SHELL PIPELINE CORP. agreed to an $8 million settlement with U.S. and Missouri attorneys general regarding a Dec. 24, 1988, crude spill in Missouri's Gasconade River. The U.S. will receive $1 million, Missouri the rest. Shell operates Ozark Pipe Line, which failed when pipeline pressure changed during a switch between crude delivery locations, spilling about 20,000 bbl of crude into the river. Shell spent $14 million on cleanup.

Feb 17th, 1992
In order to access this content, you must be logged-in and have an active subscription to the OGJ Premium Archive


More in Companies