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Six Workers Hospitalized After Magellan Oil Tank Fire in Corpus Christi

Six Workers Hospitalized After Magellan Oil Tank Fire in Corpus Christi

A fire at a Magellan oil storage tank in Corpus Christi injured seven workers on the morning of Saturday, December 5. First responders arrived on the scene at about 10 AM.
Contractors from Shelton Services were cleaning Magellan's light crude tank when the fire ignited. Near 11 AM, residents...

U.S. Oil Tank Gaugers Dying from Preventable Hydrocarbon Gas Exposure

U.S. Oil Tank Gaugers Dying from Preventable Hydrocarbon Gas Exposure

Oil and gas companies are well aware of the hazards facing oil field storage tank workers doing fluid transfers, sampling, and manual tank gauging. A dangerous mix of chemicals and pressure in oil tanks amplifies the risk of toxic gas inhalation, oxygen deprivation, and death for workers in the...


5 Leading Types of Nursing Home Abuse

5 Leading Types of Nursing Home Abuse

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you have every right to be concerned about their health and safety. Nursing home abuse and neglect are real problems that impact far too many of our vulnerable seniors. What’s worse is that many nursing home residents are intimidated and silenced, so...



Lessons Learned From The Chinese Fracking Crisis

Lessons Learned From The Chinese Fracking Crisis

China’s rapid economic growth is being fuelled by unsustainable and deadly practices, such as fracking. This is polluting the soil and the water reservoirs.
Extracting natural gas through fracking requires drilling several thousand meters deep, and pumping in chemically-laced water....

What England Can Teach Us about Fracking Quakes

What England Can Teach Us about Fracking Quakes

There is an ongoing debate about whether the economic potential of fracking outweighs its dangers. England can teach the US a great deal about this, as it is one of the countries that both leads the industry of shale gas exploitation and upholds strict rules to enforce safety standards.
Since...


How to Collect Unpaid Oil & Gas Royalties or Sue for Land Damage

How to Collect Unpaid Oil & Gas Royalties or Sue for Land Damage

Landowners located in top-producing U.S. shale plays like the Bakken, Barnett, Eagle Ford, and Haynesville-Bossier are sitting on some seriously valuable property. Deposits in these regions are considered among the world’s richest, with some Eagle Ford landowners collecting over $12,000 per...