Category: Gas Drilling Accidents

  • Bainbridge, Ohio: feckless regulators can do nothing about reckless drillers BAINBRIDGE, Ohio – More than 100 people crammed into an overflowing meeting room at the Federated Church Tuesday to hear what the state was going to do about problems created by oil and gas well drillers. Sean Logan, the Ohio Department of Natural Resource’s director, had few answers to calm fears. He failed to […]

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  • More on the 3/19 Lebanon well fire

    Another example of gas company drilling PR damage control.  Read between the lines: Gas well explodes in nearby Lebanon Tyler Murphy, Sun Staff WriterPublished: March 20th, 2009 LEBANON – A gas well in the Town of Lebanon exploded early Thursday morning, less than five and a half miles from Chenango’s border with Madison County. The explosion […]

  • Town official concerned over gas rig fires: “there should be a moratorium” Lebanon, Madison County (WSYR-TV) – For the second time in just three months, a huge gas rig has caught fire in southern Madison County. It happened in the town of Lebanon, near the Chenango County border.  Two workers suffered burns from the fire that lasted for hours Thursday. Cleanup efforts have carried over into […]

  • Lebanon, NY gas well explodes, injuring two workers by Aaron Gifford Thursday March 19, 2009, 3:39 PM LEBANON, NY – Two people were injured Wednesday after a natural gas well explosion on Soule Road in the town of Lebanon, the second such incident in the area this year, authorities said. The well, owned by Nornew Inc., was reported ablaze at around 5 […]

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