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Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Residents and businesses of Austin County near Bellville were ordered to evacuate after reported explosions occurred at the nearby Western International Gas facility. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined partners across federal, tribal, state, and local governments in preparation for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

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China Daily via REUTERS

A major explosion at a chemical plant in southwestern China has killed 19 people and injured 12. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

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

Three contract workers were burned by sulfuric acid on Monday in the chemical plant at Exxon Mobil Corp’s Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refining and petrochemical complex. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The new protocol is intended to ensure emergency response agencies are notified when a facility receives a serious health or environmental violation so they can proactively prevent accidents and prepare to respond when accidents and fires occur. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Louisiana state police closed Interstate 10 near Duson, west of Lafayette, Thursday afternoon, as emergency crews responded to a fire at a chemical facility. 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

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final investigation report into the February 8, 2017, explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America’s (PCA’s) DeRidder, Louisiana, pulp and paper mill. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

There's an old saying in business, "If you think you have a problem, you probably do." If you think that your mustering process is lacking, it probably is. However, it can be difficult to judge the state of the site's ability to muster because most.. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Pioneer Natural Resources Company announced that a fire occurred at a compressor station in Pioneer’s West Panhandle field in the panhandle region of Texas. There were no injuries associated with the incident and the fire was contained... more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Harvey Cleanup

Bloomberg

The House Committee on Environmental Regulation held their first interim hearing January 23 at the Capitol. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

La Porte Fire and EMS responded to a report of an explosion at the Linde Gas facility on Strang Road. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

An oil spill occurred Sunday, Feb. 11, in the Mississippi River near Mount Airy in St. John the Baptist Parish. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Long after Thanksgiving, OxyChem plant manager Rick Ritter was still giving thanks for the concerted effort by the Association of Texas Chemical Industry (ACIT)  member companies and others in the Coastal Bend region following Hurricane Harvey. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

The bodies of five people killed in an Oklahoma oil well explosion were recovered on Tuesday afternoon in a building adjacent to the drilling site outside of Quinton, Oklahoma. 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

As a premier BuildingReports® partner, Vallen offers a full suite of BuildingReports ScanSeries® inspection and compliance reporting solutions for fire alarm and signaling, fire sprinkler, fire suppression, life safety equipment and security systems. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Enbridge Inc restarted its Line 5 oil pipeline in North America’s Great Lakes on Tuesday after it was shut due to bad weather. The company temporarily shut down the line due to high winds and nine-foot-high (3-meter-high) high waves... more

Pipeline/Transportation

The small crude distillation unit (CDU), damaged in a fire last week, at ExxonMobil Corp’s 362,300 barrel-per-day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, refinery may remain shut for repairs until late January, sources familiar with plant operations said on Monday. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

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