China Shaanxi | 2013 | Pipeline | Unknown quanitity

Landslide Triggers Pipeline Breach in NorthWest ChinaChina Shaanxi Oil spill

Pipelines In Seismically Active Geological Areas Seems to Cause Problems

On July 12th, 2013 a pipe line in northwest China’s Shaanxi province split open after heavy rains caused landslides. An unknown amount of crude oil spewed into the nearby Xingzhi river, which is linked to one of the major reservoirs in Yan’an city.

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