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Chevron reports possible oil leak off Louisiana coast

News comes as oil prices fall below $90 per barrel


 

A Chevron oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico may be leaking, the company reported Tuesday. Parts of two pipelines connected to the facility were closed to help cope with the possible spill. Chevron has not said how much crude may have leaked from the installation, which sits off the coast of Louisiana. Meanwhile, oil prices slipped below US$90 a barrel Wednesday amidst falling consumer demand.

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Canadian Press


 


 
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