Two contractors doing maintenance work at a Tesoro Corp.’s refinery in California suffered burns Monday when they were splashed with sulfuric acid, an accident that occurred in the same processing unit where two employees were burned by acid last month, officials said.
By Mark Curriden Texas Lawbook It pays off for lawyers to be professional with the counsel across the table in a big transaction. Two major law firms – Simpson Thacher & Barlett and Akin Gump – said Monday they are expanding their corporate energy practices in Houston by hiring partners from competitor law firms. In […]
A crude oil truck lost its load along two Farm-to-Market roads in Karnes County early this morning, leaving a nine-mile trail of oil in its wake. Portions of FM 81 and FM 1144 remain closed for clean up, officials with the Karnes County Sheriff’s Department said. TxDOT’s Corpus Christi office said the spill affected three miles […]
Freezing temperatures that raised power demand while knocking some generators offline were key factors in a Jan. 6 power emergency that pushed Texas close to blackouts, the grid operator confirms in a new report.
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