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China pipeline blast exposes risks of urban sprawl


By Judy Hua and David Stanway BEIJING, Dec 11– A Chinese oil pipeline punctured twice a week by oil thieves cleared a safety inspection just two months before a section of the line exploded and killed 62 people in November, sources at the pipeline operator Sinopec said. Initial findings of an investigation showed crude oil leaking from the pipeline into ...

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Qingdao oil flow halted as explosion toll hits 47

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(Reuters) – Crude pipelines have been shut-off in the eastern Chinese oil hub of Qingdao pending safety checks a day after a leak triggered a huge explosion that killed 47 people, a refinery official and state media said on Saturday. Qingdao is one of China’s largest crude oil import terminals, supplying at least two major Sinopec Corp refineries – the ...

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