gas & oil

PSE&G and Plainfield First Responders Conduct Simulated Gas Emergency Drill

PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Public Service Atomic and Gas Company, along with City of Plainfield first responders, participated in a safety exercise to simulate a gas emergency on Monday.  The drill took place near Leland Park, and a command center was set up in front of Cook Elementary School.  The training exercise, held during National …

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American Gas Association advocates greater pipeline safety

The American Gas Association (AGA) is urging federal officials to take greater measures to ensure pipeline safety. In recent testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy AGA Vice President of Operations and Engineering Services Christina Sames expressed there is little in the discussion draft released last week accomplishing the goal …

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Major gas leak; evacuation in Simmesport

SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB) – A natural gas line is leaking on Lincoln Street in Simmesport. Authorities are evacuating the area until further notice: Lincoln Street, Juneau Street and Carver Street. The gas has been shut off to the entire town. Simmesport Mayor Leslie Draper said this process may take about 2-3 hours…read more.