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.
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.
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.
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".