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Media Update #5

January 10, 2018

Progress continues with clean-up operations at the release site in Eagan and will for the foreseeable future. Magellan representatives and environmental specialists are on-site monitoring air quality readings, which remain safe.

Magellan has safely restarted operations on the 12” Rosemount to Minneapolis pipeline segment. All remaining local businesses affected by the pipeline incident have resumed operations.

No injuries have been reported.

We want to thank the Eagan Police and Fire Departments for their professional leadership and assistance during this unfortunate incident.

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Media Update #4

January 9, 2018

Progress continues with clean-up operations at the release site in Eagan, with Magellan representatives and environmental specialists on-site. Air quality readings in the area remain safe.

Local authorities reopened Thomas Lake Road and Thomas Center Drive at 6:20 p.m. CST this evening. Certain businesses in the affected area were approved to reopen at 6:20 p.m. as well.

No injuries have been reported.

Repairs on the damaged pipeline have been safely completed. We expect to resume pipeline operations on this affected segment of our system tomorrow. Magellan does not anticipate any interruptions in fuel supply at our Minneapolis area facilities. 

More information will be released when it becomes available.

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Media Update #3

January 9, 2018

Magellan representatives and environmental specialists continue to make progress with clean-up operations at the release site in Eagan. There are currently a total of 100 Magellan representatives, emergency responders, state and federal regulators and environmental specialists on-site.  Overnight air quality readings in the area remain safe. Local authorities are planning to reopen area businesses that were affected and Thomas Lake Road later today.

No injuries have been reported.

We are currently developing repair plans but do not have an estimate when the pipeline will resume operations at this time.

More information will be released when it becomes available.

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Media Update #2

January 8, 2018

Magellan Midstream Partners continues to respond to an incident on its refined petroleum products pipeline in Eagan, MN in which an unaffiliated contractor using mechanized drilling equipment struck Magellan’s pipeline. The incident did not result in any injuries.

At this time, over fifty personnel, including Magellan representatives, emergency responders, regulators and environmental specialists are on site and cleanup activities remain underway. The cleanup will continue through the night and environmental specialists will continue to monitor air quality in the area. It is unknown when repairs on the pipeline will be completed; however, Magellan does not anticipate any interruptions in supply at our Minneapolis area facilities.

Several roads remain closed, as well as some local businesses as a result of the incident. The volume estimate of the release has been revised from 300 to 500 barrels.

More information will be released when it becomes available.

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Media Advisory

January 8, 2018

Around 1 p.m. Central time today, Magellan Midstream Partners experienced a gasoline release on our pipeline system in Eagan, Minnesota. The affected 12” pipeline originates in Des Moines and transports refined petroleum products to Minneapolis. The pipeline release was caused by third-party excavation equipment and was transporting gasoline at the time of the incident. The initial volume estimate of the release is 300 barrels.

Emergency responders and regulators are currently on site. Several roads in the immediate area have been closed. All appropriate regulatory agencies have been notified and there are no injuries to report at this time.

We will have another update later this afternoon.

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