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15 barrels of crude oil leaked in Cuyama Valley

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Posted at 3:29 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 06:29:11-04

Crews responded to an oil spill Tuesday afternoon at 4925 Perkins Road in New Cuyama.

Santa Barbara County Fire and Santa Barbara County Oil and Gas crews found 15 barrels of produced water and crude oil leaking from pin holes in a pipeline.

The site was contained and the leaking was stopped.

Mitigation efforts were underway Tuesday night.

Crews from both the oil company and a mitigation company remained on scene to monitor cleanup.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.