March 2017, Vol. 244, No. 3

Features

Canadian Leak Raises Questions about Detection Systems

CALGARY, Alberta – Clint Big Eagle says the whiff of oil permeated the frigid Saskatchewan air for about a week and a half before he decided to pull over and investigate. “The kids are all, ‘It’s a terrible, ugly smell. What is that?’“ Big Eagle said in an interview. That turned out to be a 200,000-liter pool of crude coating a frozen pond, a few hundred meters off the road on Ocean Man First Nation territory. “That’s an incredible amount of oil not to keep accounted for,” he said. The pipeline spill, discovered on Jan. 20, is under investigation by the Saskatchewan government which said it will try to determine why the pipeline’s leak-detection system did not flag the leak. Tundra Energy

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine in print or digital format and gain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the PGJ archives per month. $199 for an annual subscription.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the PGJ Archive, access to all special reports, special focus supplements and more. $1,395 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426.

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}