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Posted inRenegade Refineries, Worker Health and Safety, Workers’ Rights

BP to pay $13 million for safety violations at Texas refinery

Oil giant BP has agreed to pay $13 million in fines to settle more than 400 safety violations at a Texas refinery that suffered a catastrophic explosion in 2005, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Thursday. The violations stemmed from a 2009 inspection of BP’s Texas City refinery by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA […]