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Biodiesel factory explosion kills two in India 13 May 2020

An explosion at a biodiesel factory near Hyderabad, India killed two workers on May 13....

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Gas leak in India kills at least 12 people as hundreds fall ill 07 May 2020

A gas leak in southern India killed at least 12 people on May 7 as hundreds of people fell ill with burning eyes and breathing difficulties. Hundreds more people were also evacuated after the leak at the LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh state....

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International tribunal orders Canada-based Niko Resources to compensate Bangladesh for 2005 gas field explosion 05 May 2020

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute (ICSID) has ordered Canadian oil company Niko Resources to compensate Bangladesh for a 2005 explosion at the Chhatak gas field. The blast, which occurred while Niko was drilling in the field, caused considerable damage to the gas field and the local environment. Bangladesh filed a lawsuit in 2016 claiming over $1 billion in compensation....

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Two dead, one injured after explosion at chemical factory in India 13 April 2020

An explosion on April 13 at a chemical factory which produces hand sanitisers and soaps killed two workers and injured another. The blast occurred in Boisar, around 53 miles (85km) north of Mumbai in north western India....

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Eight dead, nine injured after fireworks factory blast in India 23 March 2020

An explosion at a fireworks factory killed eight people and injured nine others on March 20. The incident occurred near Sattur in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu....

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Coal mine explosion kills seven, injures three in Pakistan 23 March 2020

Seven miners were killed and three were injured on March 20 after an explosion at a coal mine 60 miles (100 kilometres) outside of Quetta, western Pakistan. Mining authorities have opened an investigation into the incident while local media reports the blast was likely caused by a build-up of methane gas....

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14 dead and hundreds fall ill after gas leak in Pakistan 24 February 2020

A gas leak in the port city of Karachi, on the south coast of Pakistan, has so far killed 14 people and left hundreds of people sick. The origin of the leak, which was first detected on February 16, has yet to be determined with local officials giving conflicting explanations as to what happened....

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India’s power ministry requests third deadline extension to meet emissions targets 11 February 2020

The Indian power ministry has asked the environment ministry to give coal-fired power plants in New Delhi more time to install new emissions-reducing equipment after many missed a third end-of-year deadline to meet environmental targets....

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Chemical factory blast in India kills eight 12 January 2020

Eight people were killed and six injured after an explosion at a factory in the Tarapur chemical zone in the state of Maharashtra, around 120km (74 miles) north of Mumbai. The blast on January 11 happened at the Ank Pharma plant during the testing of a new reactor....

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Four dead after methanol tank explosion in India 03 January 2020

An explosion inside a methanol storage tank on December 30 killed four people in the state of Gujarat, northwest India. The blast occurred after a fire broke out inside a storage tank belonging to Indian Molasses Company (IMC)....

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