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Deadly Pipeline Explosion | Pipeline Fatality and Injuries

Posted On August 1, 2019 I Firm News,Gas Explosion

Imagine the horror of waking up to a sudden, deafening sound somewhat like a bomb or tornado in your neighborhood. On Thursday, July 31, 2019, just before 2 a.m., a massive gas pipeline explosion devastated Lincoln County, Kentucky, killing at least one person and injuring five. Over 60 people were evacuated from their homes during…

The Future is Ours: Shale Crescent USA

Do you realize that the Mid-OhioValley, including West Virginia, is sitting on one of the largest oil and gas plays in the world? The opportunities on the horizon for the children of WV are truly exciting. Our area has some of the best resources, best waterways, good highways, great people, tremendous international export opportunities, and…

Brooke County WV Pipeline Explosion

Fourth Major Pipeline Incident or Explosion this Month A gas pipeline in Brooke County exploded on Monday, January 26, 2015, rocketing up a fireball hundreds of feet in the air, melting the siding off a house, and damaging an electric line. The gas emitted from the pipeline burned for hours. Luckily, no one was hurt…

Fracking News: FERC Permit to Construct Cove Point Export Facility Approved

Posted On October 8, 2014 I Firm News,Fracking News in WV,Gas Explosion

Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas Export FacilityProject Approved Dominion Energy approved the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) orderfor theCove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project. This order includes 79 safety and environmental regulations, and on September 30,2014 Dominion Energy accepted all the commission’s safety provisions. Dominion Energy’s plan is to convert a former import…

Official Report Concerning I-77 Pipeline Explosion

Posted On March 11, 2014 I Firm News,Gas Explosion

I-77 Gas Pipeline Blast Blamed on Corrosion and Lack of Inspections According to a report released on March 10, 2014 bythe National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the major gas line explosion on I-77 near Charleston, WVprobably could have been prevented if the pipeline had been inspected or tested, and the fire’s severity and duration could…

Another Tragic Gas Well Explosion | West Virginia Gas and Oil Drilling Explosion Lawyer

Posted On February 11, 2014 I Firm News,Gas Explosion

When a spark hits natural gas, the effect is instantaneous. The explosion is deafening, and the result to nearby workers iscatastrophic. A gas fire can be extremely difficult to put out as gas from the well continues to feed the fire, and in the meantime, any nearbyworkers are at risk of serious injuriessuch as hearing…

Landlord’s Responsibility: Could the Minneapolis Apartment Explosion Have Been Prevented?

Natural gas can be a relatively inexpensive and efficient heating fuel, but the dangers of explosion, fire, and carbon monoxide poisoning which can result in permanent injury or death aresafety hazardswhich must be, and can be, prevented by homeowners and landlords. Gas Explosion Suspected as Cause of Minneapolis Apartment Fire Recently in Minneapolis, MN fourteen…

West Virginia Natural Gas Fatal House Explosion — Could this Happen to You?

Posted On January 7, 2014 I Firm News,Gas Explosion,Injuries,Wrongful Death

In October of 2013, a tragic situation occurred in Follansbee, WV, a small town south of Weirton in Brooke County. An explosion likely caused by a natural gas leak that obliterated a rural West Virginia house and killed a 13-year-old girl was so powerful it shook the entire neighborhood, blew out the windows of a nearby…