Mexico Says Pemex Gas Buildup Caused Deadliest Blast Since 2006

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Jesus Murillo Karam, Mexico's attorney general, from left, Pedro... News PhotoAttorney General,CEO,Civilian,Emergencies and Disasters,Exploding,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Gasoline,Government Minister,Horizontal,Mexico,Mexico City,North America,Petroleos Mexicanos,Press Conference,The Americas,USAPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergJesus Murillo Karam, Mexico's attorney general, from left, Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, energy minister, and Emilio Lozoya Austin, chief executive officer of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), hold a news conference in Mexico City, Mexico, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. The blast that killed 37 people at state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos’s headquarters in Mexico City last week was caused by gas buildup, Murillo said, the first government explanation for the nation’s deadliest explosion since 2006. Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg via Getty Images