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Partridge Raleigh Oilfield Explosion and Fire



Uploaded by: Terry Wilkinson on 05/01/2012

Author: US Chemical Safety Board (CSB)

Publication Date: 6/5/2006

Publication Source: www.csb.gov

Summary: Three contractors died and one contractor suffered serious injuries in an explosion and fire at the Partridge-Raleigh Oilfield. The contractors, all employees of Stringer Oilfield Services, were standing on top of a series of four oil production tanks. They were preparing to weld piping to the tanks when a welding tool likely ignited flammable vapors from the tanks. This article includes an investigation report, recommendations and a video.


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Partridge Raleigh Oilfield Explosion and Fire


 
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Accident Description:  Three contractors died and one contractor suffered serious injuries in an explosion and fire at the Partridge-Raleigh Oilfield. The contractors, all employees of Stringer Oilfield Services, were standing on top of a series of four oil production tanks. They were preparing to weld piping to the tanks when a welding tool likely ignited flammable vapors from the tanks. 
 
Learn more from the investigation report, recommendations and a video from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board.
 
 
 
 
Chemical Safety Board Investigation ReportPartridge Raleigh Oilfield Explosion and Fire
 
Chemical Safety Board Investigation PagePartridge Raleigh Oilfield Explosion and Fire

Chemical Safety Board RecommendationsPartridge Raleigh Oilfield Explosion and Fire
 
U.S. Chemical Safety Board web sitewww.csb.gov
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chemical Safety Board video:  Death in the Oilfield
 
Click below to view the video.
 


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