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Explosion, Fire at Mexico Pemex Gas Facility Kills 26

An explosion and fire killed at least 26 people at a Pemex natural gas facility in northern Mexico near the U.S. border on Tuesday, one of the deadliest accidents in the oil and gas industry in recent years. Television footage …

Total to Proceed with Work to Cap Leaking Gas Well

French oil producer Total said it would pump mud into a well to stop a gas leak at its Elgin platform in the North Sea, after a reconnaissance team found that conditions were safe enough to allow the operation. Operations …

Total: “May be Months” to Stop North Sea Gas Leak

A cloud of explosive natural gas boiling out of the North Sea from a leak at Total’s abandoned Elgin platform forced wider evacuations off the Scottish coast on Tuesday as the French oil company warned it may take six months …

Europe Freeze Kills 89; Fears Rise over Russian Gas

Record-low temperatures in parts of Eastern Europe pushed the death toll from Arctic conditions to at least 89 people on Wednesday, and have forced Russian gas provider Gazprom to warn over supplies to Europe. Europe had enjoyed a relatively mild …

Travelers Broadens Coverage and Raises Limits for Oil and Gas Risks

Travelers Oil & Gas has enhanced its EnergyPro Control of Well Care, Custody and Control coverage by increasing limits and broadening coverage. More contracts for specialized oil and gas field services, such as well-fracturing services, are incorporating special event or …