Tag: Gas Pipeline Explosion

Mexican gas pipeline blast caused by outside construction workers

Mexican gas pipeline blast caused by outside construction workers

Mexican gas pipeline blast near northern city of Monterrey MEXICO CITY – Authorities say a Mexican gas pipeline explosion that killed five people was caused by construction workers who hit a pipeline with excavating machinery. State oil company Petroleos Mexicanos said late Tuesday the five dead were working on a construction project near the northern city of […]

2010 San Francisco gas pipeline blast – PG&E penalized $1.6B

2010 San Francisco gas pipeline blast – PG&E penalized $1.6B

San Francisco gas pipeline explosion killed eight people California Public Utilities Commission voted Thursday to penalize Pacific Gas & Electric Co. $1.6 billion for a 2010 suburban San Francisco gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed more than three dozen homes. The penalty comes as the state’s top regulator, Commission President Michael Picker, […]