An explosion last Friday (March 24) at a chocolate factory in West Reading, PA, that took the lives of seven people is under investigation as a potential natural gas fire. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has opened a safety investigation into what it called via a tweet a “natural gas explosion and fire.” Reports…
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A manufacturing defect, a degraded coating and an ineffective corrosion prevention system contributed to a fatal explosion and fire on Enbridge Inc.’s Texas Eastern Transmission (Tetco) natural gas pipeline near Danville, KY, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said last week. The August 2019 Tetco Line 15 rupture and subsequent fire caused one death and…
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that human error by unqualified contractors likely caused a natural gasexplosionthat killed two people and destroyed a building at a Minneapolis, MN, private school two years ago.
Incomplete and unsafe abandonment of natural gas well flow lines, as well as local rules that allowed homes to be built on or adjacent to a former production field with incomplete documentation contributed to two deaths in April 2017 when a home exploded in Firestone, CO, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
A series of natural gas explosions and fires that rocked three Massachusetts communities in September killing one man and damaging 131 structures may have been caused by gaps in construction work orders for the old system that were prepared by NiSource Inc. subsidiary Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has joined Colorado investigators who are examining what caused a fatal home explosion last month that is linked to a severed natural gas flowline in Firestone.
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.
“No single error or mechanical failure led” to the 2012 grounding of the ice-class mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) Kulluk, owned by Shell Offshore Inc. and operated by Noble Drilling, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has checked off the 10th of 12 recommendations from federal regulators leveled at the combination utility four years ago after the San Bruno natural gas transmission pipeline explosion and other shortcomings exposed in its gas operations.
"No single error or mechanical failure led" to the 2012 grounding of the ice-class mobile offshore drilling unit Kulluk, owned by Shell Offshore Inc…