Monthly Archives: January 2017

Chinese Coal Mine Caves In, Killing 9

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Chinese coal mine caves in, killing 9 workers BEIJING (AP) — The partial collapse of a coal mine in northern China has left nine people … Continue reading

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Firefighter Collapses, 3 Killed In Chemical Fume Leak

Firefighter collapses, 3 workers killed in chemical fume leak A firefighter who tried to rescue three road workers trapped underground remains in the hospital in … Continue reading

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4 Rescued in Gulf of Mexico Oil Fire

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4 Rescued in Gulf of Mexico Oil Fire The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels were responding to a pre-dawn fire on an … Continue reading

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ADNOC Ruwais Refinery Fire

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ADNOC Ruwais Refinery Fire Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has shut half the capacity at its 800,000 barrels-per-day Ruwais refinery after a fire there last week, … Continue reading

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At Least 10 Killed in Mine Collapse in Eastern India

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At Least 10 Killed in Mine Collapse in Eastern India PATNA, India (AP) — A coal mine collapse in eastern India killed at least 10 … Continue reading

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Pemex Refinery Gas Release Kills One, Injures Two

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Pemex refinery gas release kills one, injures two Mexico’s state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) said a worker has been killed in a chemical accident … Continue reading

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Rio – Fire At Petrobras Refinery

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Fire reported at Petrobras refinery in Rio Jan 18 Fire was reported on Wednesday at the Reduc refinery in the state of Rio de Janeiro … Continue reading

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USA – Six Injured Power Station Explosion

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Six injured in Ohio power station explosion Six people were injured on January 10 in an explosion at a power station near Aberdeen, Ohio, upriver … Continue reading

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Iran: 30 Firefighters Killed In Tehran Building Collapse – Video

Iran: 30 firefighters killed in Tehran building collapse – Video Crews were battling the blaze at a high-rise building in Iran when it collapsed live … Continue reading

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CSB Hold Jan 25 Public Business Meeting

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CSB will hold Jan 25 Public Business Meeting The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on January 25, 2017, … Continue reading

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Report: More Than 300 Convicted Over Fraudulent BP Oil Spill Claims

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Report: More Than 300 Convicted Over Fraudulent BP Oil Spill Claims In the nearly seven years since the disastrous Deepwater Horizon explosion, BP paid billions … Continue reading

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Oil & Gas UK Publishes New Guidelines For Use Of Drones Offshore

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Oil & Gas UK publishes new guidelines for use of drones offshore A new publication to help guide the growing use offshore of unmanned aerial … Continue reading

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