Shell Stanlow Explosion 1990

On 20 March 1990 the halogen exchange reactor on the Fluoroaromatics plant was ruptured by the pressure generated by a runaway reaction. The plant was partially destroyed and missiles were projected over 500m. Six employees were injured and one subsequently died from post-operative complications. A batch had been charged into the vessel and was beingContinue reading “Shell Stanlow Explosion 1990”