Esmeraldas Ecuador oil pipeline breaks, officials blame landslide, 5,500 barrels

Posted on April 10, 2013 • Filed under: Agriculture, Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, Oil

cattle and agricultural area impacted The company Heavy Crude Pipeline (OCP) reported a few minutes ago that spilled 5,500 barrels of oil in Wincheles sector in the province of Esmeraldas this morning. This, as a result of a break he suffered the OCP to 6:13. “At the moment the situation is under control and prevention are being installed additional booms given the climatic conditions of the area,” the company said in a statement. Read Article

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