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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

1201 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands,

Telephone : 832-636-1000
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Article archive for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation;

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Large oil spill affects Montana Native American reservation 17 May 2018

Trucks have removed more than 1,400 tons of contaminated soil following a large oil spill on the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana, The Billings Gazette reported. An estimated 600 barrels of oil and 90,000 barrels of brine (production water) leaked from an Anadarko Minerals wellhead that was shut in and last inspected in December....

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OSHA fines Anadarko and three other companies for fatal Colorado tank blast 29 January 2018

Anadarko Petroleum Corp., Energes Services LLC, Dominguez Welding LLC and Unlimited Services LLC face $70,711 in proposed penalties after the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) judged that they had exposed employees to health and safety hazards in the fatal explosion of a storage tank in May 2017 in Mead, Colorado. ...

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US federal agency orders recall of 45 million gallons of propane due to lack of odorant 02 January 2018

More than 45 million gallons of propane in five US states is being recalled because it has been insufficiently odorised which could mean leaks go undetected. The propane was manufactured by Western Gas and distributed in Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. It may have been delivered to customers’ small storage tanks or purchased from retailers in portable cylinders from April 2015 to October 2017....

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Initial report into fatal Colorado oil tank explosion says blast linked to emissions-control work 14 August 2017

The May 25 explosion in Mead, Colorado, that killed one worker and left three others seriously injured was caused by a build up of combustible products in a trench being dug between oil storage tanks at the Anadarko Petroleum site, Mountain View Fire Rescue Fire District said in a report....

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Anadarko to reopen most wells shut down after deadly home explosion in Colorado 27 July 2017

Anadarko Petroleum says it plans to start back up more than 3,000 vertical wells that were shut off after the fatal house explosion in Firestone in April, according to local media. But the company will permanently shut down the gas well linked to the explosion and fire that killed two and seriously injured a third, as well as another two nearby....

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Second fatal explosion in Colorado puts safety of area oil and gas operations in question 30 May 2017

Workers upgrading an Anadarko Petroleum Co. oil tank facility were caught in a fire that killed one and injured three in Mead, about 65 kilometres) north of Denver, Colorado, on May 25. The incident took place only a few kilometres away from the site of the Firestone home explosion which killed two and injured a third in April and was linked to a leaking Anadarko gas pipe....

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Fatal Colorado home blast caused by uncapped pipe leading to gas well 03 May 2017

Ted Poszywak, chief of the Frederick-Firestone Fire Protection District, told reporters on May 2 that his investigators had uncovered the cause of the April 17 house explosion in Firestone, 30 miles (45 km) north of Denver, that killed two and seriously injured another. An uncapped pipeline leading to a gas well nearby had leaked odorless, unrefined natural gas into the soil that seeped into the house....

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Second company shuts oil and gas wells after fatal Colorado blast 02 May 2017

Following Anadarko Petroleum’s decision to shut more than 3,000 wells after a house explosion killed two and seriously injured a third in the town of Firestone, Colorado, Great Western Oil & Gas (GWOG) said it would shut 61 of its own wells in and around the town. The destroyed house was 60 metres from one of Anadarko’s vertical wells and one line of inquiry is that gas from the well seeped into the house....

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Oil company closes thousands of wells in Colorado after fatal house explosion 27 April 2017

Anadarko Petroleum is shutting all its vertical wells across northeast Colorado following a home explosion in the town of Firestone earlier this month that killed two people and badly injured another. The more than 3,000 wells will remain shut until field staff can conduct inspections and tests of equipment, pipes and facilities across the area, the company said on April 26....