Shale Energy Law Blog
Doddridge County, WV Well Site Explosion Triggers Investigation as to Cause
July 11, 2013
Reuters.com reports that there was a recent explosion and fire at a well site in Doddridge County, West Virginia. Kathy Cosco, a spokeswoman for the West Virginia DEP, indicated that the containment system around the well site properly prevented storage tank fluids from escaping the well site. The West Virginia DEP and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the incident.