Almost two months after a tugboat and barge accident ruptured its natural gas pipeline and killed four people, Gulfport Energy Corp. reported Wednesday that the natural gas sales line serving its West Cote Blanche Bay field is back to full operation.
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North Carolina Natural Gas (NCNG) employees are working to repair a ruptured gas transmission pipeline that serves the New Bern, NC area. The line, located near the intersection of Racetrack Road and State Road 1005, was struck by a construction contractor’s equipment at 3:35 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported. Emergency personnel secured the scene of the break and evacuated 500 people in the area. Power also was cut off in the area.
ANR declared a force majeure when its 16-inch Marinette Lineruptured Wednesday afternoon between mainline valves Nos. 4 and 5in Oconto County, WI. Preliminary indications pointed tothird-party damage as the apparent cause of the rupture, ANR said.Repairs were completed Thursday.