DIVER SURVEY SHOWS NO OIL LEFT ABOARD BRAER

Weather in the Shetland Islands cleared Jan. 24, allowing divers to survey the wreckage of the Braer tanker, which ran aground Jan 5. There was no report on the volume of the bunker fuel the vessel was carrying on a voyage from Mongstadt, Norway, to eastern Canada. The cargo, purchased by Ultramar Canada Inc. as feedback for its 125,000 b/d St. Romuald, Que., refinery, amounted to 607,000 bbl of Gullfaks field crude from the Norwegian North Sea.

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