Feb 20-Cabot is cited with “Operator shall prevent gas and other fluids from lower formations from entering fresh groundwater. Failure to operate and construct the well to ensure the integrity of the well is maintained and health, safety, environment, and property are protected” in Dimock, PA.
Feb 18-XTO is cited for “Improper casing to protect fresh groundwater Inadequate number of centralizers installed on surface casing. Spacing was 200', whereas regulations dictate that spacing should be no more than 150' apart” at a well in Forward Twp., Butler County, PA.
Feb 15-Flames from a well fire in Greene County, PA go out 3 days after exploding. One worker is injured and other is missing and presumed dead.
Feb 13-More than 600 barrels of wastewater spilled at an Oasis Petroleum well site in Williams County, ND.
Feb 13-A Whiting Petroleum Corp oil well in North Dakota is leaking between 2,000 and 3,000 gallons per day of fracking fluid after a blowout preventer failed. Some material reaches a nearby stream. It take several days to control.
Feb 13-A NiSource gas pipeline explosion in KY injures two and levels two homes. A nearby barns and cars are set ablaze. 20 homes near the 60 ft. crater were evacuated in the middle of the night [video]
Feb 13-1,000 gallons of crude oil spill when 21 rail cars crash in Westmoreland County, PA [video]
Feb 12-A gas well in Greene County, PA explodes. One worker is injured and other is missing and presumed dead. The fire burns for days. [video]
Feb 12- Oil sprays onto agricultural land next to a Zavanna site in ND.
Feb 12- Approximately 35 barrels of oil spills from a Newfield Production Co. site in McKenzie County, ND. Some of the oil had sprays onto the snow and a small frozen pond near the site.