Monthly Archives: March 2016

Country Fire Authority Selects Solberg RE-HEALING™ Foam

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Solberg’s Asia Pacific Office announced the securement of a multi-year supply contract for RE-HEALING™ RF3x6% ATC™ foam concentrate to the Country Fire Authority (CFA) of … Continue reading

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Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier Select Solberg Foam

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Solberg’s EMEA Region Office announced the securement of a supply contract for SOLBERG ARCTICTM 6% AFFF foam concentrate for use on Britain’s newest aircraft carrier … Continue reading

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SPECTREX DETECTORS INSTALLED AT MAJOR REFINERY

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The largest oil refinery in the world is doubling its capacity to 1.2 million barrels a day. With this expansion, there is the requirement to … Continue reading

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Attackers Fire Rockets at BP/Statoil Gas Facility in Algerian Sahara

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Attackers Fire Rockets at BP/Statoil Gas Facility in Algerian Sahara ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Unknown attackers fired rockets at a gas facility in the Sahara … Continue reading

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China – Five killed In Fuel Tanker Blast – Video

China – Five killed In Fuel Tanker Blast – Video AT LEAST five people have died on a motorway after a tanker full of petrol … Continue reading

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Fire System Activation Kills Eight In Thai Bank Headquarters

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Fire System Activation Kills Eight In Thai Bank Headquarters A contractor hired to improve the fire extinguishing system at Siam Commercial Bank’s head office in … Continue reading

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Brazil – Petrobras FPSO Platform Fire

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Brazil – Petrobras FPSO Platform Fire Brazilian oil company Petrobras has suspended production after its P-48 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) platform caught fire. … Continue reading

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Containing Fukushima’s 760,000 Tons Of Radioactive Water May Be 9-Year Fight

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Containing Fukushima’s 760,000 Tons Of Radioactive Water May Be 9-Year Fight TOKYO (AP) — After battling radioactive water leaks for five years at Japan’s crippled … Continue reading

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Qatar – On-Shore Oil Platform Blast Injures 6

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Qatar – On-Shore Oil Platform Blast Injures 6 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fire broke out on an onshore rig run by the subsidiary … Continue reading

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All Passengers Killed In Russia Plane Crash, Cause Under Investigation – Crash Video

All Passengers Killed In Russia Plane Crash, Cause Under Investigation – Crash Video Video posted to YouTube by Roman Uriev purportedly showed the plane crashing. … Continue reading

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Explosion At Sinopec Oil Storage Site In Gabon Kills One, Injures Six

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Explosion At Sinopec Oil Storage Site In Gabon Kills One, Injures Six One person was killed and six wounded in an explosion on March 12 … Continue reading

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USA – Lightning Strike Ignites Fuel Tanks

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USA – Lightning Strike Ignites Fuel Tanks Several crude tanks caught fire on Saturday after a lightning bolt struck a field near Houston. According to Click2Houston, … Continue reading

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USA – Gas Pipeline Explosions Bring New Federal Safety Proposal

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USA – Gas Pipeline Explosions Bring New Federal Safety Proposal U.S. officials moved Thursday to strengthen safety rules for the nation’s 300,000-mile network of natural … Continue reading

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USA – Carson Oil Refinery Says Fire Extinguished, No One Hurt

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USA – Carson Oil Refinery Says Fire Extinguished, No One Hurt CARSON, Calif. (AP) — A fire that broke out at a Southern California oil … Continue reading

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E2S Adds Light To Family Of Hazardous Location GRP Warning Signals With Xenon Strobe Beacons

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E2S adds light to family of Hazardous Location GRP warning signals with Xenon strobe beacons Released 15 March 2016 E2S Warning Signals, the leading independent … Continue reading

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Russia Mine Blasts Kill 36 People

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Russia mine blasts kill 36 people Fourth powerful explosion hits mine, fire continues A SERIES of explosions at the Severnaya coal mine in Vorkuta, northern … Continue reading

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Bird Poop Apparently Caused NY Nuclear Reactor Outage

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Bird poop apparently caused NY nuclear reactor outage ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Bird poop was the likely cause of a December shutdown at a nuclear … Continue reading

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Brazil Mine Disaster Company Settles For $6.1 Billion

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BRAZIL MINE DISASTER COMPANY SETTLES FOR $6.1 BILLION Brasmlia—The owners of an iron ore mine in Brazil where a burst dam spewed a toxic flood, … Continue reading

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Russian Coal Mine to Extinguish Fire, Clear Rocks With Flooding

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Russian Coal Mine to Extinguish Fire, Clear Rocks With Flooding A coal company in Russia’s far northern Komi region was scheduled to begin pumping water … Continue reading

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EPA Chemical Safety Overhaul

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The Obama administration last week proposed an overhaul of safety procedures at the nation’s chemical plants. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Risk Management Program, in part, requires … Continue reading

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Fukushima Utilitiy Employees Charged

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TOKYO (AP) — Three former Japanese utility executives were formally charged Monday with negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster, becoming the first officials from the … Continue reading

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Ex-Chesapeake Energy CEO — Indicted One Day, Dies The Next

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Ex-Chesapeake Energy CEO — Indicted One Day, Dies The Next A high-profile oil and gas executive died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday just hours after … Continue reading

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Thousands Sue Shell Nigeria

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Tens of thousands of Nigerian fishermen and farmers are suing multinational oil giant Shell in two new lawsuits in a British … Continue reading

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Russia’s Rosneft Reports Large Oil Spill On Sakhalin Island

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Russia’s Rosneft Reports Large Oil Spill On Sakhalin Island MOSCOW, March 3 (Reuters) – Top Russian oil producer Rosneft said on Thursday that around 15 … Continue reading

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USA. Ethanol Tanker Leak after Derail

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RIPLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Crews are working to contain a leak on an ethanol tanker that was among 16 cars on a freight train that … Continue reading

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