(Reuters) – TC Vitality Corp stated on Sunday that its Keystone pipeline has returned to service after its restore and restart plan was authorised by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Supplies Security Administration (PHMSA).
Crews in Walsh County, North Dakota, have been working to scrub up a greater than 9,000-barrel spill from the Keystone pipeline, which compelled the road to be shut final week.
The 590,000-barrel-per-day Keystone system is a crucial artery for Canadian heavy crude, imported by U.S. refiners, notably within the Midwest.
As a part of the restart plan, the corporate will function the pipeline at a lowered strain with a gradual improve within the quantity of crude oil transferring via the system, TC Vitality stated in an announcement.
Representatives for TC Vitality and PHMSA didn’t instantly reply to a request for feedback.
Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; Modifying by Daniel Wallis