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Article archive for Total Petrochemical;

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Total suggests possibility of Islamist responsibility for 2001 AZF plant explosion 23 July 2012

New evidence was submitted to the courts on July 4 during the criminal negligence trial of oil group Total's Grande Paroisse subsidiary, accused by prosecutors of responsibility for the huge blast at the AZF fertiliser plant in Toulouse on 21 September 2001 which left 31 dead and 30,000 homes damaged....

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Damaged cracker will not restart until September 27 July 2009

A violent explosion occurred on Wednesday 15th July at 3:15 p.m at the Total Petrochemicals France plant in Carling-Saint-Avold. Two people were killed in the accident and six others were seriously injured. The accident occurred during operations to restart the steamcracker that produces petrochemical feedstocks, such as ethylene and propylene. The cracker was in the process of being shut down following recent storms, when a steam generator exploded....