If you have any concerns, please call our toll-free community line at The well seemed like a high priority because it was emitting fumes that could blow into Brethauer's home, said Dean Bastianini, the township manager in Richland, Pa. The wells also can create a safety hazard by increasing the risk of explosions or oozing oil into buildings. McKee, a year-old native of Warren, Pennsylvania, was incinerated in the blast when he went to investigate the hissing sound of gas escaping at high pressure from the Lanco 7H well in Greene County, where he worked. There was little oversight of the drilling industry from its birth in until the s. US Edition U. Join HuffPost Plus.
Well Fire SiteA coroner says he and a team of anthropology students have killed when a southwestern Pennsylvania natural gas well exploded last month. Less than a week after a natural gas well caught fire and exploded in southwestern Pennsylvania, energy giant Chevron has come under fire.
Human error by an inexperienced natural gas well worker likely led to a February explosion and fatal fire on a Marcellus Shale We look forward to continuing to work with the Pennsylvania DEP and OSHA in order to John Poister, a spokesman for DEP's southwestern district, said the DEP was awaiting.
Pennsylvania, where the first American oil was drilled inis home to betweenandso-called orphan wells that have been abandoned and that have no apparent owner.
United Kingdom. Read their full response below. Directory of sites. Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of our missing colleague and we appreciate the strong support we have received from nearby residents as we work to respond to this incident in a safe manner.
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State investigators ruled the explosion was caused by human error. HARRISBURG Pa.
(Reuters) - An explosion at a Chevron Corp gas well in southwestern Pennsylvania that killed a man in February was caused by an. Pennsylvania investigators have faulted site managers in a report on a Chevron natural gas well fire in Dunkard Township, Greene County that killed a.
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The blast killed year-old Ian McKee, a field service technician for have capped a southwestern Pennsylvania gas well that exploded and caught fire.
There was little oversight of the drilling industry from its birth in until the s. Figuring it was a leak from the service line that heats his garage, he grabbed a shovel and started digging in a patch of blackened soil about 20 feet from the back door of his rural home in Richland Township, Pa.
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We are sorry to have missed you. After Pa. Robertson, a spokesman for Chevron in San Ramon, California.