Investigators: Corroded Pipe That Caused Explosion At Philadelphia Oil Refinery Wasn't Inspected For Corrosion In Past 45 YearsIn August, authorities said the unintentional release of hydrocarbon gas sparked the fire.
Union Outraged Over PES Refinery Executive Bonuses, Court Documents SayLegal documents made public after the company filed for bankruptcy show more than $4 million in bonuses were paid to key executives.
Tens Of Thousands Of Gallons Of Dangerous Chemicals Will Have To Be Neutralized At South Philadelphia Refinery, Officials SayThe refinery used hydrofluoric acid, an extremely dangerous industrial chemical.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions Advisory Group Formed After Fire, Explosion To Hold First Public Meeting TuesdayThe meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Preparatory Charter School.
Officials Discuss Environmental Impact Of Last Month's Explosion At Philadelphia Energy Solutions RefineryThe hearing was held at the University of Pennsylvania and started at 11 a.m.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions Files For Bankruptcy Month After Massive Fire Leads To ClosurePES says the proposed financing will help them support existing operations, rebuild, restart and complete its reorganization process.
Gov. Tom Wolf Says State Doesn’t Plan To Help Fund Refinery Restart In PhiladelphiaWolf says his administration is analyzing whether the Philadelphia Energy Solutions can be restarted.
Wolf Administration Helping Philadelphia Energy Solutions Employees Impacted By Refinery ClosureThe team is helping PES workers search for new jobs and get unemployment compensation.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions Workers Will Be Paid Through August, Sen. Casey ConfirmsPES decided to shut down after a massive explosion and fire on June 21.
Community Members Voice Concerns At Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Explosion, Fire At Philadelphia Energy Solutions RefineryThe meeting came less than two weeks after the 150-year-old refinery went up in flames.
Listening Session To Be Held Tuesday Over Concerns Regarding Philadelphia Refinery Explosion, FireThe session will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Seafarers Hall in South Philadelphia.
Employees File Lawsuit Against Philadelphia Energy Solutions For Closing Refinery Following Massive FirePES says the fire at the refinery complex has made it impossible for them to continue operations.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery Remains Too Unsafe For Investigators To Enter, Officials SayA federal safety board called the June 21 blaze and blasts at Philadelphia Energy Solutions a "fundamental failure."
'I Was Stunned': More Than 1,000 Workers To Be Impacted By Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery ClosurePES announced Wednesday the fire at the refinery complex has made it impossible for them to continue operations.
Investigation Into Cause Of Refinery Explosion Could Take Months Or Years To Complete, Officials SayOfficials said they are currently putting together a group to address the public's concerns, however, a cause into what caused the blast could take "months or years."