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An explosion set off a huge fire at Valero Energy Corp’s 225,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Texas City, Texas, refinery on Thursday afternoon but the fire was quickly contained, according to the City of Texas City Emergency Management office. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

A Kinder Morgan Inc natural gas pipeline exploded early on Wednesday in southern Texas, the company said, and a television reported homes up to 60 miles (96 km) away were shaken by the blast. more

Pipeline/Transportation

An explosion at an Albanian-U.S.-owned refinery in the southern area of Ballsh overnight killed one person and wounded seven others. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

U.S. energy officials sought to determine the extent of gasoline shortages on Wednesday, two days after a fatal blast in Alabama shut a crucial supply pipeline to the East Coast, as retail gasoline prices inched higher in southeastern states. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

A gasoline pipeline struck by a track hoe caused an explosion Monday in northern Alabama. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

BASF explosion

Reuters

Two firefighters are dead and eight others were severely injured on Monday in an explosion at BASF's biggest production site in Germany. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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