Man Found Dead Near Natural Gas Site in Texas; Rig Worker Killed in West Virginia

UPDATE:  A Twitter user has given us a clarification on an error in the San Francisco Chronicle article referenced below.

ORIGINAL POST (1/18/13):

From The Denton Record-Chronicle:
A 63-year-old man was found dead Thursday near a natural gas pad site in the 5900 block of Barnett Road, northwest of Krum, according toDenton County sheriff’s officials.
Authorities have identified the man as Jimmy Dale Deweber, of Alvord.
Sheriff’s Sgt. Larry Kish said the man was unloading condensate — a natural gas liquid — from the tank of his truck into a holding tank when something went wrong.
He was found near a spillover of condensate, which investigators say they believe killed the man.
Read the whole story here.

From the San Francisco Chronicle:
Federal regulators said Tuesday the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has jurisdiction over a fatal accident involving a gas-drilling rig at a coal mine prep plant. 
An unidentified worker died Monday night when the rig overturned and crushed him at CONSOL Energy's Loveridge Mine preparation plant in Fairview, said Mine Safety and Health Administration spokesman Jesse Lawder.
Read the rest of that story here. 

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