Five Workers Hurt in North Dakota Oilfield Flash Fire

There apparently is no environmental or public health fallout from an oilfield flash fire in the Bakken south of Williston, ND, that injured five workers, one of whom was airlifted to a nearby hospital in McKenzie County with burns, according to Trustland Oilfield Services and the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services.

July 19, 2013

Three Injured in Flash Fire at West Virginia Pigging Station

A flash fire Thursday evening at a pig receiving station in Tyler County, WV, injured three people and forced Eureka Hunter Pipeline to shut in a portion of its pipeline system in the area, according to parent Magnum Hunter Resources Corp.

April 15, 2013

Flash Fire Hits ConocoPhillips Wyoming Gas Processing Site

A flash fire erupted early Wednesday morning, injuring four contract workers doing maintenance work at a ConocoPhillips natural gas processing plant in Fremont County in Wyoming. The plant had been idle since Aug. 1 for planned maintenance, officials at the scene told local news media.

August 24, 2012

Prices Mostly a Bit Firmer; Was It the Flash of $49 Oil?

The cash market closed out a surprisingly firm week in the face of weak fundamentals with mostly small gains at a majority of points Friday. Scattered instances of flat to mildly lower numbers were thrown into the mix; CenterPoint West stood out with a loss of nearly 15 cents. Upticks tended to be limited to single digits, although more than half a dozen points rose a dime or slightly more.

August 23, 2004

Industry Briefs

News Flash! Energy companies can be fun too. Such is the caseinvolving Williams employees, who according to the company, willattempt to complete the largest money raising bike ride fundraiserin the United States. Some 80 cyclists will embark on a relay-style2,000 mile journey departing from New York City on Sept. 25 andarriving at Williams Tower in Houston on Oct. 3. In the secondannual “Williams’ 2000 Riding The Line” fundraiser, each rider willcover approximately 60 to 70 miles a day, roughly tracing the pathof the company’s Transco natural gas pipeline andtelecommunications network. The fundraiser hopes to raise $5million for United Way, which if successful will be the singlelargest event in the charity’s 110-year history. The team raisedmore than $2 million dollars in the ride’s inaugural year.

September 12, 2000