Blasts cripple Mexico's top gas complex

08/05/1996
More than a fourth of Mexico's natural gas processing capacity has been knocked off line after a series of deadly explosions heavily damaged two big plants in Chiapas state. Six workers were killed and more than 40 injured in the July 26 explosion. Although still under investigation, state petroleum company Petroleos Mexicanos believes a maintenance crew accidentally caused a leak that ignited. The federal attorney general's office is handling the investigation. Pemex losses The two plants comprise the Cactus gas processing center at Reforma with a combined capacity of 1.45 bcfd of gas. Press reports said Pemex will lose about $2.75 million/day until the Cactus ...
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