Bloomberg News

Chevron Reports Kern County, California, Well Blowout

May 27, 2012

Chevron Corp. (CVX:US) reported a well blowout at an oil field in Kern County, California, according to a filing with state regulators.

The well released steam, fluid and gas beginning at 10:30 a.m. local time and a crew was attempting to get the well under control.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mike Lee in Dallas at mlee326@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Susan Warren at susanwarren@bloomberg.net


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