Explosion at Refinery in Wynnewood, Oklahoma

by | May 24, 2023 | Industrial Accident, Personal Injury

There was an explosion at Wynnewood Refining in Wynnewood, Oklahoma on May 23, 2023.  Reports indicate a fire broke out in gasoline hydrotreater at the plant.  The plant is owned by Texas-based CVR Energy.  Two employees were flown via helicopter to a local hospital for medical care.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  There was an explosion at the Shell Chemical Plant in Deer Park, Texas on May 5, 2023, with numerous injuries reported.  There was a fire at the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Pulaski, Tennessee on May 11, 2023.  There was a fire at the Marathon Petroleum Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas on May 15, 2023.  There was a fire at a building located at the INEOS plant in La Porte, Texas on May 17, 2023.

Refineries and industrial facilities can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public.  When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when fires and explosions can occur.  Equipment must be properly inspected and maintained to ensure that accidents do not occur and that hardworking Americans are not hurt.

Those touched by an industrial accident should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving industrial and plant personal injury and wrongful death, including those caused by equipment malfunctioning. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or as a result of an explosion, or been seriously injured.

The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a plant or refinery.  Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.