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Caribbean Petroleum Refining Tank Explosion and Fire
Caribbean Petroleum Refining Tank Explosion and Fire

Location: Bayamón, PR
Accident Occurred On: 10/23/2009
Company: Caribbean Petroleum Refining
A massive fire and explosion sent huge flames and smoke plumes into the air at the Carribean Petroleum Corporation near San Juan, Puerto Rico. The resulting pressure wave damaged surrounding buil...
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CITGO Refinery Hydrofluoric Acid Release and Fire
CITGO Refinery Hydrofluoric Acid Release and Fire

Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Accident Occurred On: 07/19/2009
Company: CITGO
A fire in the alkylation unit at CITGO's Corpus Christi refinery led to a release of hydrofluoric acid (HF). The alkylation unit makes high-octane blending components for gasoline. One worker w...
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Silver Eagle Refinery Flash Fire and Explosion and Catastrophic Pipe Explosion
Silver Eagle Refinery Flash Fire and Explosion and Catastrophic Pipe Explosion

Location: Woods Cross, UT
Accident Occurred On: 01/12/2009
Company: Silver Eagle Refinery
On the evening of January 12, 2009, 2 refinery operators and 2 contractors suffered serious burns resulting from a flash fire at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. The accident occur...
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