Pipeline break in Canada: leaked hundreds of thousands of litres of oil products

Pipeline break in Canada: leaked hundreds of thousands of litres of oil products

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The cause of the incident remains unknown and is under investigation.

More than 100 thousand liters of oil products and produced water leaked from a pipeline near the town of Jenner in the canadian province of Alberta, reports citing .

“Substance emerged beyond the zone of the pipeline, some of it went into a swampy area nearby. According to recent estimates, the volume of spilled material is 100-200 thousand litres, 50 litres less than the provisional assessment,” – said in a press release.

During the spill, none of the workers or local residents are not affected, but a large amount of fluid got on the territory of private farms, which at this season was not used. “The environmental impact is currently being evaluated by experts, but it seems minimal. Our workers are physically restricted spillage from further contamination and has already removed a large number of”, – stressed in the Cor4 Oil Corp“Main challenges currently are: ensuring the safety of all involved in spill response, as well as close cooperation with all public services and reducing the impact on the environment”, – asserts in a press release.

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