Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
http://tinyurl.com/86fqj hey jerome, this is a link to oil.com-all news about oil.  Came across it when I was googleing oil refinery fires.  There has been a rather unprecedented 'rash' of oil refinery fires and explosions around the world in the last 6 months or more that I know about.  The ones in Iraq are due to insurgents but the ones in the US and other places are deemed 'accidents'.   One in March here in the US in Texas when exploded and caused huge fire killed 15 people.  That particular refinery then had another fire a few months later as did one in Louisiana.   One big fire at refinery in India.  Believe there are more but can't think of them offhand.  

I'm beginning to think it's possible these aren't all just a series of unfortunate accidents. Add to that the fact that right here where I live is a refinery and I believe Chevron owns it and wanted to shut it down for good, saying it was too old to repair...cost of gas is tied to how many refineries are working and due to the huge outcry here it is still running but I don't know for how long.(oil company says their to expensive to build a new one-yeah because of course the oil companies have nooooooo money right).

"People never do evil so throughly and happily as when they do it from moral conviction."-Blaise Pascal

by chocolate ink on Thu Aug 18th, 2005 at 09:41:08 PM EST

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