The rupture of a 12-inch DCP Midstream pipeline Friday night in Jackson County, LA, resulted in no injuries and was under control soon after, according to a report filed with the U.S. National Response Center.
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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.
Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP said there were no injuries or fatalities from Monday afternoon’s explosion and subsequent fire at a natural gas processing facility in the Texas Panhandle, and has launched an investigation into the incident.
Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP said there were no injuries or fatalities from Monday afternoon’s explosion and subsequent fire at a natural gas processing facility in the Texas Panhandle. It is investigating the incident.
An Alaska North Slope exploratory oil well that experienced “a shallow gas kick” Wednesday morning did not cause any injuries, but workers were evacuated as a precaution. The incident occurred at the Qugruk 2 drill site near Nuiqsut, about 625 miles north of Anchorage.
Responding to a natural gas explosion that caused six deaths and multiple injuries last year at an electric power plant in Middletown, CT, the state’s House of Representatives on Thursday unanimously approved a bill that would ban the use of “flammable gas to clean or blow the gas piping” of electric generating facilities.
Tennessee declared a force majeure event Friday for Station 214 (Carrolton, OH) after a “possible rupture” occurred nearby (see related story). No injuries were reported, and there was no interruption of customer service, said pipeline spokesman Robert Newberry. However, Tennessee anticipated limiting intraday flow increases for Friday’s gas day and restricting 100% secondary out of path (SOP) nominations and lower priority services going forward, with a possibility of restricting a pro-rata portion of secondary in path (SIP) nominations. “At this time the certainty of such restrictions [is] unknown due to the current investigation of the incident,” a bulletin board posting said.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has established no system to track cumulative threats or injuries to most of the species considered threatened or endangered on millions of acres of federally managed lands in the western United States, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a new report to Congress.