CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Officials say repairs to a natural gas well off the Texas coast that started leaking last week will take longer than expected.
Repairs to the well, located on a platform offshore from Padre Island’s Bob Hall Pier, were expected to have been finished by early this week.
But the City of Corpus Christi said in a Tuesday news release that the company handling the repairs needs additional equipment to replace a leaking valve.
The city says additional elements of the wellhead need to be repaired as well before the replacement can be completed.
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