Wise County Gas Well Explosion Injures Two

A gas well explosion blew a large tank 50 feet off its foundation at a gas well battery in rural Wise County. The explosion at the gas well was in a cow pasture near Hlavek Road about six miles west of Decatur, Texas.  Two contract industrial workers for Devon Energy were injured.  The gas rig workers were welding near the tank battery when the explosion happened.  The Wise County fire marshall is conducting an investigation into the explosion.  Preliminary reports indicate that the workers were welding a line inside a pit next to a gas separator when something went wrong.The contract workers received burns and respiratory injuries which are being treated at a hospital.If you or a family member has been injured on an industrial site or oil rig as a result of an explosion, contact Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers today, we are on YOUR side.