Tag: accidents

  • Frack fluid spill, Buckeye Creek, Doddridge County, West Virginia

    Copied with permission from ——————————————————————————– Buckeye Creek In late August the pit holding fracture flowback “water” for natural gas well 47-017-05815 was breached near Sherwood in Doddridge County (the north central part of the state). The pit was constructed within feet of Buckeye Creek (the state has no requirement for a minimum distance between ground […]

  • 5 natural gas drilling workers hospitalized after exposure to acid in well site accident Five Natural Gas Workers Hospitalized After Exposure to Acid NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV –  According to WTRF-TV, as of May 20,  five men were under observation in Wetzel County Hospital after being exposed to what Chesapeake Energy called “battery acid.” The station reported “Chesapeake Energy says there was no fire at the well site, just ‘an […]

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