Press

Incident at Baumgarten Natural Gas Station: International Gas Transit will be Restored


An explosion occurred this morning before 9:00 a.m. on the grounds of the Baumgarten gas distribution hub of Gas Connect Austria (GCA), a subsidiary in which OMV holds 51%. The fire produced by the incident was then completely extinguished during the afternoon. It is with great sadness that we have to announce that an employee of TUV Austria lost his life in the accident. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family and loved ones. 21 people were injured. The exact circumstances of the accident are being investigated. GCA is doing everything possible to help with these investigations.

The parts of the plant that were affected by the incident are currently non-operational. However, following extensive investigations by the fire brigade and the regional police, flows on the Trans Austria Gas pipeline towards Italy, the West Austria Gas pipeline to Germany and the Hungaria-Austria Gas pipeline will be restored over the next few hours. Austria's natural gas supply was at no time at risk.

Information on the incident is available on the Gas Connect Austria webpage: www.gasconnect.at.


Visit source site

https://tinyurl.com/y7t8l8ty

Gas Connect AustriaGCABaumgartenNatural Gas StationOMVincident

More items from oilvoice


CNOOC Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreements with 9 International Oil Companies

HONG KONG, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", SEHK: 00883, NYSE: CEO, TSX: CNU) announced today that its parent company, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), has signed Strategic Cooperation Agreements with 9 international oil companies including: Chevron, Conoco ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 19 hours agoPress > CNOOCChina National Offshore Oil CorporationChevron +11

Total Announces the Distribution of its Second 2018 Interim Dividend

The Board of Directors met on December 12, 2018 and declared  the distribution of a second interim dividend for the 2018 fiscal year of €0.64 per share, in accordance with the Board's decision of July 25, 2018, an amount equal to the first 2018 interim dividend and an increase of 3.2% compared to t ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 days agoPress > TotalDividend

Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Capacity Will Grow at a CAGR of 16.8% in India Over Next Four Years, says GlobalData

India's Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) plant capacity is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.8% from 0.211 million tons per annum (mtpa) in 2017 to 0.460 mtpa in 2022, according to GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company. The company's report: ‘ Met ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 days agoOpinion > GlobalDataIndiaMTBE

Gazprom and Itochu Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Baltic LNG Project

A working meeting between  Alexey Miller , Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Yoshihisa Suzuki, President and Chief Operating Officer of Itochu Corporation, took place in St. Petersburg today. Alexey Miller (center) Enlarged photo (JPG, 1.5 MB) Yoshihisa Suzuki ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 days agoPress > GazpromItochuLNG +4

Coming Changes in Marine Fuel Sulfur Limits Will Affect Global Oil Markets

For the next two weeks (December 17–December 31), Today in Energy will feature a selection of our favorite articles from 2018. New articles will resume on January 2, 2019. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on International Maritime Organization (IMO) International re ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 days agoPress > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAMarine Fuel +3
All posts from oilvoice