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1 Missing After Oil Rig Explosion on Clovelly Oil’s Lake Pontchartrain Platform Seriously Injures Seven Workers

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A worker aboard one of Clovelly Oil Company’s oil rigs is missing, following a Sunday evening explosion on an oilRead More

Long Hours and Boredom Drive Drug Use Among West Texas Oil Field Workers

The return of boom times to the Permian Basin may be fueling an upsurge in illicit drug use among West TexasRead More

New OSHA Regulations Protect Workers Injured on the Job

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OSHA recently announced that it will wait until December 1, 2016 to start enforcing its new anti-retaliation rules, which wereRead More

Zehl & Associates’ Maritime Lawyers Represent Oil Spill Whistleblower

On April 1, 2014, our client, Mr. Evan Howington, witnessed an event that would change his life forever–an intentional offshore oilRead More

Substantial Increase in Refinery and Pipeline Explosions Due to Outdated Equipment and Lax Safety Regulations

Home to some of the largest refineries and petrochemical plants in the United States, it’s rare to find someone inRead More

Nabors Employee Killed in Whistler Energy Platform Accident

A Nabors Industries employee was killed in a Whistler Energy platform accident, according to an announcement from the federal Bureau ofRead More

Pasadena Plant Explosion Seriously Injures Workers, Prompting Safety Investigation

A Pasadena plant explosion earlier this morning injured at least 1, according to Chron.com. The plant, owned by Pasadena RefineryRead More

Plant Explosion at Orla Texas Anadarko Gas Refinery Injures at Least 2

Just before 9 a.m. on Thursday morning, there was a massive refinery explosion at the Ramsey natural gas processing plant located just outside ofRead More

Houma Times Article Highlights Delayed Response Following Williams Gibson Explosion

A “take-over” by Louisiana State Police hazardous materials technicians of the blast site at the Williams natural gas plant in GibsonRead More

Williams Gibson Plant Explosion Kills 3, Seriously Injures 2 More

On October 8, 2015, the Williams Partners natural gas plant located in Gibson, Louisiana, violently exploded killing 3 contractors andRead More

New Study Aims to Reduce Injuries in the Onshore Oil and Gas Industry

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is preparing to launch an unprecedented study designed to improve safetyRead More

The Dangers of Being Social on Facebook

  It seems as if the entire world is on Facebook.  At last count, the social media platform boasted anRead More

Oil & Gas Bankruptcies Could Affect Your Jones Act Claim

Financial analysts specializing in the oil and gas industry expect several offshore drillers to file bankruptcy in the coming months. Read More

Fracking in Texas and Personal Injuries

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Local communities around the country continue to be concerned about the potential effects that fracking can have on their livesRead More

$1 Billion Settlement in Texas from Offshore Accident

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Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that there would be an $18.7 billion settlement with BP over the GulfRead More

Fracking Accidents

It is expected that a Houston-based oilfield service company will resume fracking this upcoming summer. Although the company closed serviceRead More

10 Years After BP Texas City Refinery Explosion: Safety Improvements Still Needed

BP Texas City Explosion

In March 2005, several explosions occurred at the BP Texas City refinery during the restarting of a hydrocarbon isomerization unit.Read More

How Declining Oil Prices Can Impact Oil Rig Accidents

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When oil prices dropped below $50 per barrel earlier this year, market analysts predicted the shutdown of significant numbers ofRead More

Oil and Gas Extraction Accidents

The oil and gas extraction and support industries employ approximately 450,000 workers each year. These workers are engaged in aRead More

Court Rules Chemical Safety Board Can Investigate Offshore Accidents

In April 2010, an explosion occurred in the Gulf of Mexico on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig while working onRead More


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