BHP Billiton confirms fatal accident at Texas shale operations

07 May 2013 19:54  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--BHP Billiton on Tuesday confirmed a fatal accident at its Eagle Ford shale oil and gas operations in south Texas.

BHP said that a contractor was fatally injured during work on Monday.

Operations at the site were immediately stopped and a full investigation is under way, the company said.

“Our immediate thoughts and condolences are with the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased,” it added.


By: Stefan Baumgarten
+1 713 525 2653



AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly