Defective pipe blamed for Nig Creek pipeline explosion

first_imgThis is the blast which occurred on the Nig Creek pipeline, sparking the fire that spread to surrounding bush and also caused a rupture in the nearby pipeline of Bonavista Energy Corporation. The Board found a welding technique used on the Nig Creek line increases the chance of cracks and failure of the pipeline. West Coast has been ordered to make the necessary repairs.- Advertisement –last_img