Natgas Pipeline Explodes in Lake Lery, Louisiana

Friday, September 9, 2022

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday that it was responding to a natural gas pipeline explosion at Lake Lery, La., and there have been no reports of injuries, casualties or pollution at this time.

The Coast Guard received a report of a large fire at Lake Lery, it said in a release.

"The pipeline has been secured. The cause of the incident remains under investigation."

A spokesperson at the Louisiana department of natural resources said in an email, "it appeared to be an interstate line," adding High Point Gas Transmission, LLC, was the operator of the pipeline.


(Reuters - Reporting by Ashitha Shivaprasad; Editing by Shri Navaratnam and Muralikumar Anantharaman)

Categories: Coastal/Inland Pipelines Natural Gas North America Safety & Security

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