Shell Pipeline Leaks 21,000 Gallons of Crude in Northern California

The Associated Press, May 27, 2016

An underground pipeline owned by Shell Oil Co. ruptured on Tuesday in Northern California, leaking up to 21,000 gallons of crude. Officials from Shell stated that the pipeline was shut down immediately upon noticing a loss in pressure, and that the pipeline has already been repaired. Crews are now working to clear contaminated soil, which is fortunately not near any waterways. As of right now, the cause of the leak has not been announced.


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