The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that human error by unqualified contractors likely caused a natural gasexplosionthat killed two people and destroyed a building at a Minneapolis, MN, private school two years ago.
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Natural gas service to an area of downtown Durham, NC, remained off late Wednesday afternoon following a deadly pipeline explosion and fire that killed one person and injured at least 15 people, according to Dominion Energy.
A contractor at a construction site punctured a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) natural gas pipeline in the tony Richmond District in the northwest quadrant of San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon, sparking a fire that burned at least four buildings. No injuries were reported.
Enbridge Inc. said Wednesday that there is no timeline for returning to service a section of its Texas Eastern Transmission (Tetco) system that was badly damaged in an explosion this week in southeast Ohio.
Pennsylvania lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are again airing concerns this week about natural gas pipeline projects, calling on Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) to halt construction of the Mariner East (ME) 2 and 2X projects, after a gathering system in the western part of the state exploded on Monday.
An explosion that ripped through an Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) pipeline in Western Pennsylvania early Monday isn’t likely to disrupt production significantly, as the system serves an older part of the Marcellus Shale where fewer producers operate, compared to other parts of the basin.
Columbia Gas Transmission LLC (TCO) said based on its current repair schedule for Leach XPress, which was damaged in an explosion earlier this month, it now expects to return the pipeline to service sometime in early July.
Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s (TCO) Leach XPress pipeline was still out of service on Thursday, a week after an explosion and fire in Marshall County, WV, knocked out volumes and forced the company to issue a force majeure.
There was no more clarity on Friday about when service might be restored on Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s (TCO) Leach XPress line after an early morning explosion near Moundsville, WV, on Thursday forced the operator to cut capacity to zero, which is stirring up the Appalachian spot market.