Response team finds source of oil leak
Overpressure from expanding ice plugs likely caused 24-inch rupture in pipeline between Lisburne drill pad and production center
In a situation analogous to the bursting of a frozen water pipe during the winter, it appears that pressure from expanding ice plugs inside the 18-inch pipeline that carries three-phase fluids from Lisburne drill pad L-3 to the Lisburne Production Center caused the oil spill discovered Nov. 29 at on....
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