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TPC Group has contracted about 150 adjusters to survey the community for damage after two explosions erupted at the plant. Read more

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Industrial fire protection company Protect- O-Burn's patented Self Expanding Fire Fighting Foam (SEFFF) technology is one of the hottest topics in the fire protection sector right now. Read more

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Whether it's extreme heat, extreme cold or anything in between, assets utilized for the oil and gas industry take a beating year-round, exposed to some of the most challenging environmental conditions on the planet. Read more

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Emergency crews have responded to a reported fire at the ExxonMobil Baytown refinery at 5000 Bayway Drive.  The cause of the fire is unknown and no reported injuries at this time. Currently, officials have not called for a shelter-in-place. Read more

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PPG has launched PPG PITT-CHAR® NX, its most advanced passive fire protection coating. Read more

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Irving Oil

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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

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Seventeen employees were rescued but five are still unaccounted for at the well. Read more

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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. Read more

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Pemex

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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    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.