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Many killed as leaking oil pipeline explodes in central Mexico

A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured allegedly by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others. It came just three weeks …

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Dozens Feared Dead in Nigeria as Leaking Oil Tanker Explodes

Lagos, Nigeria (AP) — An overturned oil tanker exploded in Nigeria while dozens of people were scooping up the leaking fuel and many were killed, police and witnesses said Saturday. Hundreds of peopl…

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Opinion: Alabama lost to Clemson because nobody saw ‘oil leaking or bald tires’ on defense

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Way back in October, when Alabama was rolling over opponent after opponent and everyone was marveling at the Crimson Tide’s new offensive approach – and especially, the fantastic …

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New study first to predict which oil and gas wells are leaking methane

A new study to published in Environmental Geosciences is the first to offer a profile of which oil and natural wells are most likely to be leaking methane. Research published in June in Science …

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Venezuela Is Leaking Oil Everywhere

From a distance, the scene is beautiful, a dark pool shimmering under the midday sun, reflecting billowing clouds. But when you close in on the dirt-packed trail leading toward a trio of storage tanks …

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Why is a spill that started in 2004 still leaking oil in the Gulf of Mexico?

Oil spills like the Deepwater Horizon and the Exxon Valdez are embedded in the environmental consciousness, so much so that they’re essentially shorthand for any other spills that occur. But there are …

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Leaking Nigeria pipeline explodes, killing at least 19

LAGOS, Nigeria — A Nigerian official says at least 19 people are dead after a leaking oil pipeline exploded in the southeast, while villagers say the toll is higher. A Nigeria Security and Civil Defen…

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Leaking pipe spills crude oil at Torrance Refinery

Nearly 1,900 gallons of crude oil leaked from a ruptured pipe over the weekend at the Torrance Refinery, though none of it left the site, fire department officials said Monday, Oct. 8. The leak 44 bar…

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The U.S. natural gas industry is leaking way more methane than previously thought

One way to quantify the magnitude of the methane leakage is to divide the amount of methane emitted each year by the total amount of methane pumped out of the ground each year from natural gas and oil …

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The US natural gas industry is leaking way more methane than previously thought. Here’s why that matters

All told, based on the results of our new study, the U.S. oil and gas industry is leaking 13 million metric tons of methane each year, which means the methane leak rate is 2.3 percent. This 60 percent difference between our new estimate and the EPA’s old …

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