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BP’s Olympic Pipeline repaired at Burlington

The Columbian
Published: November 13, 2014, 12:00am

BURLINGTON (AP) — The pipeline that connects four north Puget Sound oil refineries with Seattle and Portland is operating again after a small leak at Burlington was repaired.

The 400-mile Olympic Pipeline is operated by BP and runs from Blaine to Portland, carrying diesel and gasoline for fuel customers as well as jet fuel for Sea-Tac Airport and Portland International Airport.

BP spokesman Scott Dean says the line was shut down Nov. 5 and resumed full operations Monday. He says the fuel had leaked from a half-inch valve fitting.

About 60 gallons of mixed fuel spilled.

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