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Tuesday July 27, 12:45 pm Eastern Time Company Press Release
Energy North Inc. Reports Explosion and Fire at Sibbald Production Facility
CALGARY, ALBERTA--Energy North Inc. regrets to report on July 26, 1999 an explosion and fire destroyed a portion of its ``Sibbald'' crude oil production facility near the town of Acadia Valley, in Eastern Alberta, fatally injuring one worker. It is unknown at this time what caused the incident. Energy North representatives and inspectors from the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, Alberta Occupational Health and Safety and Canadian Petroleum Insurance Exchange are continuing to investigate.
The Sibbald production represents a significant portion of the Corporations revenue. Production has been suspended pending completion of the investigation. The Company carries adequate business interruption insurance for this event.
A statement will be issued by the Company as soon as the facts have been determined. Until then, no further information is available.
-- fake (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 29, 1999
fake, crude oil prices have been climbing steadily and went over $21 a barrel today. maybe somebody knows something !!
-- Ray (email@example.com), July 29, 1999.
Sunday July 25 8:40 PM ET
Explosion Kills Six At Colombian Power Plant
CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - Six people including a German engineer were killed and 21 others were hurt when a transformer exploded during routine maintenance at a power plant in northern Colombia Sunday, authorities said.
The 66,000 kilowatt generator blew up at the TermoCartagena electricity plant in the southwestern suburbs of the Caribbean coast resort of Cartagena, plant manager Jose Rodon said.
Hernando Maturana, head of the city firefighters' department, named the dead German as Gutter Agge, an employee of German engineering firm Siemens. His age and home town were not given.
The blast cut off power supplies to Cartagena and surrounding towns and villages and sent a cloud of toxic gas into the air. The area around the power plant was cordoned off until the fumes dispersed, Maturana said.
-- fake (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 29, 1999.
This is all getting stranger and starnger!
-- Diane J. Squire (email@example.com), July 30, 1999.