YPFB Transporte Controls Gas Leak In Villa Montes

(Energy Analytics Institute, Jared Yamin, 1.Nov.2018) — A new gas leak along a pipeline in Bolivia was reported in Villa Montes in the department of Tarija. The leak occurred at 1:50 am on Nov.1 in the Puesto Uno sector of Villa Montes.

“Personnel from YPFB [Transporte] arrived on the scene almost simultaneously and closed the valves that were necessary to prevent the gas from flowing through that pipeline,” reported the daily newspaper La Razón, citing Villa Montes Search and Rescue Group Manager Enrique Sánchez.

No injuries were reported nor any material damages.




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