ExxonMobil Corp returned to production the large crude distillation unit (CDU) at its 502,500-barrel-per-day (bpd) Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery on Wednesday night after it was idled following a fire in another unit. more

Nov 1, 2017 9:58 PM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security



A fire that completely shut down Mexico's Salina Cruz oil refinery has been put out but operations have yet to be restarted, state-owned petroleum company Pemex said on Friday to Reuters. more

Jun 19, 2017 11:04 AM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

An explosion and fire at an oil refinery in Torrance, California, on Saturday forced the partial shutdown of the plant, leading oil traders to expect a spike this week in West Coast gasoline prices. more

Feb 20, 2017 10:58 AM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

A tank at a packaging plant exploded in DeRidder yesterday, killing three contractors and injuring at least seven, according to State Police and several news sites. more

Feb 9, 2017 12:31 PM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

The Coast Guard and crew members of surrounding vessels responded to a pre-dawn fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast. more

Jan 5, 2017 12:14 PM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Exxon Mobil's giant oil refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was operating at planned rates on Wednesday after a fire Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the plant's operations told Reuters. more

Nov 30, 2016 9:49 AM Health, Safety & Environmental