Workers fix ruptured gasoline pipeline in Texas City

24 February 2011 15:48  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Workers have fixed a ruptured gasoline pipeline in Texas City, Texas, market sources said on Thursday.

The pipeline ruptured around 3:30 hours Houston time (09:30 GMT), according to the Houston Chronicle. About 143 bbl of gasoline leaked. The Chronicle reported that 15 homes were evacuated.

Market sources said the pipeline had bee fixed by 9:00. There was no associated fire or explosion, and no injuries were reported.

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