Raging Fire Erupts After Chevron LPG Pipeline Gets Hit By Tug and Barge

- March 13th, 2013

Reuters reported that fire broke out and hit a pipeline Wednesday after a tug boat hit a pipeline 30 miles south of New Orleans.

Reuters reported that fire broke out and hit a pipeline Wednesday after a tug boat hit a pipeline 30 miles south of New Orleans.

As quoted in the market news:

About 2,200 barrels of crude oil remain on board the barge and has not been compromised, it said.

The tug pushing the barge that carried 2,215 barrels of crude oil struck the Chevron Corp pipeline in shallow water early evening on Tuesday, the Coast Guard had said earlier.

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