Fire at Exxon Mobil oil refinery in Baytown TX injures four

Dec 23, 2021– A fire broke out in the Exxon Mobil refinery located in Baytown, TX today, injuring four contract workers who were repairing a pipeline inside the hydrotreater unit. This unit was shutdown earlier this week after a leakage and apparently was being repaired by contract workers. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, Harris County, tweeted that […]

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Indonesia Refinery PT Pertamina Balongan fire

Match 29,2021– Indonesia Refinery Fire A massive fire raged today at PT Pertamina’s refinery at Balongan in West Java. About 900 people in the surrounding villages have been evacuated. There were reports of five serious injuries due to the fire and some persons missing. Operations at the refinery have been stopped but the management aims […]

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ExxonMobil refinery fire in Baton Rouge, Louisiana- CSB releases final report

September 18, 2017, Washington, D.C.  – The US Chemical Safety Board has released a safety bulletin on the November 22, 2016 fire that severely burned four workers at the ExxonMobil refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The fire occurred during maintenance activities when operators inadvertently removed bolts that secured a piece of pressure-containing equipment to a […]

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