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29.08.2014 Blast at BP Refinery Sparks Fire, Rattles Homes


An explosion at BP oil refinery in northwestern Indiana along Lake Michigan rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it didn't cause any major injuries or halt production at the facility, a company official said Thursday.

24.03.2014 Explosion reported at Argentine oil plant

An oil tank exploded at a treatment plant run by state energy company YPF on March 22, affecting more than 3 percent of the firm's total output of crude but leaving no fatalities, the company said, Reuters has reported.

14.02.2014 Two killed in Lukoil petrol station blast in Azerbaijan capital

An explosion occurred on February 13 at a petrol station's gas tank in Baku's Khatai district, Azerbaijani Emergency Situations Ministry told Trend.

29.01.2014 Oil tanker explosion kills seven in China

Seven workers were killed when an Indian oil tanker exploded and caught fire at a shipyard in east China's Zhejiang Province on January 28 morning, Xinhua has reported.

13.01.2014 China’s oil pipelines riddled with defects - watchdog

A nationwide overhaul of oil pipelines launched after a fatal explosion in Qingdao, Shandong province, has found hazards in many areas that could lead to similar incidents, according to the country's top work safety watchdog, China Daily reported on January 10.

13.01.2014 China punishes 63 for oil pipeline blast

Sixty-three people have been penalized over a pipeline explosion that claimed 62 lives in Qingdao, Shandong province, in late November, the State Council said in a statement on January 10, China Daily has reported. 

05.11.2013 Yemen Oil Pipeline Reportedly Blown up

Al-Qaeda-linked militants have blown up an oil pipeline in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa, the Iranian Press TV reported on November 5, citing government officials.