UpdateDeath toll rises to 29 in Mexico natgas fire

19 September 2012 23:38  [Source: ICIS news]

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HOUSTON (ICIS)--The death toll at a fire at a Pemex natural gas facility has risen to 29, the Mexico state energy producer said on Wednesday.

The fire at the Pemex facility occurred on Tuesday near Reynosa in the state of Tamaulipas and was extinguished in about two hours.

The facility transfers natural gas from Pemex's Burgos production complex to the company's gas and petrochemical division.

Additional reporting by George Martin

By: Al Greenwood
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