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.
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.