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Equipment Failed to Detect North Dakota Oil Leak

Associated Press via Billings Gazette, December 13, 2016

Electronic monitoring equipment failed to detect a pipeline rupture that spewed more than 176,000 gallons of crude oil into a North Dakota creek, the pipeline's operator said on Monday. It's not yet clear why the monitoring equipment didn't detect the leak, Wendy Owen, a spokeswoman for Casper, Wyoming-based True Cos., which operates the Belle Fourche Pipeline, said. Owen speculates that ground shifting may have caused the rupture.

 

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