Chevron crews respond to oil spill

RANGELY | This week Chevron Pipe Line Company is continuing their response to a crude oil spill which occurred at a collection station outside of Rangely on March 5.
Following the spill of the 115 barrels (4,830 gallons) of crude oil, Chevron immediately shut down the line and sent a response crew to recover and contain the oil and begin the clean up process.
Chevron external affairs advisor Erika Conner said in an email that Chevron is currently investigating the cause of the release and stating, “Health, environment and safety specialists are onsite and there are no public health concerns.”
“At Chevron, we place the highest priority on the health and safety of our workforce and protection of the community, the environment and our assets. We have comprehensive plans and procedures in place to respond to situations like this one and are committed to working with local, state and federal agencies and authorities to respond to the incident and ensure its clean up and recovery,” concluded Conner.