San Bruno blast may cost billions
- Editor's Notebook. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Oct2010, Vol. 237 Issue 10, p2
The article focuses on the explosion of a gas pipeline owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (P&GE) in 2010 in San Bruno, California. Speculations emerged that the causes of the explosion were the oldness of the section of the pipe and the main was made of steel which was believed a safety hazard....
- PG&E Pipeline Ruptures During Pressure Test. // Energy Daily;10/26/2011, Issue 206, p6
The article reports that a natural gas pipeline near Bakersfield, California which belonged to the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) ruptured during a routine pressure test as part of its improvement program around the city. The pipe that explored had a specific minimum yield strength of 1,052...
- PG&E fined $1.4 billion for San Bruno explosion. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Oct2014, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p16
The article offers information on penalty imposed on the California Public Utilities Commission and Pacific Gas and Electric Co. by two Administrative Law Judges of the U.S. for violations of rules leading to a pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California on September 9, 2010.
- Regulators Penalize PG&E $1.6 Billion for Pipeline Blast. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;May2015, Vol. 242 Issue 5, p4
The article informs that California Public Utilities Commission has voted to penalize Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion in suburban San Francisco.
- Safety Board Details Pipeline Blast Sequence. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/25/2010, Vol. 265 Issue 12, p13
The article offers information on a preliminary report released by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on the gas pipeline explosion, which occurred on September 9, 2010 in San Bruno, California. According to the report, the explosion, which killed eight people and damaged 55...
- Calif. hit PG&E. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/3/2014, pA02
- Will San Bruno Be a "Game-Changer"? Prabhakaran, Vidhya // Power;Dec2011, Vol. 155 Issue 12, p32
The article focuses on the issues concerning the explosion of a natural gas pipeline of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) in San Bruno, California in September 2010. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) have launched independent...
- San Bruno Blast Sparks New Pipe Safety Proposals. Rickman, Johnathan // Energy Daily;9/23/2010, Issue 182, p2
The article examines the spur of pipeline safety proposals following the failure of a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. natural gas pipeline in San Bruno, California. The incident, which killed at least four people, and other recent oil and gas pipeline failures prompted Transportation Secretary Ray...
- Final Cost to PG&E May Hit $4 Billion for San Bruno Fire. Blair, Scott; Holland, Bill // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/29/2013, Vol. 271 Issue 4, p14
The article discusses the California Public Utilities Commission's (CPUC's) proposed fines against utilities company PG&E's shareholders for a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California. The casualties from the explosion, safety upgrades required by state regulators, and...
- Calif. County Tax Bills Go Unpaid As Utility Sinks Into Bankruptcy. Maurice, Alex // Bond Buyer;04/12/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31117, p1
Reports that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has paid only about half of the property taxes its was scheduled to pay to 49 California counties. Bankruptcy filing of the company; Wait-and-see attitude of bond fund managers.