Monthly Archives: July 2016

Canada To Phase Out Older Crude Oil Tanker Cars Early Due To Explosion Risk

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Canada to phase out older crude oil tanker cars early due to explosion risk Canada will take older crude tanker cars out of service much … Continue reading

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Huge Explosion At Arms Factory Azerbaijan – Video

Huge Explosion At Arms Factory Azerbaijan https://youtu.be/p1x9Z39uES4 Twelve people were hospitalized Tuesday after an explosion at an arms factory in the city of Shirvan in … Continue reading

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66,000 Gallon Canadian Oil Spill Threatens Drinking Water

Crews work to clean up an oil spill on the North Saskatchewan river near Maidstone, Sask on Friday July 22, 2016. Husky Energy has said between 200,000 and 250,000 litres of crude oil and other material leaked into the river on Thursday from its pipeline. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

The water supply for communities in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan is threatened by an oil spill that dumped an estimated 66,000 gallons of heavy … Continue reading

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Two Killed In China Gas Pipeline Blast

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Two killed in China gas pipeline blast Beijing: A section of natural gas pipeline broke and caught fire in Enshi City, a city in central China’s … Continue reading

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Aeronautics Company Unveils New System To Fight Oil Spills With Boeing’s 737-400

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Aeronautics company unveils new system to fight oil spills with Boeing’s 737-400 An Everett aeronautical company has unveiled a new way to use Boeing’s 737-400 cargo … Continue reading

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BP Draws Line Under Deepwater Horizon Liabilities At $61.1 Billion

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BP Draws Line under Deepwater Horizon Liabilities BP Group Chief Executive Bob Dudley said Tuesday that the company has “finally drawn a line under” its … Continue reading

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Explosion On Tanker At Chinese Repair Yard, One Dead And Two Missing

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Explosion On Tanker At Chinese Repair Yard, One Dead And Two Missing An explosion occurred onboard a tanker at Jingjiang Huaxin Ship Repair in Jiangsu, … Continue reading

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Dust Explosion Kills 1, Injures 5 in Bosnian Paper Factory

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Dust Explosion Kills 1, Injures 5 in Bosnian Paper Factory Authorities say an dust explosion at a paper production company in the northern part of … Continue reading

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Marathon Refinery Evacuation After Gas Leak

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Marathon’s Galveston Bay refinery partially evacuated after butane leak Marathon Petroleum Corp evacuated workers from a portion of its Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, … Continue reading

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Explosion & Fire At Rosneft Oilfield Kills 3, Injures 3

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Blast at Rosneft affliate oilfield kills three, injures three A blast at a giant Siberian oilfield on Thursday killed three people and severely injured three others. … Continue reading

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Fire On Board North Korean Plane Forces Emergency Landing in China

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State-controlled Air Koryo is the world’s only one-star airline A North Korean plane was forced to make an emergency landing in northeastern China after a … Continue reading

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Angus Announce New Flourine Free Foam

Respondol ATF is a superior quality synthetic fluorine free foam concentrate designed specifically for general emergency responders faced with a variety of risks in a … Continue reading

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BP Estimates Cost Of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill At $61.6 billion

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BP Estimates Cost Of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill At $61.6 billion NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Oil giant BP PLC has put a final price tag … Continue reading

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Exxon Mobil Refinery Chemical Leak Leads To Evacuations

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Exxon Mobil Refinery Chemical Leak Leads To Evacuations A pipeline leak of a highly flammable chemical outside an ExxonMobil plant in Baytown prompted the evacuation … Continue reading

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US Air Force Hopes To Destroy Toxic Firefighting Foam Using Only Sound Waves

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US Air Force Hopes To Destroy Toxic Firefighting Foam Using Only Sound Waves Military and university researchers believe a newly developed system using sound waves … Continue reading

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CSB Adds Emergency Planning and Response to Most Wanted Safety Improvement Program

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CSB Adds Emergency Planning and Response to Most Wanted Safety Improvement Program Washington, D.C., July 15, 2016 – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) … Continue reading

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Energy Firm To Pay $61M Penalty For Costliest Inland Oil Spill In US History

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Energy firm to pay $61M penalty for costliest inland oil spill in US history Enbridge Energy Partners will pay a $61 million penalty for the … Continue reading

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Iran – Two Tank Fires at Oil Facility In One Day

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Iran – Two Tank Fires at Oil facility In One Day A new fire erupted at an Iranian petrochemical factory in the southwestern oil-rich province … Continue reading

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Eight Die In Fire At Russia’s Ufaneftekhim Refinery

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Eight Die In Fire At Russia’s Ufaneftekhim Refinery Eight people died in a fire at a hydrocracker unit at the Ufaneftekhim refinery in the Urals … Continue reading

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China – Sinopec Pipeline Blast Kills Two

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Sinopec Pipeline Blast Kills Two A section of natural gas pipeline broke and caught fire in Enshi City, central China’s Hubei Province, Wednesday morning, killing … Continue reading

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Taiwan – ‘At Least 26 Dead’ After Coach Smashes Into Airport Guardrail & Explodes

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Taiwan – ‘At Least 26 Dead’ After Coach Smashes Into Airport Guardrail & Explodes At least 26 people are dead after a tourist bus smashed … Continue reading

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Nederlands – Europoort Tank Fire – VIDEO

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Nederlands – Europoort Tank Fire – VIDEO https://youtu.be/berMI82ROJo The tank explosion at Caldic Chemicals occurred during the unloading of a ship with the fire starting … Continue reading

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MSHA Issues Serious Accident Alert After Explosion Injures 2 Miners

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MSHA Issues Serious Accident Alert After Explosion Injures 2 Miners The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a serious accident alert following an explosion … Continue reading

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INDIAN SPACE AGENCY EMPLOYS SHARPEYE

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INDIAN SPACE AGENCY EMPLOYS SHARPEYE The Indian Space Agency has chosen to select Spectrex SharpEye flame detectors to provide flame detection within their facilities. The … Continue reading

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USA – 5 Train Cars Derail, Spilling Chemical, Injuring 2

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5 Train Cars Derail in Texas, Spilling Chemical, Injuring 2 SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say five train cars overturned outside of San Antonio, spilling about 1,000 … Continue reading

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Four Workers Killed In Thailand Shipyard Explosion

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Four workers killed in Thailand shipyard explosion Four workers were killed in an explosion at a shipyard in Ayutthaya province, Thailand, Thai police said that … Continue reading

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Torrance Fire Chief: Human Error Caused Crane Collapse At Refinery

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Torrance Fire Chief: Human Error Caused Crane Collapse At Refinery Operator error was the reason why a 300-pound crane collapsed at the now former ExxonMobil … Continue reading

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Plane Crash – EgyptAir MS804 – Pilots Tried To Put Out A Fire

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Plane Crash – EgyptAir MS804 – Pilots Tried To Put Out A Fire Voice recording confirms fire on board, but investigators need more time before … Continue reading

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Three killed, Five Injured Explosion At Indian Chemicals Plant

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Three killed, Five Injured Explosion At Indian Chemicals Plant Three workers were killed and five sustained injuries in an explosion at the Trombay unit of … Continue reading

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HSE UK – EnQuest Hit With Safety Notice After Gas Leak On North Sea Platform

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HSE UK – EnQuest hit with safety notice after gas leak on North Sea platform North Sea operator EnQuest has been hit with an improvement … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain Batters China, Traps 12 Miners In Flooded Coal Mine + Mine Blast

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Heavy Rain Batters China, Traps 12 Miners In Flooded Coal Mine + Mine Blast RELENTLESS rain in large swathes of China has already caused wave after … Continue reading

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Blast Injures 15 Bosnian Coal Miners

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SARAJEVO – A blast injured 15 miners on Saturday in a coal mine in the central Bosnian town of Travnik that supplies the country’s largest … Continue reading

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