Monthly Archives: March 2017

Korea Takes Responsibility For Power Plant Explosion In Vietnam

Vietnam Power Plant Fire

Korea Takes Responsibility For Power Plant Explosion In Vietnam Vietnam’s state-owned power provider, EVN said chimney welders caused the explosion that severely injured them both. … Continue reading

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USA – Chlorine Gas Leak Occurs At Olin Chemical Plant

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USA – Chlorine Gas Leak Occurs At Olin Chemical Plant Exactly one month to the day after a massive chlorine leak at the Olin Corporation … Continue reading

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Ukraine – Coal Mine Explosion In Kills Eight

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Ukraine – Coal Mine Explosion In Kills Eight On March 1, a methane explosion killed at least eight coal miners and injured six others some … Continue reading

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Somali Pirates Release Oil Tanker & Crew

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Somali Pirates Release Oil Tanker & Crew MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker earlier this week after five years … Continue reading

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USA – Fire Extinguished at Motiva Refinery

Motiva Ref Fire

USA – Fire Extinguished at Motiva Refinery HOUSTON (Reuters) – A fire was extinguished at Motiva Enterprises [MOTIV.UL] 235,000 barrel per day (bpd) Convent, Louisiana, … Continue reading

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USA – Fire at Lyondellbasell Refinery

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USA – Fire at Lyondellbasell Refinery HOUSTON Firefighters responded to a fire at the LyondellBasell refinery in east Houston on Wednesday. The fire started at … Continue reading

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Six Killed In Explosion At Indian Ammonia Storage Facility

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Six Killed In Explosion At Indian Ammonia Storage Facility Six people were killed, eight injured and others are feared trapped when a cold storage facility … Continue reading

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Trump Budget Would Eliminate US Chemical Safety Board

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Trump Budget Would Eliminate US Chemical Safety Board The Trump administration’s budget blueprint would scrap the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB), an independent federal agency … Continue reading

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China Rescues 13 From Burning Oil Tanker In East China Sea

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China Rescues 13 From Burning Oil Tanker In East China Sea BEIJING, March 20 (Reuters) – Chinese authorities rescued 13 people from oil tanker Xinglongzhou 569 that … Continue reading

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Canada – Fire At Syncrude Oil Sands Site Extinguished After Two Days

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Canada – Fire At Syncrude Oil Sands Site Extinguished After Two Days CALGARY, Alberta, March 16 (Reuters) – The fire at Syncrude Canada’s oil sands … Continue reading

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US Pipeline Regulator Orders Action Over Leaking Alaska Gas Pipeline

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US Pipeline Regulator Orders Action Over Leaking Alaska Gas Pipeline The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued a proposed order that … Continue reading

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