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A gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood shot flames into the air for hours Wednesday and burned five buildings, sending panicked residents and workers fleeing into the streets. Read more

Emergency Response

Around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, a reported oil tank explosion sent smoke in the air in Liberty County, near the town of Daisetta, approximately 40 miles east of Houston. Read more

Emergency Response

Irving Oil

REUTERS/Michael Hawkins

Irving Oil Corp shut its Saint John refinery in the Canadian province of New Brunswick on Monday morning after an explosion and a major fire that followed, with photos showing flames and smoke billowing from the complex. Read more

Emergency Response

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. Read more

Emergency Response

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. Read 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. Read more

Emergency Response

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. Read more

Emergency Response

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

Emergency Response

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. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

  • Irving Oil

    REUTERS/Michael Hawkins

    Irving Oil

    Flames are visible at the scene of a major explosion and fire at the Irving oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick October 8, 2018.

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