Spill At Illinois Tank Farm: BP Chicap Pipe

- November 21st, 2012

BP Plc (BP/) shut down a system associated with its Chicap pipeline near Mokena, Illinois, yesterday after a spill.

BP Plc (BP/) shut down a system associated with its Chicap pipeline near Mokena, Illinois, yesterday after a spill.

Highlights of market news:

– Oil was discharged into a containment area and covered about 1,000 square feet inside a berm, according to a filing with the National Response Center

– The release was halted and a vacuum truck, tanks and other equipment were sent to the scene.

– Chicap Pipeline System includes a 360,000-barrel-a-day, 26-inch mainline from Patoka, Illinois, to the Mokena area

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