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US Chemical Safety Board, April 22, 2014

Today the CSB released preliminary findings into the April 17, 2013, West Fertilizer explosion and fire in West, Texas, which resulted in at least 14 fatalities, 226 injuries, and widespread community damage.

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Pipeline & Gas Journal, April 21, 2014

The recurrence of significant incidents has many countries spending more and more time investigating the pipeline industry’s safety practices.

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US Chemical Safety Board, April 18, 2014

As we approach the fourth anniversary of the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon tragedy and environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, I would like to announce that the comprehensive Chemical Safety Board investigation of the Macondo well blowout is in the final stages of completion and the first two volumes are planned to be released at a public meeting in Houston on June 5.

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API, April 17, 2014

The API Inspection Summit is coming back to Galveston Island, Texas, January 26-29, 2015. Save The Date for the most comprehensive inspection conference focused on the upstream, midstream, and downstream petroleum Industry business sectors.

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AFPM, April 17, 2014

Tomorrow, Friday, April 18, is the final day to save $100 on the conference registration fee. If you haven’t done so already, take advantage of this offer today and register now.

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World Trade Group, April 16, 2014

The 2014 American Chemical Manufacturing Summit is being held in Pittsburgh, PA from May 13-14, don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of one of the leading chemical manufacturing summits in North America. Hear from our panel of industry expert speakers as they share their perspectives, innovations and case studies within the chemical manufacturing arena.

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GE, April 15, 2014

GE’s Measurement and Control business today introduced a first-of-its kind, handheld electromagnetic inspection technology – GE Mentor EM – that integrates testing intelligence and deep industry experience into an easily adaptable platform.

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US Chemical Safety Board, April 13, 2014

At the public meeting, the board will hear preliminary findings from the CSB's investigation team into the April 17, 2013, fire and massive explosion which occurred at the West Fertilizer Company/Adair Grain facility in West, Texas, that killed 14 people and injured more than 250 neighboring residents and emergency responders.

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Reuters, April 10, 2014

Washington restricts exports of crude and has only slowly opened up liquefied natural gas shipments for energy security reasons, but there are no such limits on LPG sales. Just last month, U.S. refining company Phillips 66 struck a deal with Sinopec Corp. to supply them with U.S. LPG, likely starting in 2016.

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US Chemical Safety Board, April 10, 2014

A massive explosion and fire at the Silver Eagle Refinery on November 4, 2009, in Woods Cross, Utah, which damaged homes in a nearby neighborhood, was caused by a rupture in a pipe that had become dangerously thin from corrosion, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) reported today.

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Forbes, April 10, 2014

BP Plc. recently announced that it would be shutting down refining operations at its Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane, Australia, by mid-next year.

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NDT.org, April 7, 2014

Professional Service Industries, Inc., a leading independent engineering and testing firm with approximately $260 million in annual revenues, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Midwest Engineering Services, Inc.

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April 2, 2014

The 2014 American Chemical Manufacturing Summit is essential for anyone dealing with HSE, supply chain, operational excellence and production optimization - providing the opportunity to hear from a line-up of industry experts and thought leaders showcasing most recent innovations and progress in the chemical manufacturing arena.

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Associated Press, April 1, 2014

A large explosion and fire Monday at a natural gas processing plant near the Washington-Oregon border injured four workers and led to the evacuation of about 200 people from nearby homes as flames and a mushroom-shaped cloud of black smoke reached high into the air.

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US Chemical Safety Board, April 1, 2014

Today the CSB announced that it will be holding a May 1, 2014, public meeting in Anacortes, WA, to release and vote on its final report into the April 2, 2010, fatal explosion and fire at the Tesoro Refinery in Anacortes, WA.

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