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Suspected Gas Blast Levels 2 Homes, Damages Others, Hurts 5

A suspected gas explosion a few hours into the new year demolished two Philadelphia row homes and damaged others, sending several people to the hospital, authorities said. Fire department officials said the blast occurred shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday in …

Pennsylvania Lifts Ban on Gas Production in Polluted Village

One of Pennsylvania’s largest drillers will be allowed to extract natural gas from underneath a rural community where it has been banned for a dozen years because of accusations it polluted the water supply, according to a settlement with state …

Oil Supertanker Grounded in Indonesia Will Take a Month to Free

Indonesian authorities said on Monday it could take up to a month to free a crude oil tanker stuck in its waters, while the United States slapped sanctions on the vessel for alleged links to Hezbollah and a branch of …

Nord Stream Operator Surveys Pipeline Leak Site

COPENHAGEN/BERLIN —Nord Stream AG, the operator of the leaking Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline, has sent a chartered ship to waters off the coast of Sweden to survey the damage for the first time, the company said on Thursday. Sweden …

Study: Cancer-Causing Gas Leaking from California Stoves, Pipes

Gas stoves in California homes are leaking cancer-causing benzene, researchers found in a new study published on Thursday, though they say more research is needed to understand how many homes have leaks. In the study, published in Environmental Science and …

Putin Says All Infrastructure at Risk After Nord Stream Hit

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said any energy infrastructure in the world is at risk after the explosions on the Nord Stream gas pipelines. The attacks were an act of terror that set “the most dangerous precedent,” the Russian president told …

Druzhba Russian Oil Pipeline Leak Looks Like an Accident, Poland Says

WARSAW –– Poland said on Wednesday it had detected a leak in one of the Druzhba pipelines bringing oil from Russia to Europe and said it was probably caused by an accident, although the event may still stoke concerns about …

Norwegian Police Put Drone Detectors on Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms

Norwegian police have placed drone detection systems on offshore oil and gas platforms to investigate recent safety breaches, newspaper VG reported on Tuesday, part of a wider security ramp-up following damage last week to the Nord Stream gas pipelines. Oil …

Danes: Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Seems to Have Stopped Leaking

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish Energy Agency says one of two ruptured natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea appears to have stopped leaking natural gas. The agency said on Twitter on Saturday that it had been informed by …

Swedish Seismic Network Registers Blasts Near Pipeline Leaks

WARSAW, Poland (AP) –The Swedish national seismic network says it detected two explosions close to unusual leaks on two Russian natural gas pipelines running under the Baltic Sea to Germany. The network said Tuesday that it registered one blast early …