Opal

Wyoming Plant Back Online
OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming natural gas processing plant is back to supplying its customer demands less than two weeks after an explosion and fire shut it down. Williams Partners said Tuesday that the plant near the town of Opal (oh-PAL’) is processing about 1.1 billion cubic feet of n…
Small Fire Continues to Burn at Wyoming Gas Plant
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A small fire continues to burn at a western Wyoming natural gas processing plant idled by an explosion since last week. A spokesman for Tulsa, Okla.-based Williams Partners said Monday the fire is much smaller now and workers at this point are just letting it burn off re…
Gas Plant Operator Known as a Good Environmental Neighbor
The operator of the natural gas processing facility that exploded and burned starting Wednesday into Thursday has had a few minor pollution problems over the years, but otherwise it has been a good corporate neighbor, a state environmental official said Thursday. The Tulsa, Okla.-based Williams Part…
UPDATE: Opal, Wyoming Evacuation Order Lifted…Fire Still Burning
UPDATE 1p.m. Thursday – OPAL, Wyo. — Residents of a small town in southwestern Wyoming are being allowed to return home nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant forced their evacuation. No injuries were reported in the explosion at about 2 p.m. Wednesday in …