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Oil pipe leak blamed for tainted water in China

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Chinese state media say an oil pipe leak has caused excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene in a major city’s tap water.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

FDA bans oil, sugar products from Valenzuela firm

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public against cooking oil and sugar products illegally being sold by a company based in Valenzuela City.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Osmeña: NGCP failed to detect power supply problem

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Senator Sergio Osmeña III. Photo by Kristine Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Senator Sergio Osmeña III on Thursday blamed the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) for failing to detect the energy supply shortage during Malampaya’s maintenance shutdown.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Smuggling seen in Pangasinan, Bulacan illegal oil cases

An oil firm has filed criminal charges against three of its former station dealers in the provinces of Bulacan and Pangasinan for allegedly selling fuel illegally obtained and which were passed off to consumers as the oil firm’s products.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao gas prices reach P60/liter

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Prices of fuel in many Mindanao areas have reached P60 per liter, prompting militant lawmakers to demand an investigation and reforms in a law that deregulated the oil industry.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Gas blast at Chinese coal mine traps 22 workers

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A gas explosion has trapped 22 workers underground in a coal mine in western China.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Phoenix raises gasoline, diesel prices

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Phoenix Petroleum Philippines raised the prices of its petroleum products effective Tuesday. The price of gasoline will increase by P0.25 per liter and diesel by P0.55 per liter.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

China set to become world’s biggest net oil importer

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China is set to overtake the United States as the world’s largest net oil importer from October, according to US figures, due to a combination of rising Chinese demand and increased US production.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Colombia’s largest oil pipeline attacked

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Colombia’s largest oil pipeline was hit by an explosion causing a significant oil spill in an attack blamed on leftist guerrillas, the army said Monday.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

60 dead or missing in Canada train disaster—police

In this aerial photo, workers comb through the debris after a train derailed causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil Tuesday in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada. AP Photo

The number of dead or missing after the runaway oil tanker train disaster in a small Canadian town has risen to 60, police announced Wednesday, as the railway chairman headed to the scene.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Police confirm 5 dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster

Burnt buildings are seen following a train derailment causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Lac Megantic, Quebec.  AP PHOTO/THE CANADIAN PRESS, PAUL CHIASSON

Five people were confirmed dead Sunday and at least 40 missing some 36 hours after the catastrophic derailment of an oil-laden cargo train in the Quebec town of Lac Megantic, police said.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

CA to rule on smuggling case vs Phoenix Petroleum

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The Court of Appeals has submitted for resolution a petition for the filing in court of a P5-billion smuggling case against president and chief executive officer of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Dennis Ang Uy and customs broker Jorlan Capiin Cabanes.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

31 dead in oil tanker blaze in Uganda capital – police

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At least 31 people have died in a blaze that engulfed an oil tanker after it was hit by another vehicle in a suburb of the Ugandan capital, police said Sunday.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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