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Oil spill clean-up at Equinor’s Bahamas terminal underway after Dorian damage

September 12, 2019

Via: Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s Equinor (EQNR.OL) has begun cleaning up an onshore oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, and said on Thursday it will step up the operation in the coming days.

Equinor had previously said aerial surveillance spotted a suspected spill in open waters 70 to 80 km (43 to 49 miles) northeast of the terminal, where 1.8 million barrels of oil equivalent were being stored at the time the hurricane hit.

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