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Common Causes of Pressure Vessel Explosions

Posted on November 5, 2021 in
Pressure vessels are containers designed to hold liquids or gases at a pressure substantially different from the pressure outside of the container (the ambient pressure). The difference between the pressure from the inside of a pressure vessel and the outside of a pressure vessel can be dangerous. The bursting of a pressure vessel can...
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What is the Flame at an Oil Refinery?

Posted on November 1, 2021 in
Perhaps one of the most prominent features at any type of oil refinery or chemical plant is a tall stack with a flame burning at the top. Individuals often refer to this as “the flame” or “the flare.” The flame is an essential part of oil refinery safety, but there are always questions about...
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What To Do If You Are Injured In an Oil Rig Blowout

Posted on October 29, 2021 in
When an offshore oil rig is in the process of drilling, catastrophic injuries can occur if the pressure on the oil rig machinery is not adequately monitored. Pressure changes could ultimately lead to the rapid release of combustible hydrocarbons, and this flow could ignite and cause a massive blowout. Blowouts are amongst the most...
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What are the Common Causes of Oil Rig Fires?

Posted on October 25, 2021 in
Fires on oil rigs are perhaps the biggest risk that workers onboard face. Not only are fire themselves capable of causing severe injuries, but they can also lead to deadly explosions that cause catastrophic injuries and property damage. Here, we want to discuss the most common causes of oil rig fires. Any worker injured...
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Safety Violations and Refinery Explosions, What This Means For Your Case

Posted on October 20, 2021 in
Those who work at oil refineries in Texas and throughout the United States have incredibly dangerous jobs. These jobs are vital for the safety and security of this country, but it is crucial for safety to remain the number one priority at all times. Unfortunately, safety violations at refineries can lead to deadly fires...
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