Skip to comments.Oil spills into Black Sea near Russian port after pipeline leak
Posted on 12/24/2014 8:57:03 AM PST by thackney
A leak on a major Russian oil pipeline caused a spill in the Black Sea near the port of Tuapse on Wednesday where officials said stormy weather was hampering efforts to assess and respond to the mishap.
"Some quantity of oil has spilled into the sea," Sergei Proskurin, first deputy captain of the port of Tuapse, told Reuters.
He said the size of the spill was unclear and that emergencies services were working to deploy temporary floating barriers to contain the spill but were being delayed by the stormy conditions.
Tuapse is a busy industrial and oil port but is located close to many Russian Black Sea resorts. It is just 118 km (73 miles) from the town of Sochi which hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics.
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Gas prices to spike in 5.....4.....3.....2.....
I bet not.
Maybe, but they seem to take anything related to oil as an excuse.......................
Yes I am speculating that the Russians are going to try to create some mayhem to get gas prices back up.
If prices could be magically raised on any excuse, they would never go down.
They’ll turn off some valves....put in a bypass....and then take care of it. These type of things happen all the time.
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