China National Petroleum

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
14/08/2013China National PetroleumOperations of CNPC's subsidiary in Chad entirely suspended by country’s government after violation of environmental standards.ChadReutersFraud, Pollution
China National PetroleumTwo crude oil pipelines rupture and subsequently explode - 1,500 tonnes of oil spilled; within 6 days, spill stretched as far as 90 km along coast; considered worst oil spill in China's history.Xingang, Dalian, Liaoning Province, ChinaBBCPollution
30/12/2009China National Petroleum'Lanzhou-Zhengzhou' oil pipeline ruptures; 150,000 liters of diesel oil flow down Wei River and reach Yellow River, source of drinking water for millions.Shaanxi, ChinaTIMEPollution
25/03/2006China National PetroleumGas well leak - 11,500 forced to evacuate, river polluted.Xiaoyan, Chongqing, ChinaChina DailyPollution
20/01/2006China National PetroleumGas pipeline explosion - 9 killed, nearly 40 injured.Renshou, Meishan, Sichuan, ChinaChina DailyDeaths, Injuries & Diseases
13/11/2005China National PetroleumSeries of explosions at chemical plant - 6 killed, dozens injured; 80km long toxic slick in Songhua River.Jilin City, Jilin, ChinaBBCDeaths, Habitat Extinction, Injuries & Diseases, Pollution
03/12/2003China National PetroleumExplosion at natural gas field due to workplace negligence; poisonous fumes spread into surrounding communities; entire village nearly wiped out - 243 dead, 2,142 hospitalized.Kaixian, Chongqing, ChinaChina DailyDeaths, Injuries & Diseases, Negligence, Occupational Hazard, Pollution