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Eight people were taken to a hospital for treatment after a toxic gas leak at Altivia Chemicals' plant in La Porte, Texas.
Digital Feature: Enhancing ethylene cracker radiant tube integrity through innovative robotic inspection
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Radiant tube failure ranks as a primary cause of unplanned shutdowns in ethylene cracking furnaces. This article examines tube failures via carburization, along with a proprietary technology that provides comprehensive multi-aspect inspection data to mitigate ethylene radiant tube failures.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will collect a $89,860 penalty from POET Biorefining – Menlo LLC, a bioethanol producer in Menlo, Iowa, to resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act.
A fire was reported at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Martinez refinery in California in which one person was injured and 20 facility workers evacuated.
U.S. oil pipeline and export terminal operators are stepping up quality checks after finding an out-of-specification cargo that raised worries of excess metals contaminating Texas shale oil.
A fire at a rural chemical distribution plant northeast of Houston was extinguished, a county emergency services department said.
A chemical plant exploded in a huge fireball in Shepherd, Texas. Authorities issued a 'shelter-in-place' order to residents within a one-mile radius of the Sound Resource Solutions complex.
Editorial Comment: Celebrating the technologies and people in the global hydrocarbon processing industry
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On October 11, Gulf Energy Information celebrated the inaugural Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards.
A Russian drone attack set ablaze the Kremenchuk oil refinery in central Ukraine and knocked out power supply in three villages, while falling debris from downed drones damaged railway power lines in a nearby region.
Venezuela's largest refining complex, the 955,000-bpd Paraguana Refining Center, was operating at about 10% of capacity after two CDUs were shutdown due to a fire and lack of feedstock.
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