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WHY DO WE KEEP BLOWING THINGS UP?

Peter Williams from Concord Tank Corporation looks at the reasons for repeated accidents, and what everyone in the industry can do to make a difference

our industry has a problem.
We have been making the news for the wrong reasons. Stories like these seem to be making the nightly news headlines every few months:

  • September 2020 – Mauritius – shipwreck and oil spill – oil polluting tropical blue waters.
  • August 2020 – Corpus Christi pipeline explosion – four fatalities
  • August 2020 – Pasadena refinery tank fire – tank destroyed
  • May 2020 – Siberian oil spill –
    US$2.1 billion set aside for damages
  • October 2019 – Northern California tank fire – interstate shut down
  • July 2019 – Texas refinery explosion – 37 people injured
  • June 2019 – Philadelphia refinery explosion – compa...

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