Chemical Explosion

Chemical Explosion Rocks Houston

Early in the morning on January 24, a massive industrial explosion in northwest Houston left two people dead and a business in complete ruin. The explosion also knocked a number of nearby homes off their foundations and shot debris for nearly a half-mile. According to Houston Police, the explosion could be felt more than…

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Chemical Plant Explosion

60,000 Evacuated Following Series of Explosions at Texas Chemical Plant

On the day before Thanksgiving, two explosions at a chemical plant rocked the southeast Texas town of Port Neches and the surrounding area.  The explosions occurred at the Texas Petroleum Chemical (TPC) plant in Port Neches and officials were worried enough about the possibility of a series of explosions that they placed about 60,000…

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Chemical Fires Near Houston Continue to Burn, Cause Potential Damage

This week, we have once again been reminded about the danger of working at a chemical plant or an oil refinery, and the incredible importance of making sure strong safety measures are in place and followed thoroughly at every plant in the chemical and oil & gas industries. Chemical Fires Spread Quickly According to…

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The Hazards of Explosion and Fire in the Oil and Gas Industry

In one day, we were all reminded of the danger of working at an oil refinery. It is essential that workers at such plants are able to work as safely as possible. Working in the oil and gas industry is inherently dangerous because crude oil and natural gas are volatile and must be handled…

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Texas Oil and Gas Explosion

Worker Killed in Texas Oil and Gas Explosion According to investigators with the Midland County Fire Marshal’s office, a worker with a water treatment company was killed in a fiery explosion Monday while he was mixing chemicals at an oil and gas services facility near Midland. Currently, the exact cause of the explosion is…

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