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  • Cleanup Begins After Oil Pipe Explosion in China
    By on July 19, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    BEIJING – Efforts were under way to contain and clean up a large oil slick after pipeline explosions at a northeastern Chinese port sent greasy black plumes into the ocean, state media reported Sunday. Maritime workers on 20 boats were sent to install fencing to stop the oil from spreading further in northeastern Dalian’s Xingang Harbor…


  • Methane Bubble Triggered Deadly Gulf Coast Oil Rig Explosion
    By on May 8, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A Small bubble turned into a big trouble.The deadly blowout of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico was triggered by a bubble of methane gas that escaped from the well and shot up the drill column.


  • Hopes fade for US miners still missing after explosion
    By on April 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Four miners still missing after West Virginia and three of the dead are members of the same family in what looks likely to be the worst mine disaster in the US in 40 years.