explosion http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Natural Gas Fire Still Burning http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/natural-gas-fire-still-burning <p>A small fire continues to burn at a western Wyoming natural gas processing plant idled by an explosion since last week.</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:36:17 +0000 Associated Press 57527 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Natural Gas Fire Still Burning Opal Remains Evacuated After Explosion At Gas Plant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/opal-remains-evacuated-after-explosion-gas-plant <p>UPDATE 04/24 12:45pm: The evacuation order has been lifted, residents are being allowed to return to their homes.&nbsp;</p><p>Original story:</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:44:14 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 57317 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Opal Remains Evacuated After Explosion At Gas Plant Opal Evacuated After Explosion At Nearby Gas Plant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/opal-evacuated-after-explosion-nearby-gas-plant <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">A town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion at a nearby natural gas processing plant. The explosion at the Williams plant near Opal happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Lincoln County Emergency Management spokesman Stephen Malik said that as of 4 p.m. there was still an ongoing fire, but that gas has been shut off to the facility. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:49:45 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 57288 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Opal Evacuated After Explosion At Nearby Gas Plant Explosion at Sinclair refinery causes second fire in two months http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/explosion-sinclair-refinery-causes-second-fire-two-months <p></p><p>An explosion at the Sinclair Refinery near Rawlins on Friday night resulted in a fire.</p><p></p><p>The explosion occurred around 10 p.m. on Friday. No one was injured, and by 3 a.m. the fire was under control. The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is investigating the incident. The cause is still unknown.</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 01:00:40 +0000 Willow Belden 47710 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Explosion at Sinclair refinery causes second fire in two months Natural gas plant explosion injures four http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/natural-gas-plant-explosion-injures-four <p>Four people have been hurt in a flash fire at a ConocoPhillips natural gas processing plant in Fremont County.</p><p>ConocoPhillips spokesman Jim Lowry says the flash fire occurred at the Lost Cabin plant about 8:30 a.m. today/Wednesday while contract workers were doing maintenance on part of the plant.</p><p>Lowry says the brief fire went out on its own.</p><p>Fremont County Sheriff's Capt. Dave Good says two of the people who were hurt received what he described as "pretty severe" injuries. They were transported to hospitals in the region, including a burn center in Greeley, Colo.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:06:57 +0000 The Associated Press 28977 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Natural gas plant explosion injures four Mine blast picked up on seismographs http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mine-blast-picked-seismographs <p>An explosion at a coal mine northeast Wyoming was big enough to register on seismographs on the scale of<br />a small earthquake.</p><p>Some people in Gillette reported feeling the ground shake from 16 miles away.</p><p>The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the blast at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday. The blast happened in the area of Cloud Peak Energy&#39;s Cordero Rojo Mine southeast of Gillette and registered as large as a magnitude 4.5 earthquake.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 11:31:05 +0000 The Associated Press 23439 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mine blast picked up on seismographs