Massachusetts Orders National Grid to Halt Nonessential Work Following Natural Gas Incident

Massachusetts regulators on Monday ordered National Grid plc to halt all nonessential work in the state after excess natural gas was “inadvertently” introduced into pipelines, raising concerns of a repeat of last month’s Merrimack Valley explosions.

October 9, 2018

Tetco Completes Penn-Jersey Work, Full Capacity Restored

After months of work, Texas Eastern Transmission (Tetco) has restored its Penn-Jersey system to full capacity after it was damaged in an explosion and fire in Westmoreland County, PA, earlier this year.

November 21, 2016

Spectra Plans ‘Thorough’ Assessment of Tetco Penn-Jersey System After PA Explosion

Full service on Texas Eastern Transmission’s (Tetco) Penn-Jersey pipeline system, which runs from Delmont, PA, to Lambertville, NJ, might not be restored until November after an April explosion and fire on a portion of the system in Westmoreland County, PA, has its owners concerned about safety.

June 28, 2016
Oregon U.S. Senators Critical of Response to Oil Train Derailment

Oregon U.S. Senators Critical of Response to Oil Train Derailment

Oregon’s two U.S. senators on Thursday asked the head of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) why a federal investigative team was not dispatched last weekend to the scene of an oil tanker train derailment in their state near the Columbia River Gorge.

June 14, 2016

Williams Gathering, Condensate Pipelines in West Virginia Damaged During Storm

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) confirmed that at least one condensate pipeline in Marshall County was damaged during inclement weather that rolled through the region late last week, causing a spill into a nearby creek.

April 13, 2015

Fires, Spill Mar Weekend in North Dakota’s Bakken

No injuries or environmental disasters resulted last weekend as North Dakota’s Bakken was hit by two wellsite fires, and a separate saltwater release northeast of the city of Williston, ND. The state Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) dispatched inspectors to the scene of each incident.

March 10, 2015

Brine Pipeline Damaged in North Dakota, Leaked Nearly 19K Gallons

North Dakota said a pipeline transporting wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling was damaged and leaked nearly 19,000 gallons of brine in Divide County.

March 6, 2015
One Killed, Three Injured by Explosion on GOM Platform

One Killed, Three Injured by Explosion on GOM Platform

One person was killed and three others injured Thursday afternoon during a cleaning operation on an oil and gas platform 12 miles off the coast of New Orleans.

November 21, 2014

Cause Identified for EOG NatGas Tank Fire

On a preliminary basis, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has determined that an electric arc may have sparked a flash fire that killed a maintenance worker at a natural gas storage tank in Wyoming. Investigations continued at the site on Friday.

September 26, 2014

Pennsylvania DEP Fines Cabot for Incident at Gas Well in January

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has levied a $76,546 fine against Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. for an incident at a natural gas well in Susquehanna County in January, DEP said.

August 19, 2014
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