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Superior Refinery

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Superior Refining Company LLC - based in Superior, Wisconsin - for failing to control the use and release of highly hazardous chemicals after an explosion. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said on Thursday an April 26 explosion at Husky Energy’s Superior, Wisconsin, refinery was probably triggered by air leaking around a slide valve into the gasoline-producing unit that blew up. more

Refining/Petrochemical

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is analyzing metal shrapnel from an April explosion at a Husky Energy Inc. refinery in Wisconsin that forced the evacuation of thousands of residents as it continues to investigate the cause of the blast. more

Downstream

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Robert King/Duluth News Tribune/ Reuters

Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wisconsin hosted an open house to ask company officials direct questions regarding the reopening of the facility and what residents should expect in the upcoming weeks. more

Refining/Petrochemical

The investigation team has also conducted interviews with approximately 50 Husky Energy employees and contractors who were working at the facility on the day of the incident. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

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Robert King/Duluth News Tribune/ Reuters

Husky Energy and local emergency authorities continue to respond to an ongoing incident at the Superior Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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