Marathon Cleaning a Small Spill at Its Galveston Bay Refinery

Reuters, January 18, 2023

Marathon Petroleum Corp is cleaning up a small spill at its 593,000 barrel per day (bpd) Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, the company said.

The spill was into secondary containment of hydrocarbon material, Marathon said, adding that there were no injuries or off-site impacts.

A small oil release at the refinery was causing an odor in Texas City, the emergency management department there said on Twitter earlier on Wednesday.

"Fire dept is currently on scene monitoring air quality. There are no readings outside of normal levels," it added.

(Reporting by Brijesh Patel, Seher Dareen, and Bharat Govind Gautam; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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