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Apr 10, 2014 09:26 AM

CSB Releases Analysis Showing Cause of Rupture and Hydrogen Blast in 2009 Silver Eagle Refinery Accident in Woods Cross, Utah; Pipe Walls Thinned due to Corrosion that went Uninspected for Years

CSB Releases Analysis Showing Cause of Rupture and Hydrogen Blast in 2009 Silver Eagle Refinery Accident in Woods Cross, Utah; Pipe Walls Thinned due to Corrosion that went Uninspected for Years

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Nov 17, 2009 04:00 PM

Statements of CSB Chairman John Bresland and CSB Investigations Supervisor Don Holmstrom Updating the Public on the Investigation of the Nov. 4 Explosion at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross, Utah - November 17, 2009

Statements of CSB Chairman John Bresland and CSB Investigations Supervisor Don Holmstrom Updating the Public on the Investigation of the Nov. 4 Explosion at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross, Utah​

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Nov 13, 2009 12:00 AM

Statement of U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairman John Bresland - Friday November 13, 2009

The CSB investigative team has been continuing its investigation of the hydrogen gas explosion at the Silver Eagle refinery in Woods Cross on November 4. Our preliminary findings indicate that the explosion occurred when a 10-inch pipe failed catastrophically. Although the failure mechanism has yet to be determined, the pipe showed evidence of significant thinning which had not been detected by the refinery’s mechanical integrity program.

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Jan 13, 2009 12:00 AM

CSB Investigative Team En Route to Utah Refinery Explosion

Washington DC, January 13, 2009 - A four-member team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene of an explosion and fire at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. ​

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