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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Sept. 2, 2013

Sep 2nd, 2013 | By Mark
An Aug. 20 natural gas explosion at a pipeline owned by Enable Midstream Partners, a subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy and Enogex, left a 20-foot crater and lit up a nearby barn.

National Grid employees took nearly 90 minutes to shut down the flow of natural gas the fed a massive fire that ignited when a 12-inch natural gas pipeline ruptured in Bedford, Massachusetts, on Aug. 14, according to documents obtained by Ed. note: If you enjoy the content and coverage you get here at,
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 8, 2013

Apr 9th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

It’s been a busy week, as always, in natural gas leaks and explosions, with incidents and accidents wreaking havoc across the country, so let’s get right to it: Two workers were killed on Friday, April 5, when a natural gas well exploded near Barstow, Texas, according to recent media reports. Both workers were employed by
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Oct. 15, 2012

Oct 15th, 2012 | By Mark
The aftermath of the San Bruno explosion on Sept. 9, 2010, that left 8 people dead and destroyed 38 homes. A California Superior Court judge ruled that PG&E customers will bear nearly half the estimated $2.2 billion it will cost to upgrade the company's natural gas transmission lines to prevent a similar accident in the future.

This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions is exactly what it sounds like: an aggregation of natural gas leaks and explosions compiled from various media reports from around the country. It is not meant to be comprehensive; a report of that nature would run exceedingly long and try the patience of you, the faithful
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – March 26, 2012

Mar 26th, 2012 | By Mark

A vacant house exploded in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 21, according to a report an Associated Press (AP) report. There were no injuries, and authorities blamed thieves who stole pipe from the home for the natural gas leak that triggered the explosion, prompting Columbus television station WBNS-TV to file this story. Ed. note –
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