Refinery, though none of it left the site, fire department officials said Monday, Oct. 8. The leak 44 bar…

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Federal lawyers: Gulf oil leak spills much more than estimated

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed, and it may be getting worse. A Friday court filing in a …

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Fuel oil spill in Carrboro fouls ditches, reaches creek. Are more spills likely?

they were met with the putrid smell of fuel oil. He contacted town officials Wednesday morning. Carrboro Fire Chief Susanna Williams and Fire Marshall Ray Enoch visited the site and determined the sou…

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Gulf oil leak caused by Hurricane Ivan spills much more than thought, federal lawyers say

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed, and it may be getting worse. A Friday court filing in a …

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Federal lawyers: Gulf oil leak spills much more than thought

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed. A Friday court filing in a case involving Taylor …

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Hundreds of gallons of oil spills into Greenwich brook

“There was a malfunction,” he said, and the oil began to discharge into the nearby Horseneck Brook. “It’s a tidal creek, and it flows into Long Island Sound,” Koczak said. “We ensured that the leak was controlled, and then we responded with …

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MV Legionnaire spills oil into Portugal Cove harbour

According to the province, a containment boom was used to prevent the leak from spreading. Transportation department officials said most of the oil was removed by Sunday evening. The remaining oil was removed Monday.

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Pipeline leak spills oil, produced water into stream, pastureland

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

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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Five Spills, Six Months in Operation: Dakota Access Track Record Highlights Unavoidable Reality — Pipelines Leak

The series of spills in the pipelines’ first months of operation underlines a fact that regulators and industry insiders know well: Pipelines leak. To regulators like Bill Suess, who deals with a crude oil spill nearly every day as North Dakota’s spill …

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