ST. PIERRE-JOLYS, Manitoba, Canada, January 27, 2014 (ENS) – A TransCanada natural gas pipeline ruptured and exploded early Saturday morning in an isolated area near the town of Otterburne, 25 kilometers (15 miles) south of Winnipeg. The pre-dawn…
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On Friday morning, November 22, an underground oil pipeline running through the Chinese port city of Qingdao began leaking, prompting its shutdown. Initial reports state that the underground pipeline exploded shortly after the shut down (at approximately…
A natural gas pipeline exploded beneath a cornfield last night, producing a massive, 300 foot high fireball and a pressure wave that could be felt more than 3 miles away. Watch video of the fire that air-traffic reports indicate was visible from the air from more than 160 miles away in Pawnee.
In Iran, a man was refueling his truck with natural gas, and all of a sudden it detonated. It was blown to bits inches away from him, showcasing why adoption of CNG is a slower, and more regulated process in the U.S.
As many of you are for sure now aware, on April 20th a massive explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon, an oil rig situated off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico. The resulting explosion sunk the rig two days later… unserendipitously on Earth Day. As a result we won’t soon forget Earth Day 2010. […]
Doctor Critically Injured After His Lexus Hybrid Explodes UPDATED: Police are Now Reporting a Bomb WAS Found
Several news sources are reporting that an Arkansas doctor in the town of West Memphis who is the Chairman of the Arkansas Medical Board has been life-flighted to a hospital in critical condition after his Lexus RX 400h hybrid SUV exploded. [social_buttons] >>UPDATE #1 2/4/2009 12:15 pm PST: CNN is now reporting that a bomb […]