Tag Archives: pipeline

Large pipeline spill in SW Indiana near “Big Creek”

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-A pipeline ran by Marathon Petroleum  in SW Indiana is the source of a 42,000 gallon diesel spill. The 10 inch line was immediately blocked in after the leak was detected. (Indy Star) Roughly 1,000 barrels or 42,000 gallons of diesel have spilled from a Marathon Petroleum pipeline in southwest Indiana, and is ...

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Pipeline leak leads to evacuations; line contains Butane

Butane leak

HMN-A pipeline leak that transports product from the Canaport Terminal, to the Irving oil refinery has lead to evacuations this morning. St. John Firefighters are braving the cold conditions to help bring the situation under control.  (CBC) Saint John emergency crews remain at the scene of a butane leak on Bayside Drive on the city’s east side after a line ...

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Oil pipeline blast linked to Iranian terrorism

Terrorism

HMN-Bahrain is calling the blast at one of their oil pipelines “terrorism” according to Reuters.  Authorities are saying the pipeline fire has been brought under control at this time. KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Bahrain said an explosion which caused a fire at its main oil pipeline on Friday was caused by “terrorist” sabotage, linking the unprecedented attack to its ...

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Damaged pipeline releases over 300,000 gallons of oil into Gulf Of Mexico

Oil spill

  HMN-KATC reports that over 300,000 gallons of oil have been discharged into the Gulf Of Mexico after a subsea pipeline sustained damaged. The Coast Guard is responding to the report of a crude oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard Officials say they received a report from the National Response Center at 1:30 p.m., Friday of a ...

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Texas pipeline rupture spills 3,000 gallons of crude oil

Pipeline

  HMN-A shelter in place has been issued in Bastrop County Texas after a pipeline rupture spills 3,000 gallons of crude oil.  KVUE says the rupture happened Thursday morning. BASTROP COUNTY – Officials are ordering a shelter in place after a crude oil gas line ruptured at FM 20, spilling 3,000 gallons of crude oil Thursday morning. According to Bastrop ...

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Pipeline spill closes Port Neches boat ramp

Pipeline

  HMN-A Sunoco pipeline spill closes a Port Neches, TX boat ramp as responders clean up the area.  12 News reports that the spill is believed to be less than 15 barrels of product. Port Neches officials have closed the boat ramp at Port Neches Park as crews work to clean up an oil spill. According to a notice from ...

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BREAKING: Large fire at pipeline in Paradis- Video

According to 4WWL: PARADIS, La. – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fire at a Phillips 66 pipeline near the William Discovery plant in Paradis. The sheriff’s office said Highway 90 and Highway 631 are closed in both directions from Bayou Gauche Road to JB Green. Residents in that immediate area are being asked to evacuate. The ...

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One injured in pipeline fire near Houston

    HMN-One worker was injured when a pipeline fire occurred while welding was taking place.  The Coast Guard has reported that the spill was minimal, and cleanup was underway. KHOU provided the latest. HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Firefighters from Highlands responded to a pipeline fire reported along the Houston Ship Channel overnight. At about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday firefighters were ...

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Utility truck crashes into gas line, causes fire in Louisiana

  HMN- As strong storms moved through Louisiana today, a utility truck in Washington Parish was involved in an accident.  The truck left the roadway and struck a gas line, causing a fire.  According to WDSU, the driver escaped safely, however firefighters had to keep flames at bay, while the line was blocked in. A utility truck with the Washington-St. ...

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