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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. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

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

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

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

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Pemex

Reuters

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

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

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

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

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

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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