Tag: crude oil
Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.
Rock Valley acted quickly to shut off water wells following the spill and plans to drain the wells and use rural water until the well water tests safe.
Crude oil from a broken pipeline has led to an alarming amount of oil to leak into the Pacific Ocean leaving Santa Barbara area in a state of emergency. The company, Plains All American, is not required to be supplied with an automatic shutdown valve in case of a leak so the leak continued for a while before being looked into.
While the industry promised to phase-out DOT-111s, these “bomb trains” continue to roll through towns and cities across the U.S. It seems their promise has rung hollow.