Monthly Archives: January 2016

Second Worker Dies After Explosion in Canada’s Oilsands As Safety Fears Mount

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Second Worker Dies After Explosion in Canada’s Oilsands As Safety Fears Mount Dave Williams is the seventh person to die on the job in Alberta’s … Continue reading

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South Africa – Platinum Mine Fire Under Control – 4 Dead

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South Africa – Platinum Mine Fire Under Control – 4 Dead The fire at Impala Platinum’s 14 Shaft in Luka near Rustenburg was under control, … Continue reading

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China Elaborates On Nuclear Emergency Preparedness

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China elaborates on nuclear emergency preparedness The official, however, said the government is looking into the feasibility of building nuclear power plants in inland areas, … Continue reading

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India – Fire Breaks Out At Paradip Oil Refinery

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India – Fire breaks out at Paradip oil refinery A fire broke out inside the premises of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)’s new refinery at … Continue reading

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Fires Rage at Libyan Oil Terminal – Video

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Fires at oil storage tanks in the major Libyan terminal of Ras Lanuf were still raging two days after Islamic State militants set fire to … Continue reading

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Pemex Evacuates Workers Due To Fire On Mexico’s Offshore Oil Platform

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Pemex evacuates workers due to fire on Mexico’s offshore oil platform Mexico’s state-run oil company Pemex has evacuated workers from offshore oil platform Zaap-E in … Continue reading

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USA – Texas Chemical Plant Explosion Leaves 1 Worker Dead, 3 Hurt

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Chemical Plant Explosion Leaves 1 Worker Dead, 3 Hurt PASADENA, Texas (AP) — Officials say an explosion at a Houston-area chemical plant has left one worker dead and … Continue reading

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4 Critically Injured in US Chemical Plant Blast

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4 Critically Injured in US Chemical Plant Blast NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — An explosion at a Dow Chemical plant in northeastern Massachusetts on Thursday critically injured four … Continue reading

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Statoil To Evacuate Workers From Snorre B Platform Amid Hurricane Forecast

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Statoil to evacuate workers from Snorre B platform amid hurricane forecast Statoil will evacuate its workers from its Snorre B platform in the Snorre oil … Continue reading

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HSE Says Gas Leak Could Have Caused Major Explosion On ConocoPhillips Offshore Rig

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HSE says gas leak could have caused major explosion on ConocoPhillips offshore rig The UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) alleges that the lives of … Continue reading

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CSB Blames Poor Chemical Storage For Fatal West Texas Blast

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CSB Blames Poor Chemical Storage For Fatal West Texas Blast Volunteer firefighters were fighting a blaze at a West Fertilizer Co. storage and distribution facility … Continue reading

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JOIFF – Ground-breaking FEHM Conference Announced

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JOIFF International Fire & Explosion Hazard Management Conference Malta Nov 3rd & 4th November 2016 Randy Fletcher – JOIFF Chairman & BP Global Response Advisor … Continue reading

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