Accident Description

Accident: Wendland 1H Well Fatal Explosion

Location: Location: Burleson County , TX

Accident Occurred On: 01/29/2020 | Final Report Released On: 12/26/2023

Accident Type: Explosion and Fire

Investigation Status: The CSB's final report was released on December 26, 2023.

On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, a gas well explosion fatally injured three contractors. The gas well was operated by Chesapeake Energy.