A report being released Tuesday recommends that operators of gas-storage facilities conduct strict risk assessments and develop robust safety procedures, including ensuring that wells have backup systems to contain gas flows in the event of a leak. The Associated Press obtained a copy of the report in advance. Continue reading ?
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Southern California Gas Co. announced Thursday that it has temporarily controlled the flow of natural gas at the leaking well at its Aliso Canyon storage site located on the outskirts of Los Angeles. A spokesman said it has begun th...
(Reuters) - Federal pipeline safety regulators on Tuesday urged operators of underground natural gas storage facilities to shore up efforts to prevent leaks like the one that has devastated a Los Angeles area community.
This October, a large leak was discovered at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in northwest Los Angeles. The leak is a serious health risk to nearby residents and because methane—the primary component of natural gas—is a...
A year after a leaking well near Los Angeles spewed natural gas for nearly four months and drove thousands from their homes, a White House task force is recommending dozens … Click to Continue »