Sept 29-A farmer discovers a pipeline break that spilled 20,600 barrels of Bakken crude in his wheat field. The cleanup will take years and about $4M.
Sept 28-Five combustible containers at the La Grange Salt Water Disposal Plant in TX explode after being struck by lightening.
Sept 28-A high-pressure gas well explosion in Salem, WV throws a worker 50 feet, causing him to be flown to the hospital in a helicopter. [video]
Sept 27-A tanker truck to bursts into flames at a Rex Energy well site near Carrollton, OH during a condensate transfer.
Sept 25-Pa Gen Energy Co Llc spills 20 gal of flowback fluid into the ground in Lycoming County, PA.
Sept 25- Interstate Gas Mkt Inc fails to plug a well upon abandonment in Toby Twp., Clarion County, PA
Sept 21-A fire at the Blue Racer Midstream natural gas processing plant at Natrium, WV closes route 2 for about 8 hours. About 25 people from 11 homes are evacuated for about 90 minutes early Saturday.
Sept 21-A gas pipeline suddenly ruptured and exploded near the Newton/Jasper County line in TX.
Sept 21-Around 1 am, a Dominion Gas Plant near Kent, WV explodes. Nearby residents are evacuated and Rt. 2 was closed.
Sept 16-A Danlin Industries plant that supplies chemicals to the oil and gas industry in Thomas, OK explodes and burned for over 9 hours. [video]
Sept 11-12- Massive flooding in Colorado cause at least 11 ‘notable’ oil spills totaling 34,524 gallons of oil.
Sept 11-Report on Prairie Public about the death of 21-year old Dustin Bergsing on a frack site in North Dakota. [audio]
Sept 10-PA’s Attorney General Kathleen files criminal charges against XTO (a subsidiary of ExxonMobil) for illegally discharging more than 50,000 gallons of toxic wastewater from a Marcellus Shale gas well site in Penn Township, Lycoming County.