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Plains Reports Emergency Situation at Kemp Pipeline

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   |    Monday,June 17,2013

Plains Midstream Canada has responded to a condensate release on its Kemp pipeline system approximately 90 kilometres north west of Manning, Alberta.

The Kemp pipeline system is a 6-inch diameter, 79 kilometer system that transports condensate and other natural gas liquids (NGL), a by-product of processed natural gas.

Plains' emergency response procedures have been activated and the pipeline has been shut down. Response personnel and equipment are on site and additional resources are en route.

Plains has notified the ERCB and local authorities.

The cause of the release is not yet known and no estimate of volume is available at this time.

More information will be provided as it is available.

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