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NiSource Earmarks $10M to Support Massachusetts Communities Rocked by ‘18 Natural Gas Explosions

NiSource Earmarks $10M to Support Massachusetts Communities Rocked by ‘18 Natural Gas Explosions

The charitable arm of NiSource Inc., whose Massachusetts subsidiary was blamed for a series of natural gas pipeline explosions in 2018, is providing $10 million to support nonprofits in the three communities impacted by the tragedy. The NiSource Charitable Foundation, the parent company of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, said the grants for up to $250,000…

September 25, 2020
Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion Rattles Kingfisher County in Oklahoma Oil Patch

Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion Rattles Kingfisher County in Oklahoma Oil Patch

A raging fire lit up the night sky in rural Oklahoma Wednesday night after a natural gas explosion about three miles north of Piedmont in Kingfisher County, on a pipeline owned by DCP Midstream Partners LP. DCP confirmed to NGI there was a “pipeline release” around 8:30 p.m. The cause was not yet known. “At…

September 17, 2020
Explosion Rocks Natural Gas Pipeline in Heart of Oklahoma Energy Patch

Explosion Rocks Natural Gas Pipeline in Heart of Oklahoma Energy Patch

A raging fire lit up the night sky in rural Oklahoma Wednesday night after a natural gas explosion about three miles north of Piedmont in Kingfisher County, on a pipeline owned by DCP Midstream Partners LP. DCP confirmed to NGI there was a “pipeline release” around 8:30 p.m. The cause was not yet known. “At…

September 17, 2020

Human Error Said Likely Cause of Fatal ’17 Natural Gas Explosion at Minneapolis School

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.

December 6, 2019

Explosion at TPC Port Neches Facility Near Houston Leads to Injuries, Evacuation

An investigation was underway following an explosion in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday at the TPC Group Port Neches Operations facility east of Houston, where a tank holding butadiene exploded, injuring three people on site and temporarily shutting the Sabine-Neches Channel that connects Houston Ship Channel traffic to the Gulf of Mexico.

November 27, 2019

Dominion Shuts Off Gas After Deadly Explosion in Durham, NC

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.

April 10, 2019

PG&E Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion Rocks San Francisco Neighborhood

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.

February 7, 2019

Appalachian Pipeline Service Disrupted Indefinitely by Tetco Blast, ME 1 Outage

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.

January 23, 2019

Mariner East Facing Additional Scrutiny After ETP Pipeline Explosion

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.

September 13, 2018

ETP Pipeline Explosion Unlikely to Impact Appalachian Natural Gas Production

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.

September 11, 2018
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