Repair planned for small leak in trans-Alaska pipeline

June 23, 2015 8:02 PM

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Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is working on a repair for a small crude oil leak found in a buried section of the trans-Alaska pipeline, but for now an employee with a rag suffices.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports ( ) that the company's Fairbanks shop is building a metal sleeve to contain the leak in a fitting between two pipes.

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