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CSB Releases Final Aghorn Investigation Into Hydrogen Sulfide Release – Repor

CSB Releases Final Aghorn Investigation Into Hydrogen Sulfide Release – Repor

CSB Releases Final Report into 2019 Hydrogen Sulfide Release at the Aghorn Operating Waterflood Station in Odessa, Texas Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final report and associated materials into the October 26, 2019, hydrogen sulfide release at the Aghorn Operating waterflood station in Odessa, Texas (CSB No. 2020-01-I-TX). The Aghorn investigation file can now be located…

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India – Fire At HPCL Visakhapatnam Refinery

India – Fire At HPCL Visakhapatnam Refinery

A massive fire broke out at the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Tuesday. Several fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames & the fire was soon brought under control. HPCL, in a statement said, " A fire incident occurred in one of the crude processing units of HPCL’s Visakh Refinery today. Safety…

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USA -Train Carrying Chemicals Derails & Explodes

USA -Train Carrying Chemicals Derails & Explodes

Parts of a US city have been evacuated after a train carrying explosive chemicals derailed and blew up – sending a fireball and thick plumes of smoke towering into the sky. The 47-carriage-long freight train came off the tracks in Sibley, Iowa, on Sunday, prompting the evacuation of nearly 100 people who live nearby. The Union Pacific freight train derailed…

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Syria – Major Fire Hits Homs Oil Refinery

Syria – Major Fire Hits Homs Oil Refinery

Syrian firefighters extinguished a major blaze on Sunday that engulfed areas of its main Homs refinery in the west of the nation. The fire started in a distillation unit because of a leak in a pumping station, state media reported without elaborating. State television showed live footage of flames shooting out of parts of the refinery with black smoke plumes…

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Israel – Bazan Refinery Fire – Video

Israel – Bazan Refinery Fire – Video

A fire broke out in one of the facilities at Bazan oil refineries in Haifa as a result of a damaged pipe in the CCR system on Friday night, the Environment Protection Ministry reported in a statement. Immediately after the fire broke out, the factory's emergency team began working to extinguish the flames as fire and rescue forces were called to the…

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Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster 35 Year Anniversary

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster 35 Year Anniversary

At 01:23:40 on 26 April 1986, the failure of a routine test at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine caused reactor number four to explode, releasing a cloud of radioactive particles into the atmosphere. It was the worst nuclear accident the world had ever seen. Thirty-five years on, the Chernobyl reactor remains a danger, although it has been…

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The JOIFF Virtual Foam Summit 19th & 20th May 2021

The JOIFF Virtual Foam Summit 2021 Live – 19th & 20th May 2021 Plus a Further 30 Day On Demand Event FREE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN CLICK HERE TO JOIN THIS EVENT   The Global Covid 19 Pandemic has resulted in all of the important Fire Industry Events to be cancelled or postponed. Due to the risks that Covid 19 represents,…

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USA – Texas – Large Chemical Fire Report & Video

USA – Texas – Large Chemical Fire Report & Video

HOUSTON, Texas - A massive fire burned for hours Wednesday afternoon at an industrial facility on Lakeside Drive in the Channelview area. K-Solv tweeted that all of their employees are safe and accounted for. The Harris County Fire Marshal's Office says no injuries have been reported. Officials later added that one person sought medical treatment for respiratory issues. A shelter-in-place…

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