Monthly Archives: September 2016

USA – Authorities Investigating Fire At Nuclear Power Plant

Nuke Fire

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out at a nuclear power plant in Spring City. Local news outlets report that … Continue reading

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Iran – Fire breaks out at Bu Ali Sina Refinery

Iran Ref Fire

A fire broke out at the Bu Ali Sina petrochemical refinery, the Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday. No reason was given for the cause … Continue reading

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PSA Director General Anne Myhrvold Concerned About Safety Lapses

Petroleum Safety Authority

PSA director general Anne Myhrvold is concerned about safety in the petroleum sector. “The industry must ensure that constant attention is paid to risk and … Continue reading

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Romania – Refinery Fire One Killed, Three Injured

Rompetrol Petromidia Refinery

Romania – One killed, Three Injured Refinery Fire Romania’s Rompetrol Rafinare Petromidia refinery is operating at reduced capacity after an explosion in its vacuum distillation … Continue reading

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Malaysia – Petronas Chemicals Two Killed By Ammonia Leak At Plant

Petronas Chem Leak

Malaysia’s Petronas Chemicals says two killed by ammonia leak at plant An ammonia leak at a Petronas plant in Sipitang in the eastern Malaysian state … Continue reading

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Scientists Discover New Kind of Fire That Could Help Clean Oil Spills – Video

https://youtu.be/oMyhy4oWATg Scientists have identified a new kind of fire which burns more cleanly. According to a recently published study from the University of Maryland, or … Continue reading

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Nicaragua – Refinery Fire Causes Significant Oil Pollution

nicaragua explosion

Nicaragua – Refinery Fire Causes Significant Oil Pollution A massive refinery fire at the Puma Energy facility on Nicaragua’s Pacific coast has contaminated sensitive nearby … Continue reading

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USA – Chemical Plant Explosion Kills One

Airgas Fire & Explosion

An explosion at a Florida chemical plant over the weekend left at least one person dead, according to local authorities. The Pensacola News Journal reported … Continue reading

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Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Site of Fatal Accident at the Airgas Facility in Florida

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Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Site of Fatal Accident at the Airgas Facility in Florida Washington, DC, August 30, 2016 — An investigative team from … Continue reading

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Brazil – Video Shows Deadly Tanker Crash & Explosion

https://youtu.be/zdfsPfRG6b0 Brazilian authorities have released new video of a deadly tanker truck crash which left six people dead on a highway 400 kilometres south of São … Continue reading

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Explosion at Bangladesh Chemical Plant Injures 200

Bangladesh Chem Leak

On the night of August 24, 300 metric tonnes of ammonia gas spread out over the port city of Chittagong after a 500 tonne gas … Continue reading

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