Oct 29, 2013
State DEP investigates well site fire, 2 injured
WEST UNION, W.Va. -- State regulators are investigating a flash fire that injured two workers at an Antero Resources gas-drilling site in Doddridge County.
Antero: Open hatches linked to deadly blast
Open hatches on a series of wastewater tanks allowed a buildup of gases that fueled two explosions that left a pair of workers dead last month at a Doddridge County natural gas production site, Antero Resources said this week in a report to West Virginia regulators.
Antero plan aims to prevent gas well explosions
To prevent another fatal explosion, Antero Resources says it will better review the layout of equipment on gas-drilling sites, consider taller storage tanks for flowback water and latch those tanks to ensure potentially explosive gases are contained.
Deadline lingers for W.Va. drilling blast report
Antero Resources is facing a Wednesday deadline to file a report with West Virginia officials on a gas drilling explosion that killed two workers and injured others.
Antero well in W.Va. to remain closed after blast
State regulators have ordered Antero Resources to cease operations at a north-central West Virginia gas well pad where five workers were burned in an explosion.