REFINERS RECEIVE ANTISPILL ORDERS

09/23/1991
Washington's State Department of Ecology (SDE) has ordered two refineries to take measures to prevent oil spills from pipelines. The orders went to Texaco Refining & Marketing Inc.'s 133,000 b/d Anacortes and U.S. Oil & Refining Co.'s 34,500 b/d Tacoma plant. Each was involved in pipeline spills this year. SDE pegged the Texaco spill at 5,262 bbl as a result of failure of a crude oil booster pump Feb. 22. The agency said U.S. Oil spilled 14,286 bbl when a 16 in. pipeline ruptured Jan. 6. SDE ordered both companies to submit plans within 90 days showing how they will prevent spills from pipel...
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