Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

A fire ripped through the small-scale Ukhta oil refinery, controlled by Russian oil major Lukoil, the emergency ministry. Read more

Emergency Response

In emergency response, there are incidents to review, opinions, strategies, tactics, old school vs. new school methods, and equipment, plus the ever-present "we've always done it that way" mindset. Read more

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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

Emergency Response

Protect-O-Burn demonstrated their fire and emergency response truck on October 7, 2019 in League City, TX. Read more

BIC Attends

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

Emergency Response

Exxon Mobil Corp. said that it will donate $350,000 to the United Way and the American Red Cross to support local flooding relief assistance associated with tropical storm Imelda in the Beaumont and greater Houston areas in Texas. Read more

Emergency Response

An explosion at an oil refinery of Eni in the North of Italy caused early on Tuesday morning no injuries and has been brought under control, the Italian oil and gas company said in a statement. Read more

Emergency Response

Bilfinger continues to expand its service offerings in disaster preparation, response and recovery. Most recently, it has secured Ed Emmett to provide consultancy services for its North America division headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. Read more

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Each September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) observes National Preparedness Month in an effort to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. Read more

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It only takes one hurricane to devastate an area. Therefore, having a strong support system ready when needed this hurricane season is key to safety and recovery. Read more

Emergency Response

The explosion shut a natural gas pipeline operated by Canadian energy firm Enbridge Inc. Read more

Emergency Response

TCEQ dispatched emergency staff at approximately 11:30 a.m. to the ExxonMobil fire in Baytown. TCEQ personnel are currently conducting handheld air monitoring. Read more

Emergency Response

Police said the situation is being handled internally. Read more

Emergency Response

Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday. Read more

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The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell off its stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four people familiar with the matter. Read more

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Philadelphia Energy Solutions will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Firefighters are battling a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions’ refinery in Philadelphia that has resulted in several explosions but caused no significant injuries, the company said on Friday. Read more

Emergency Response

The damaged gas line is in the middle of a densely populated residential area in about the 5300 block of Avenue M. Read more

Emergency Response

US Ecology is a leading North American provider of environmental services, with a strong and growing presence in the Gulf Coast region due to recent acquisitions of ES&H of Dallas LLC and Ecoserv Industrial Disposal. Read more

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