(Updates with company statement)
NEW YORK, March 6 Enterprise Products Partners
LP's Seaway crude oil pipeline was shut this weekend
after a potential leak was found, two trading sources said on
It was not immediately clear when the pipe was shut,
although traders pointed to the 400,000 barrel per day Cushing,
Oklahoma to U.S. Gulf Coast pipeline shutting on Saturday.
A company spokesman said in an e-mail that the Seaway line
was "temporarily suspended" to conduct repair work near the
Colbert pump station in Bryan County, Oklahoma. He did not
provide further details.
Enterprise notified the National Response Center of a
pipeline incident in the Milburn, Oklahoma, area on Saturday.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is
investigating the incident.
The discount for front to second month U.S. crude
CLc1-CLc2 widened to a session low of 50 cents.
In January, the company shut its legacy line after a leak
was reported near Trenton, Texas, after it was struck by a
(Reporting by Catherine Ngai; Editing by Nick Zieminski and Dan