Venezuela Refinery Explosion Linked To Lack Of Safety Investments By State Oil Firm

Venezuela Refinery Explosion Linked To Lack Of Safety Investments By State Oil Firm

Maracaibo : Venezuela | Aug 27, 2012 at 1:14 PM PDT
Source: International Business Times
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Plumes of thick, black smoke continue to rise from the inferno that has engulfed Venezuela's main oil refinery and left at least 41 people dead and dozens more injured, following the country's worst oil accident on record. Share This Story Three refining tanks exploded at the state-run Amuay plant... FULL ARTICLE AT International Business Times
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