Incident Videos

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202125OctAll DayPULAU MERLIMAU FIRE 1988Singapore Refinery Co. Pulau Merlimau (SG)Industry:RefiningCountry:SingaporeLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error

202126OctAll DayAghorn Energy Toxic Release 2019Aghorn Energy Odessa (US-TX) Origin: CSB Industry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN

202129OctAll DayHayes Lemmerz Dust Explosion 2003Hayes Lemmerz Huntington (US-IN) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion

202129OctAll DayBarton Solvents (Des Moines) Explosion 2007Barton Solvents Des Moines (US-IA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Operating Procedures,Operational IntegrityIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202130OctAll DayMarathon (Texas City) Toxic Release 1987Marathon Petroleum Texas City (US-TX) Origin: HSE Lessons:Control of WorkIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Impact

202104NovAll DayAppleby-Frodingham Steelworks Explosion 1975Appleby-Frodingham Scunthorpe (GB) Origin: HSE Industry:Metal ProcessingCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202104NovAll DayBourbon Blowout 1987Shell Bourbon Field (US-GM) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202105NovAll DayValero (Delaware) Refinery Asphyxiation 2005Valero Delaware City (US-DE) Origin: CSB Lessons:Competency,Control of WorkIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error

202105NovAll DayFloating Production Unit Flammable Release 2006Norwegian North Sea (NO) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:NorwayLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202106NovAll DayRIGONI EXPLOSION 2014Rigoni Chemicals, Cordoba (AR) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ArgentinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN

202107NovAll DayDSM Beek Explosion 1975DSM Beek (NL) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:RefiningCountry:NetherlandsLanguage:ENLoC:Undertemperature

202108NovAll DayCorus Blast Furnace Explosion 2001Corus UK Port Talbot (GB) Origin: HSE Industry:Metal ProcessingCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202109NovAll DayE. I. Dupont De Nemours Explosion 2010E.I. duPont de Nemours and Co. Buffalo (US-NY) Origin: CSB Lessons:Control of Work,Operational IntegrityIndustry:Plastics & PolymersCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error

202109NovAll DayLa Mede Refinery Explosion 1992Total La Mede (FR) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:FranceLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202112NovAll DayAllied Terminals Tank Collapse 2008Allied Terminals Chesapeake (US-VA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Compliance with Standards,Management of ChangeIndustry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deficiency

202114NovAll DayPampa Explosion 1987Celanese Chemicals Pampa (US-TX) Origin: Marsh Lessons:Competency,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:PetrochemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion,Operator error

202115NovAll DayDupont (La Porte) Toxic Release 2014DuPont La Porte (US-TX) Origin: CSB Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Emergency Preparedness,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202117NovAll DayIRELAND ALLOYS TOXIC RELEASE 2014Ireland Alloys, Blantyre (GB) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Waste TreatmentCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202117NovAll DayDPC Enterprises (Glendale) Toxic Release 2003DPC Enterprises Glendale (US-AZ) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202118NovAll DayFENG YAN ERMUGOU MINE EXPLOSION 2019Feng Yan Pingyao (CN)Industry:MiningCountry:ChinaLanguage:EN

202119NovAll DayPike River Mine Explosion 2010Pike River Coal Pike River (NZ) Origin: New Zealand Government Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Contractor Management,Emergency Preparedness,Operational ReadinessIndustry:MiningCountry:New ZealandLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202119NovAll DayPEMEX LPG Explosion 1984PEMEX LPG San Juanico (MX) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency Preparedness,Operational Integrity,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:LPGCountry:MexicoLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202122NovAll DayCAI / Arnel Explosion 2006CAI/Arnel Danvers (US-MA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Operating ProceduresIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202122NovAll DayPort Of Mohammedia Refinery Explosion 2002SAMIR Port of Mohammedia (MA) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:MoroccoLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event

202122NovAll DayExxonmobil (Baton Rouge) Fire 2016ExxonMobil Baton Rouge (US-LA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Competency,Operating ProceduresIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error

202127NovAll DayTPC Explosion 2019TPC Group Port Neches (US-TX) Origin: CSB Industry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN

202128NovAll DayNoroxo Legionella Incident 2003Noroxo Harnes (FR) Origin: ARIA Lessons:Operational IntegrityIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:FranceLanguage:ENLoC:Genuine release

202129NovAll DayDelaware City Refining Toxic Release & Fire 2015Delaware City Refining Co Delaware City (US-DE) Origin: CSB Lessons:Control of Work,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational IntegrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202101DecAll DaySannazzaro De Burgondi Refinery Fire 2016Eni Sannazzaro De Burgondi (IT) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:ItalyLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure

202103DecAll DayBhopal Toxic Release 1984Union Carbide Bhopal Madhya Pradesh (IN) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Management of Change,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:Genuine release

202103DecAll DayMarcus Oil & Chemical Explosion 2004Marcus Oil and Chemical Houston (US-TX) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Operating ProceduresIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deficiency

202106DecAll DayMont-Blanc Explosion 1917SS Mont-Blanc Halifax (CA-NS) Origin: Wikipedia Industry:ShippingCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Transport

202107DecAll DayNDK Crystal Explosion 2009NDK Crystal Belvidere (US-IL) Origin: CSB Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Incident InvestigationIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deficiency

202107DecAll DayInternational Biosynthetics Toxic Release 1991International Biosynthetics Widnes (GB) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Genuine release

202109DecAll DayAL Solutions Dust Explosion 2010A.L. Solutions New Cumberland (US-WV) Origin: CSB Lessons:Incident Investigation,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Metal ProcessingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202110DecAll DayMünchsmünster Explosion 2005ROG Münchsmünster (DE) Origin: Marsh Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:GermanyLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202111DecAll DayBuncefield Explosion 2005Hertfordshire Oil Storage Ltd (GB) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:StorageCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Component malfunction

202111DecAll DayEnvironmental Enterprises Toxic Release 2002Environmental Enterprises Cincinnati (US-OH) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Operating Procedures,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Waste TreatmentCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Material incompatibility

202113DecAll DayPort Neal Explosion 1994Terra International Port Neal (US-IA) Origin: Marsh Lessons:Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion

202113DecAll DayAmuay Refinery Fire 1984PDVSA Falcón (VE) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:VenezuelaLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202114DecAll DayNational Freight Consortium Fire 1984National Freight Consortium Sheffield (GB) Origin: HSE Industry:WarehouseCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure

202119DecAll DayTacoa Terminal Explosion 1982Electricidad de Caracas Tacoa (VE) Origin: Marsh Industry:StorageCountry:VenezuelaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion

202119DecAll DayT2 Laboratories Reactive Chemical Explosion 2007T2 Laboratories Inc. Jacksonville (US-FL) Origin: CSB Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202122DecAll DayLavera Fire 2012Ineos Lavera (FR) Origin: Marsh Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:FranceLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202124DecAll DayExxonmobil (Baton Rouge) Explosion 1989ExxonMobil Baton Rouge (US-LA) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Undertemperature

202124DecAll DayMedor FSU Damage 1988Fulmar Field UK North Sea (GB) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event

202125DecAll DayBintulu Explosion 1997Shell Bintulu (MY) Origin: Marsh Industry:Gas ProcessingCountry:MalaysiaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion

202202JanAll DayCatalyst Systems Reactive Explosion 2003Catalyst Systems Gnadenhutten (US-OH) Origin: CSB Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202203JanAll DaySIR Refinery Fire 2017Gestoci, Abidjan, Ivory Coast (CI) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:Ivory CoastLanguage:EN

202204JanAll DaySuncor Fort McMurray Refinery Fire 2005Suncor Fort McMurray (CA-AB) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202204JanAll DayBraehead Container Depot Fire 1977Renfrew (GB) Origin: HSE Industry:WarehouseCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure

202204JanAll DayFeyzin LPG Explosion 1966Total Feyzin (FR) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency Preparedness,Operating ProceduresIndustry:LPGCountry:FranceLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202206JanAll DayAlbian Sands Explosion 2003Shell Canada Albian Sands (CA-AB) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202206JanAll DayHorizon Oil Sands Explosion 2011Horizon Oil Sands Fort McKay (CA-AB) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202206JanAll DayMFG CHEMICAL (DALTON) TOXIC RELEASE 2015MFG Chemical, Inc. Dalton (US-GA) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202207JanAll DaySierra Chemical Explosion 1998Sierra Chemical Co. Mustang (US-NV) Origin: CSB Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ExplosivesCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion

202207JanAll DayTexas Tech University Explosion 2010Texas Tech University Lubbock (US-TX) Origin: CSB Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:LaboratoryCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202208JanAll DayBantry Bay Terminal Explosion 1979Betelgeuse Whiddy Island (IE) Origin: Marsh Industry:ShippingCountry:IrelandLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure

202208JanAll DayGREEN VALLEY CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Green Valley Chemical, Creston (US-IA) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN

202209JanAll DayPascagoula Refinery Hurricane/Flood 1998Chevron Pascagoula (US-MS) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event

202209JanAll DayFreedom Industries Toxic Release 2014Freedom Industries Charleston (US-WV) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Compliance with Standards,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202209JanAll DayBayernoil Refinery Explosion 2018Vohburg, Germany (DE) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:GermanyLanguage:EN

202210JanAll DayPutney Explosion 1985South East Gas Board Putney (GB) Origin: HSE Industry:MiscellaneousCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Structural settlement

202211JanAll DayBethune Point Explosion 2006City of Daytona Beach Bethune Point (US-FL) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Process Knowledge,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Water TreatmentCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error

202211JanAll DayRuwais Refinery Fire 2017ADNOC Ruwais (AE) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:Abu DhabiLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error

202212JanAll DayStanlow Refinery Fire 2013Shell Stanlow (GB) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Overtemperature

202212JanAll DaySilver Eagle Refinery Explosion 2009Silver Eagle Refinery Woods Cross (US-UT) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202213JanAll DayBLSR Operating Fire 2003BLSR Rosharon (US-TX) Origin: CSB Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Operating Procedures,Process KnowledgeIndustry:Waste TreatmentCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202216JanAll DayGeorgia-Pacific Toxic Release 2002Georgia-Pacific Pennington (US-AL) Origin: CSB Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Pulp & PaperCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Material incompatibility

202217JanAll DayBP (Llandarcy) Refinery Explosion 1981BP Oil Llandarcy (GB) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202218JanAll DayPETROBRAS (RLAM) EXPLOSION 2015Petrobras, Landulpho Alves Refinery, Salvador (BR) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:RefiningCountry:BrazilLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202219JanAll DaySkikda Explosion 2004Sonatrach Skikda (DZ) Origin: Marsh Industry:LNGCountry:AlgeriaLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration

202220JanAll DaySURVIVAL INDUSTRIES EXPLOSION 2015Survival Technologies, Ankleshwar (IN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Control of Work,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error

202220JanAll DayTreasure Saga Production Loss 1989Ekofisk Field Norwegian North Sea (NO) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:NorwayLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202221JanAll DayTosco Avon (Hydrocracker) Explosion 1997Tosco Avon Martinez (US-CA) Origin: EPA Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure

202221JanAll DayRiver Road Barking Explosion 1980Womersley Boome Chemicals (GB) Origin: HSE Industry:WarehouseCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure

202222JanAll DayPryor Trust Blowout & Fire 2018Pryor Trust Pittsburg County (US-OK) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational ReadinessIndustry:Onshore Oil & GasCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure