Energy Transfer’s Latest Pipeline Woe Is a 50,000 Barrel Spill

Add almost 50,000 barrels of drilling fluids released into Ohio wetlands to the issues that have plagued Energy Transfer Partners LP’s $4.2 billion Rover natural gas pipeline. A regulatory filing disclosed Tuesday shows Energy Transfer’s Rover unit was notified by Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency of violations after two releases of drilling fluids, both discovered last week. They occurred as part of an operation associated with the pipeline installation, the filing shows.


Source: Bloomberg

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