Three workers were killed on Oct. 8 in a pipeline explosion in Louisiana’s Terrebonne Parish. Two of the victims were employed by Danos, an oil and gas service company. The incident occurred at the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Co. facility in Gibson, La. Transcontinental is a subsidiary of the major natural gas supplier Williams Partners.
One of the victims was a contract employee for Furmanite, an oilfield maintenance company. Eight of Danos’ employees were working at the plant when the explosion occurred. Two of them were treated for minor injuries. The explosion erupted during the morning hours and the cause is under investigation.
Source: Insurance Journal