Oil And Gas

Five workers killed when gas well in Oklahoma explodes. Another worker flown by life flight to hospital. Initial reports of a blowout at the well followed by an uncontrolled release of gas. A massive fireball and thick black smoke erupted from a gas well in Pittsburg County in eastern Oklahoma…

With 27 serious accidents in Alaska this year, BP still raises questions on its safety record in Houston and around America. The world was horrified on April 20, 2010 when the Deep Water Horizon drilling rig exploded and later sank, killing eleven crew members and spewing 200 million of barrels…

In a natural disaster, dangerous pollutants can be released from Houston area refineries. Government agencies shut down sensors during Hurricane Harvey, trusting refineries to report releases of chemicals. Residents of Manchester, a “fence line” community adjacent to oil refineries, complained of a noxious smell during the rains of the hurricane….