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Natural gas explosion in Pennsylvania leaves at least 1 hurt

Natural gas explosion in Pennsylvania leaves at least 1 hurt

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Crews are responding to a natural gas explosion in Pennsylvania where at least one injury has been reported. John Poister of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says a well fire was reported at around 8:30 a.m. Friday in Salem Township, about 30 miles east of Pittsburgh. He says the total number of people injured and ...

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StatOil fined $223,000 over Ohio fracking-well fire

Ohio environmental regulators will fine an international oil and gas company about $223,000 for a blowout and fire last summer at a Monroe County fracking well that contaminated a nearby stream, killed fish for miles and forced about 25 people from their houses. StatOil North America, the company that operated the well, can resume fracking there after it pays the ...

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Oilfield worker recovering after well fire

An Odessa oilfield worker injured in a fire Tuesday at a Ward County well site remained in critical condition Thursday at a Lubbock Hospital. Ward County Sheriff Mikel Strickland, who responded to the fire at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, identified the man as Juan Renteria and said he was the most severely injured during the blaze, which was also described ...

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No injuries in natural gas well fire in Denton, blaze out

DENTON, Texas — A natural gas well fire in North Texas has been put out as authorities try to determine whether lightning sparked the blaze. Denton city spokeswoman Lindsey Baker says firefighters extinguished the blaze early Friday. Nobody was hurt. Baker says authorities received word of the well fire shortly before 10 p.m. CDT Thursday. Storms were in the area ...

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