Plains All American Says Operations Resumed after North Texas Tank Fire

Reuters, August 30, 2018

Plains All American Pipeline on Wednesday said the fire on a crude storage tank east of Wichita Falls, Texas was extinguished and the terminal and connecting pipelines have resumed operations. The fire, which broke out on Tuesday morning on a roof seal of a crude oil storage tank at the Wichita Falls Station was extinguished safely around midnight, the company said in a statement. Wichita Falls is a crude injection point in north Texas along Plain’s Basin Pipeline, which runs from the Permian Basin that to the oil storage hub at Cushing, Oklahoma.


(Reporting by Swati Verma in Bengaluru)

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