500 Barrels of Gasoline Leak After Pipeline Ruptures in Eagan, Company Says

  • Source: KSTP-TV ABC 5 Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Published: 01/08/2018 01:22 PM

Oil storage and transportation company Magellan Midstream Partners reports third-party excavation equipment is responsible for a 500-barrel gas leak that occurred in one of its pipelines Monday afternoon in Eagan. A release from the company stated the leak occurred around 1 p.m. in a 12-inch pipeline that is used to transport petroleum products from Rosemount to Minneapolis. Five-hundred barrels amounts to as much as 21,000 gallons of spilled gasoline. The company said emergency responders remained on the scene, several nearby businesses, including a Lifetime Fitness, had been evacuated and roads in the area were temporarily closed.


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