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Fire And Explosion From Leaking Natural Gas Kills Worker

Chesapeake Operating, Inc, Usa-Mm-North Compressor Station. E.Range/Texas Rd.

Haughton, LA Incident:

On January 6, 2010, an employee was working on a high-pressure separator, which was part of a natural gas production facility. A 3-in. line that was attached to the separator broke, allowing the natural gas to flow out of the tank at 1,000 psi. The resulting fire and explosion killed the worker.

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OSHA-Baton Rouge

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