Danger of Working in the Oilfield Industry

Anyone who has spent much time in the oil and gas industries may have a pretty good idea of how dangerous the work can be. From extraction to delivery, there are so many dangers that work in the oilfields or refineries can encounter.

Gas Plant Explosion Ends in Injuries

A recent article on San Angelo Live reported about an explosion that injured two men working at a gas plant in Pecos County. Around 10 in the morning on November 23rd, a 24-inch gas pipe exploded at the Waha Gas Plant in Coyanosa.

Oil Pipeline Leaks into Creek in Southwest Abilene

On October 15th, work crews were cleaning up the aftermath of testing a Sonoco pipeline, according to an article on Big Country Homepage. The spill released a green-hued into Button Willow Creek that runs into Canyon Rock Lake.

Oilfield Explosion in Oklahoma

An oil field explosion made national news when an oil derrick ignited near Quinton, Oklahoma, early Monday morning, on January 22. The town is located about 100 miles south of Tulsa. Workers reported hearing a massive explosion and immediately saw smoke and flames and quickly fled to safety.

Top Texas RRC Executive Abruptly Resigns

According to an article by the Abilene Reporter-News, the chief oil and gas regulator resigned rather abruptly, exposing that all is not so well within the Texas agency. One Republican leader has even gone so far as to say that the chairwoman of the agency was operating a "dictatorship".