October 19, 2016 archive

Anhydrous Ammonia Gas Leak Kills Nebraska Driver—-Tulsa’s Magellan Midstream Investigates Leak

  A man was killed this week in Nebraska when he drove through an anhydrous ammonia gas leak. The pipeline is owned by Tulsa-based Magellan Midstream Partners and the company is investigating. The Monday night incident happened on an 8-inch pipeline in a rural area north of the town of Tekamah which is about 40 miles …

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New Negligence Lawsuit Involving 2014 Radioactive Spill Filed Against Tulsa University, Others

A 2014 chemical spill involving a radioactive isotope at the University of Tulsa’s north campus has resulted in the filing of a new lawsuit by more than two dozen plaintiffs, according to a report by the Tulsa World. The suit alleges the University of Tulsa, Chevron and British oil and gas subsidiary, Tracerco, were “grossly …

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Crude Oil Futures Rise Above $50 a Barrel on Tuesday

Oil futures settled above $50 a barrel on Tuesday as investors awaited weekly data on crude oil supplies, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. November West Texas Intermediate crude tacked on 35 cents, or 0.7%, to settle at $50.29 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, rebounding from $49.76 a barrel earlier in the day. The November …

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