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CNPC is the government-owned parent company of publicly listed PetroChina, which was created in November 1999 as part of the restructuring of CNPC.

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26 November 2005

Premier visits toxic spill city: Man to sue chemical company over pollution [China]

Author: CNN

Ding Ning, a resident of the Chinese city of Harbin, filed the suit on Thursday against Jilin Petrochemical Company, a subsidiary of the China National Petroleum Corporation, in the court of Nangang District of Harbin, China's state-run Xinhua news...

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25 November 2005

China petroleum sued for polluting river

Author: Xinhua

A Harbin citizen filed a lawsuit against the subsidiary of the China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), which is held accountable for polluting Songhua River, the city's major water source, here Thursday...Ding asked for a compensation of 15 yuan (less...

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25 November 2005

China's toxic cover-up

Author: Financial Times editorial

Accidents happen, but the unfolding chemical disaster in north-east China has prompted too many unanswered questions for the company responsible or the government to be allowed to sweep it under the carpet along with the countless environmental cata...

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25 November 2005

China: Resident of Harbin files lawsuit against Jilin Petrochemical Company over toxic spill into Songhua River

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25 November 2005

Oil firm apologizes for toxic slick [China]

Author: CNN

China's largest oil company has apologized for an explosion that led to a toxic slick of benzene entering the Songhua River and the suspension of water services to the northeastern city of Harbin. An official with the China National Petroleum...

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24 November 2005

China National Petroleum Corporation apologises for chemical plant explosion that contaminated water supply in Heilongjiang province

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24 November 2005

PetroChina says has 'guilty conscience' over toxic spill [China]

Author: AFX

PetroChina Co said it had a 'guilty conscience' as a result of a toxic spill in northeastern China and it vowed to work with authorities in the clean up and an investigation...Nowhere in its release did PetroChina say specifically that it was legally...

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24 November 2005

PetroChina Will Strengthen Its Operational Safety and Environmental Protection Based on the Lessons Learnt from the Accident

Author: PetroChina

PetroChina feels deeply sorry for the serious impact on local community resulting from the accident. In order to protect the people's interests, PetroChina as a responsible company has been actively and consciously managing the follow-up work after...

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23 November 2005

China: Toxic petrochemical leak shuts down water system serving 4 million in Harbin

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15 November 2005

Death toll in Jilin blasts rises to 5 [China]

Author: Xinhua

The death toll from Sunday's chemical plant explosions in Jilin Province rose to five as rescuers found the remains of more workers, authorities said yesterday. Another plant employee remained missing and was feared dead. At least 70 people were hurt...

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