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Santa Barbara County, Calif., pipeline ruptures, spills oil

API SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

An 11-mile underground pipeline on Tuesday ruptured and leaked 105,000 gallons of crude oil in Santa Barbara County, Calif., with about 21,000 gallons spilling into the ocean, pipeline owner Plains All American Pipeline said Wednesday. The company and authorities have sent crews, ships and necessary equipment to the site to perform cleanup efforts. Meanwhile, the Western States Petroleum Association said it will review the incident to mitigate future risks and provide lessons for the industry. Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (05/20) The Salt Lake Tribune (Utah) (05/20)


Senators introduce bipartisan crude exports bill

API SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Analysis: Shale oil drillers focus on sweet spots amid low prices

API SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Report: Texas storage capacity still available, thanks to crude exports to Canada

API SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

Eagle Ford oil drilling costs could fall $15 by June next year, analysts say

API SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

U.S. refiners becoming top fuel supplier in Western Hemisphere

API SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Major oil producers plan to form group tackling climate issues, sources say

API SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

Marathon Petroleum agrees with feds to resolve emissions violations

API SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Shell CEO: Environmental record backs up Chukchi oil drilling

API SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Companies reach settlements to resolve 2010 oil spill claims

API SmartBrief | May 21, 2015


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