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Bloomberg Businessweek <br />News From Bloomberg <br />Plains All American Begins Cleaning Up Alberta Condensate Spill <br />By Rebecca Penty ?.!LJHR~!?t:f9!i <br />http://www.businessweek:~ws/20134)6~15/plains-all-american-begins-cleaning-up-alberta-condensate-spill <br />Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) began cleaning up a spill of condensate from its Kemp natural gas <br />liquids pipeline system in Alberta. <br />The company is recovering some of the product, which hasn't entered any flowing water bodies, according to <br />the Energy Resources Conservation Board regulator. Plains reported the spill yesterday, Cara Tobin, a <br />spokeswoman for the regulator, said in a telephone interview today. <br />The size and cause of the spill isn't yet known, the company said in a statement today. <br />"It was discovered by an electronic detection system" on the pipeline, Tobin said. She also was unable to <br />provide an estimate of the spill's size or its cause. "They were able to shut everything down right away." <br />The spill on the 6-inch pipeline was about 90 kilometers (56 miles) northwest of Manning, in northern <br />Alberta, the company said. The system carries condensate and other natural gas liquids. Cleanup of gas <br />liquids such as propane and butane can include burning the light hydrocarbons, digging up contaminated soil <br />or letting the fuels evaporate, Tobin said. <br />The pipeline is 79 kilometers long and begins and ends in Alberta. <br />Spokesmen for Plains All American's Canadian unit declined to immediately comment. <br />To contact the reporter on this story: Rebecca Penty in Calgary at rpenty@bloomberg.net <br />To contact the editor responsible for this story: Sylvia Wier at swier@bloomberg.net <br />©2013 Bloomberg L.P. All Rights Reserved. Made in NYC