Nexen pipeline leak in Alberta spills 5 million litres – CBC

Nexen pipeline leak in Alberta spills 5 million litres – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2015369 Views

Jul 16, 2015

Nexen Energy spill south of Fort McMurray covers about 16,000 square metres

One of the largest leaks in Alberta history has spilled about five million litres of emulsion from a Nexen Energy pipeline at the company’s Long Lake oilsands facility south of Fort McMurray.

The leak was discovered Wednesday afternoon.

Nexen said in a statement its emergency response plan has been activated and personnel were onsite. The leak has been stabilized, the company said.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/nexen-pipeline-leak-in-alberta-spills-5-million-litres-1.3155907

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