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Delaware City Refining Company
Location: Delaware City, DE
Incident Occurred On: 11/29/2015
Incident Type: Oil and Refining - Fire and Explosion

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Incident Description
On Sunday, November 29, 2015, an operator at the Delaware City Refining Company’s (DCRC) Kellogg Alkylation Unit suffered second degree burns to his face and neck areas while performing de-inventorying activities on a vessel in preparation for the removal of a pipe spool from a connected process. This incident follows two other incidents at the same facility which occurred on August 21, and August 28, 2015.
Investigation Status
The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing.



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