Cleanup continues on Pembina Pipeline spill near Swan Hills

Journal Business Staff
Edmonton Journal
Date published: 
Thu, 2011-07-21

 EDMONTON — Pembina Pipeline crews were continuing their cleanup of a 1,300 barrel spill near Swan Hills on Thursday, with vacuum and skimmer trucks called in to remove oil from a small creek.

“We won’t be determining the cause of the leak until the cleanup is complete,” said spokesperson Shawn Davis.

The small eight-inch feeder line, which can move 5,600 barrels per day, was shut down Tuesday morning after an imbalance was detected in the line.


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