Lesufi said there had been a “high smell of gas” in the area before. “Egoli Gas remains the centre of our focus because all of us agree that the cause of this explosion or impact is gas,” he said.
Two people have been reportedly killed and another five injured in an explosion at an eastern Russia oil refinery near the Siberian city of Irkutsk.
Malaysia’s Petronas has confirmed reports of a fire incident at the Sabah-Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP), nearby Lawas, Sarawak, following an explosion on Wednesday.
A substation in Durban exploded last night in a dramatic display, bringing more power problems to the country.
More than 100 are feared to have been killed, with victims “burnt beyond recognition”, following an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in Nigeria.
One person has been killed and several six others have been injured after an oil tanker exploded in the Taiwan Strait.
The United Arab Emirates said an exploding gas cylinder was responsible for a blast that rocked the capital overnight, as the US issued another warning to its citizens to remain vigilant following a series of attacks on the Gulf country.
A key crude pipeline from Iraq to a Turkish port on the Mediterranean Sea was knocked out by an explosion on Tuesday, adding pressure to already tight oil markets and sending prices higher with oil extended gains in Asia from the highest close since 2014.
Two people have been taken to hospital following an explosion at an Aberdeenshire oil services firm.
The chief executive of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has made a visit to an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico where a fatal explosion and fire broke out over the weekend.
Five people have been killed and several others are injured or missing following an explosion at a Pemex oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Indonesia’s biggest oil refinery, operated by national oil company Pertamina, experienced a huge explosion Monday morning, according to local media reports
An explosion involving a Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) pipeline in Lagos State has led to the deaths of at least 15 people.
One worker is in a serious condition after an explosion that injured two on board Equinor's Heimdal platform in the North Sea.
An explosion from a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker at a Turkish port has left one Italian crew member dead and 15 others injured, according to news reports.
Britain is currently backing the US in its assessment that Iran is responsible for suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the Foreign Secretary has said.
KMCO is terminating 35 employees at its specialty chemicals plant in Crosby more than a month after a deadly explosion killed one and injured several others.
More than 50 people are missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded and caused a stampede in southern Nigeria, local officials say.
Alarms failed to trigger when more than 100 barrels of drilling fluid ignited and killed five people, according to investigators.
Five workers are missing following a gas explosion at a drilling site in Oklahoma, according to a news report.
Several people have been killed in a tanker explosion at a petrol station in Ghana.
A gas pipeline explosion has killed five and injured 89 in northeastern China.
Ghana's only oil refinery is shut after an explosion turned a €5.8miilion furnace into scrap.
At least two people have died after an explosion at a chemical plant in Germany.
An oil refinery exploded in eastern China.