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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

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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

A fire started at ExxonMobil Corporation’s Beaumont refinery at about 6 a.m., the company said in a statement. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Hess Corp

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U.S. oil and gas producer Hess Corp said on Monday it had halted production at its Baldpate, Conger and Penn State fields due to a fire at Royal Dutch Shell’s Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Royal Dutch Shell Plc shut its Enchilada platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday after an operational incident that caused injuries to two people. 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

A platform explosion has occurred in Lake Pontchartrain Sunday evening, officials confirmed. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

In late August, the Marathon Oil suspended operations and shut-in production across its entire Eagle Ford position in south Texas just before Hurricane Harvey made landfall. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Valero Energy Corp shut a coker and may close other units at its 335,000 barrel per day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, following a fire, said sources familiar with the plant’s operations. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

A storage tank caught fire at the Valero refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

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