More Maracaibo messiness

Eight-inch oil pipeline ruptures for lack of maintenance, La Verdad reports. 3,200 barrels escape.

Their photos after the jump.

Photo: Jolitze Isea García, La Verdad


Photo: Jolitze Isea García, La Verdad


Photo: Jolitze Isea García, La Verdad

Go read the story and PDVSA saying the river rose because of rains and picked up “traces of crude that didn’t reach Lake Maracaibo.” The company says it has the spill 80% contained and will keep working on cleanup as weather allows.

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