Enbridge continues cleanup of 2,500 bbl oil spill in Oklahoma

20 May 2013 16:23  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Enbridge is continuing cleanup operations on Monday after 2,500 bbl of crude oil leaked from its Cushing South Terminal in Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon, a company spokesman said.

“The failed tank fill line and associated tank were isolated soon after the release was reported, stopping any further release of oil,” said Larry Springer, adding that the WTI-grade crude oil was held within the terminal containment structures.

As of Monday morning, more than 2,400 bbl of oil and water have been recovered from the south terminal containment system, he said.

The cause of the tank fill line failure is under investigation, and a repair plan is being developed.

All other Enbridge terminals and pipelines operations in Cushing are continuing normally, Springer said.

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