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Pertamina Pipeline, Balikpapan Bay, Borneo

Indonesia | 2018-Apr-02

Initial Notification: On March 31, 2018, a pipeline rupture at the Indonesian port city of Balikpapan, on the island of Borneo, resulted in a major crude oil spill into Balikpapan Bay. The pipeline belongs to the state-owned oil and gas firm Pertamina. This Hotline has been opened to share information. NOAA has not yet been contacted for any support.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 1° 16.73′ South
Longitude (approximate): 116° 48.73′ East