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TransCanada's Keystone pipeline has new leak

There are reports of another leak on TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline system, which carries crude from Alberta to Cushing, Okla.

Kansas spill comes 2 weeks after Oklahoma's

TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline has had spills in two places in the last month. (Eric Hylden/ Grand Forks Herald/Associated Press)

There are reports of another leak on TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline system, which carries crude from Alberta to Cushing, Okla.

The latest spill, this time in Kansas, comes just 2 1/2 weeks after the Calgary-based company fixed and cleaned up a leak at a pumping station in North Dakota.

A spokesman for the Calgary-based company told Bloomberg News there was a 40-barrel leak at a pump station due to problems with a fitting.  

A faulty fitting was also blamed for a leak of about 500 barrels of crude earlier this month in Sargent County, North Dakota.

The company said on May 13 that it had inspected all similar fittings at its pump stations in Canada and the United States after the North Dakota spill.