Company says 99% of its gas lines passed tests after blast
July 2, 2017
DENVER (AP) — An energy company that owns a natural gas pipeline linked to a fatal home explosion in Colorado said more than 99 percent of the pipelines it tested afterward showed no sign of leaks.
Anadarko Petroleum said late Friday the pipelines that failed the test are being repaired and will be re-tested.
State regulators ordered energy companies to test all pipelines within 1,000 feet (300 meters) of occupied buildings after the natural gas explosion in April that killed two people.
Investigators blamed the explosion on a severed pipeline that was thought to be abandoned but was conn...