Esmeraldas Ecuador: Three Mile Oil Slick Due to Broken Pipeline at terminal

Posted on June 11, 2014 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, Oil

A spot about 3 miles de Dia de left in the mar de 250 to 300 barrels de fuel oil spill, said Captain Hernán Peñaherrera, jefe de Operaciones del command de operations North de Esmeraldas, while Petroecuador reported that it is crude light. This spill occurred by the break de a pipeline located in a de buoys de Terminal Petrolera de Balao, 3 miles from Esmeraldas, to 03:00 de yesterday when it was pumping fuel oil to a ship said Peñaherrera. It is presumed that the pipe would have burst by excess de pressure.

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