Spokesman: Portions of Keystone XL pipeline in Wood County to undergo repairs
Wood County — A Canadian company building a pipeline to carry tar sands oil to the Gulf Coast said Thursday crews were repairing sections of pipe that failed testing, mainly in Wood County.
Inspections had revealed “small imperfections” in the pipe, TransCanada spokesman Shawn Howard said in an emailed statement.
Company spokesman David Dodson said in a separate emailed statement there was no performance issue with the completed portion of the pipeline. But 81 feet of it will be replaced, he said, all in one 80-mile section of pipe.
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