Transcanda Reports Oil Spill Near Freeman Pump Station

Crews found signs of oil on the surface on Saturday

Transcanda is investigating an oil spill near its Keystone pipeline pump station in Freeman.

Transcanda says the incident happened at their Keystone pipeline right-of-way approximately four miles from its Freeman pump station.

The spill was first reported at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.

TransCanada says they immediately began the process to shut down the pipeline, activate its emergency response procedures and dispatch ground crews to assess the situation. Crews initially found visible signs of oil on a small surface area.

Crews are in the process of removing the oil and investigating the source. Officials say no significant impact to the environment has been observed.

Landowners and local agencies in the area have been notified of the spill.

Keystone customers have been notified the pipeline will remain shut down during the investigation.

If you have questions, contact Transcanda by phone or email:

Community Information Line: 1-855-895-8754

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