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6 Killed in Italy Train Explosion

(Newser) - A train carrying liquefied natural gas derailed in Italy tonight, causing explosions that killed at least six people and injured dozens more, the Times of London reports. The train jumped the tracks as it was leaving the station in the northern town of Viareggio, triggering the explosion of two gas-filled... More »

Exxon Plans $1B Floating Refinery

Platform 4 miles off New Jersey would supply natural gas for 5M

(Newser) - In an effort to bypass project-stalling terrestrial opposition, Exxon yesterday said it plans a $1 billion floating liquid natural-gas refinery 20 miles off New Jersey's coast, Market Watch reports. The project, which could open by 2015, would supply enough natural gas for 5 million residential customers in New York and... More »

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