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News Chemicals Operations Production
December 15, 2020  

West Virginia chemical plant blast kills 1, injures 3

Optima Chemicals employee lost in tragedy last week

News Energy Oil & Gas General
August 17, 2020  

Suncor’s Fort McMurray base plant stalled until September due to fire

Blaze in the extraction area was contained quickly, and no one was hurt.

News Manufacturing General
January 2, 2020  

Battery factory collapses in fire in New Delhi, one death

No workers inside the building when the fire broke out around 4 a.m.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 8, 2019  

Investigators on site of France’s huge chemical plant fire

About 130 complaints have been filed mostly over potential health risks following the Sept. 26 fire.

News Chemicals General
August 13, 2019  

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

Cleanup work inside Notre Dame, suspended last month for safety reasons, will resume next week.

News Oil & Gas General
August 1, 2019  

Fire at Texas Exxon Mobil refinery slightly injures 37

Facility processes light hydrocarbons including propane and propylene, materials used to make plastic and industrial products.

News Food & Beverage General
July 4, 2019  

Fire destroys Jim Beam warehouse, bourbon flows into river

Lightning might have been a factor, but fire investigators haven’t been able to start looking for the cause.

News Oil & Gas General
June 25, 2019  

Explosions, fire rock US oil refinery; gas prices could rise

Fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex.

News Automotive General
January 31, 2019  

Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants

Automakers were hoping that the plants can return to normal operations as temperatures moderate on Saturday and into next week.

News Pulp & Paper General
January 31, 2019  

Fire destroys landmark paper plant amid frigid weather

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

News Manufacturing General
May 9, 2018  

Fire destroys South Dakota ammo plant; no injuries reported

Evacuation of nearby businesses was lifted after a few hours.