Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Parker Heinlein
Outdoor Columnist 

It's a good thing they don't tolerate spills


February 11, 2015

Tad True should be an expert by now.

Vice president of the Wyoming company whose pipeline recently leaked 30,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River, True told the Casper Star Tribune he learns from every spill.

And family owned True Oil has seen a lot of them.

Bridger Pipeline alone leaked nearly 11,000 gallons of crude in nine incidents between 2006 and 2014. Belle Fourche Pipieline Co., also owned by True Oil, spilled more than 270,000 gallons of oil over the same period.

Unfortunately, what True seems to have learned is not how to avoid spills but how to dodge the bullet tha...

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