San Bruno Blast
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday morning to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
Pacific Gas & Electric is teaming up with other utility companies across the country to develop robots to enhance gas pipeline safety.
A San Mateo court has mistakenly posted secret Pacific Gas & Electric settlement documents showing more than $2 million went to a teenager burned in the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.
A senior engineer said he warned Pacific Gas & Electric supervisors about problems with the computer gas pipeline tracking system but he was told to keep using it.
Pacific Gas & Electric will be venting natural gas from a pipeline in the Menlo Park area Monday at 10 a.m. in preparation for hydrostatic pressure testing, county officials said Sunday.
A strong smell of gas forced PG&E crews to halt excavations around a natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno on Saturday, a spokesman said Sunday.
The Obama administration will push legislation designed to overhaul and upgrade America’s aging oil and gas pipeline network in response to the deadly San Bruno blast.
Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to cover the cost of the investigation by the California Public Utilities Commission into last fall’s deadly explosion in San Bruno.
A move nearly two decades ago by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to computerize its records may have led to the company losing crucial information about its pipeline system.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Pacific Gas and Electric was even boosting an East Bay pipeline considered “at a high likelihood for failure.”