Texas: Leak Causes Major Gas/Oil Pipeline Shutdown

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Texas: Leak Causes Major Pipeline Shutdown

Princeton, New Jersey, March 10 (Bloomberg Energy)The following pipeline is confirmed to be undergoing unplanned maintenance. Company: Explorer Pipeline Co. Location: Houston, Texas Unit Type: Pipeline Capacity: 545,000 barrels a day Output: 0 barrels a day

Event: The pipeline's 545,000 B/D section from Houston to Tulsa was shut last night because of a leak. The company will shut the 350,000 B/D Tulsa to Chicago section of the pipeline at 5 p.m. today while the leak is being investigated. The pipeline carries gasoline, jet fuel and fuel oil.

Duration: Not Available Source: Company Official Company Confirmation: Yes


-- Carl Jenkins (Somewherepress@aol.com), March 10, 2000


Would really appreciate further info from board on this. Planned on having grandkids this week-end. Maybe not such a good idea. In refinery territory-literally.Will be checking back to see if we need to take them home. Heard nothing on media. Thanks.

-- mike in houston (mmorris67@hotmail.com), March 10, 2000.

the "leak" is South of Dallas and East of Waco. No danger in Houston from this one.

-- Possible Impact (posim@hotmail.com), March 10, 2000.

Thanks, PI. Just made it to the board, saw the update upstream as well.

-- mike in houston (mmorris67@hotmail.com), March 11, 2000.

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