Tag: fire

One gas well sealed after fatal blast in Pennsylvania

The well caught fire Feb. 11.  More »

Gas well fire in Pa. out; worker still missing (video)

A natural gas well fire that injured one worker and left another unaccounted for has gone out, company officials said.  More »

Gas line blast injures two, destroys homes

The 30-inch pipeline, which was about 20 feet underground, is owned by Columbia Gulf Transmission. It brought fresh fears to some residents who are opposing a nearby pipeline project by Williams Co.  More »

Cameron worker missing at site of burning well

State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron monitored a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well, where a worker employed by Houston-based Cameron International was missing.  More »

Worker remains missing as Chevron well continues to burn

State environmental officials and expert firefighters brought in by Chevron have been continuing to monitor a burning Marcellus Shale natural gas well in Pennsylvania. One worker still is unaccounted for.  More »

Russia: 32 railcars carrying gas derail, on fire

Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry says several dozen railcars carrying gas have derailed and caught fire northeast of Moscow, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of local resident.  More »

Crew extinguishes Mississippi plant fire

The fire, put out about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, had been burning since early Wednesday at the plant near New Albany, but no injuries were reported. There were also at least three explosions at JNS Biofuels, formerly known as North Mississippi Biodiesel.  More »

Explosion causes fire at Mississippi biodiesel plant

An evacuation was ordered after winds began shifting smoke from the blaze and heavy smoke began to accumulate on the ground, said Union County Emergency Management Director Curt Clayton.  More »

New regulations for oil on rail cars to come in 2015

Regulations that could force oil companies to use stronger rail cars to move crude will likely be ready in 2015, according to a schedule published Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.  More »

North Dakota delegation to meet with officials on derailment

Members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation say they plan to press federal officials for more information about a tanker derailment and fiery explosion outside of Casselton.  More »

Train carrying oil derails, catches fire in Canada

Officials in Canada said a derailed freight train carrying crude oil and propane continued to burn Wednesday morning, while they prepared to launch aerial surveillance and more than 100 residents remained evacuated from their homes. There were no deaths or injuries.  More »

Oil by rail poses ‘ridiculous threat’, former North Dakota governor says

Former North Dakota governor and Casselton native George Sinner wants new regulations placed upon railroads that transport crude oil from the state.  More »
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