Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America focuses on transporting gas from the Permian Basin and the Gulf of Mexico to the Chicago Area. There are two parts of the company with one going to New Mexico and the other going to the Gulf of Mexico. The company is owned by Kinder Morgan and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.
A Work Accident Reported Involving Natural Gas Pipeline
- A gas leak was reported from a boil at a Natural Gas Pipeline oil rig, which had the potential to cause a flash fire or explosion. The risk of chemical leaks as well as failure by workers to properly maintain equipment are some of the most common reasons why these types of accidents occur at oil rigs.
The Danger of Asbestos on Oil Rigs
Asbestos is prohibited from being used in the construction of new oil rigs, but there is still a risk of older oil rigs containing the material. For many years, asbestos production companies were aware that prolonged and frequent exposure to asbestos has the potential to result in very serious illnesses that can impact the lives of workers.
Speak with an Oil Rig Lawyer
There are a variety of causes for oil rig accidents and many of the accidents have the potential to seriously harm and even kill workers. Due to these accidents, workers are often left unable to perform in their scope of employment and face large medical bills as well as other obstacles. If you are left in this situation, do not hesitate to speak with an attorney who can help you obtain the compensation that you deserve.