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Natural gas leak repaired on rig near Bob Hall Pier

Platform repairs set to resume on Wednesday
Posted at 7:22 PM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 20:22:23-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Magellan E&P Holdings, Inc., the operator of a platform located in the Mustang Island offshore planning area has repaired a natural gas leak.

City officials say the leak occurred early in September. The leak happened because off a failed valve.

Officials say no further leaks or emissions are expected.

However, there are still repairs to be made and vessels involved in the repair process will remain visible from shore.

City officials said the company continues to fully cooperate with all appropriate state and federal regulatory entities.