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BP recalls contaminated gasoline in the US

BP recalls contaminated gasoline in the US

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British Petroleum (BP) has recently announced a recall for approximately 2.1 million gallons of gasoline produced by its refinery in Whiting, Ind. The contaminated gasoline was sold in the northeast Indiana and Northeast Illinois areas.

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The recall came after reports of motorists flooding car repair shops in northwestern Indiana over a couple of days. According to BP, the contaminated petrol can cause hard starting, stalling and other drivability issues. In a statement issued by BP, the gasoline was blended from 13 Aug 2012 to 17 Aug 2012 and contained a higher than normal level of polymeric residue. BP said it is investigating how the contamination occurred.

 

An affected car owner is expecting a US$1,200 bill from a local automobile dealership after having his car

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