A fire at the ConocoPhillips oil refinery in Rodeo has been contained and a health advisory by the Contra Costa Hazardous Materials Program has been lifted, an agency spokesman said.
Air readings show the leak from the 16-inch pipeline does not pose a significant health threat but is releasing a sulfurous odor. However, when the repair process begins, the odor may intensify.
Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.
A small oil leak at the ConocoPhillips refinery in Rodeo on Sunday has been cleaned up and no off-site impact was reported, refinery spokesman Mark Hughes said Monday.
Firefighters are responding to a leak at an oil refinery in Rodeo Sunday afternoon, a dispatcher said.
Officials at the ConocoPhillips refinery in Rodeo are still working to bring the refinery back to normal operations Monday after an equipment failure on Friday.