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Refinery Fires

Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Dec. 24, 1989

Christmas 1989 fire hits Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery.

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Iranians Bring Refinery Unit Fire Under Control

State controlled media disagree as to the extent of injuries

Workplace Safety Probe Launched After California Refinery Fire

California occupational safety investigators have begun an investigation into Marathon's refinery following a Feb. 25 fire.

Chemical Board Declines to Probe California Refinery Fire

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is currently pursuing 13 active industrial accident investigations.

Flames at California Refinery Slowly Burning Out

An explosion reportedly preceded the fire at Marathon Petroleum's southern California refinery.

Berkshire Hathaway Also Holds Lubrizol Insurance Policy

Losses from the fire at the Berkshire-owned Lubrizol plant will be covered by one of the company's insurance firms.

Houston Refinery's Cracker Remains Out of Action After Fire

The LyondellBasell refinery specializes in processing heavy-sulfur crude.

Blaze Spread Through Louisiana Refinery Via Pipe Rack

The amount of sulfur dioxide and butadiene released were above environmental limits.

No Injuries Reported After Refinery Fire in Louisiana

In-house fire brigade handled the blaze with no outside help.

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Delaware Refinery Settles with Air Regulators Over Fire

The latest violations involve more than 6 tons of air pollutants released.