Explosion at Shute Creek Plant results in injuries
September 24, 2014
An explosion occurred at a storage tank owned by EOG Resources around 1:56PM on Tuesday, September 23rd. The tank stored natural gas and was undergoing cleaning when the explosion occurred. There were several injuries, but no fatalities, according to Stephen Malik, Public Information Officer for Lincoln County, Wyoming. Malik said the fire is under control and further operations are being turned over to EOG. The plant is located between Kemmerer and LaBarge. Several emergency response units from Sublette County were sent to assist with the incident.