From an email: The DCP Midstream facility in Carthage experienced an explosion and fire this morning and these are some of the pictures that hit the wire. Event occurred around 10:30 am on 2/11/09.
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This could be the next neighborhood BBQ for Cowtown where pipeline companies take our front yards using eminent domain. They pipe the gas up north where they can get more money for it. They pay royalty owners here based on Waha, which is much lower than Houston Ship Channel prices yet they get premium prices for the gas in Chicago and New York. We take all the risk and reep little benefit. What’s wrong with this picture TEXANS?
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