Canada’s Enbridge Inc., already under fire from U.S. regulators over a massive oil spill two years ago, said on Friday it had shut a key pipeline indefinitely after an oil leak in Wisconsin.
Line 14, a 318,000 barrel per day leg of the major Lakehead System that carries light crude oil from Canada to Chicago-area refineries, was shut after a spill that released an estimated 1,200 barrels of oil, Enbridge Energy Partners said in statement. The cause of the spill was undetermined. Read the rest of this entry
OTTAWA – National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Debbie Hersman said Tuesday Enbridge Inc.’s handling of a massive 2010 crude oil spill in Michigan resembled the “Keystone Cops.”
Hersman also asked if that catastrophic spill, combined with a deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in California, raised questions about the inevitability of future pipeline disasters. Read the rest of this entry
CBC News, Mar 4, 2012
Enbridge Inc. says it has shut down an oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. after a vehicle accident in Illinois killed two people early Saturday morning.
The collision near New Lenox caused a fire just after 2 a.m. CT in the pumping station and killed two men, according to local reports. Read the rest of this entry