Category Archives : Oilfield

  • June 29, 2021

    2 Killed in Natural Gas Line Explosion in Texas

    Farmersville, TX 2 Killed in Natural Gas Line Explosion in Texas Two people in Farmersville, Texas, were killed and three injured in a natural gas pipeline explosion in Texas, officials said. The fatal explosion occurred around 4 p.m. Monday at an Atmos Energy facility in Collin Country near Farmersville, a city located about 35 miles northeast of Dallas. Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner said the deadly blast appeared to be an accident, bu...

  • October 29, 2019

    Oil Field Accidents

    Workplace Injury - Oil Field Accidents There are reports that oil and gas extraction account for 75% oil field accidents. The fatality rate for the mining industry, including oil extraction, is approximately 11.4 per 100,000 workers, which is 300% of the national average. Texas Oil Field Accidents In August 2018, seven people were injured after a series of explosions occurred in Midland County, Texas. The incident shut down five oil lines. Both ...