NEWS
Pipeline Perplexity - 1
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:38 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Steve Jensen's 2013 wheat crop near Tioga, N.D., had been stellar.

When he finished combining a seven-acre tract at the end of September, however, he realized something was terribly wrong.

Combine wheels were covered in oil that bubbled to the surface as a result of a pipeline break. More than 20,000 barrels of oil, about 840,000 gallons, soaked the soil and an otherwise promising wheat crop.

"We decided we're not going to bother testing the grain for contamination," Jensen said in an interview with DTN. Grain has been cut off and left to help soak up oil ...

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