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Technical Disaster

Related, an industrial accident is a disaster type term used to describe technological accidents of an industrial nature involving industrial buildings. It comprises a number of disaster subsets: chemical spill/leak, explosions, collapses, gas leaks, etc. It is also used to describe technological transport accidents involving mechanized modes of transport. source: CRED

Azerbaijan: Climate change strikes oil & gas industry - Tragedy in the Caspian Sea

21 Dec 2015, Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review

Climate change is a reality, with extreme weather events striking more intensely, reports Hurriyet Daily, as in the case in the oil rig explosion on Dec. 4. 2 reasons given for the disaster: the lack of disaster preparedness by the State Oil Company (SOCAR) for extreme weather events and, structurally - both the infrastructure and safety procedures of SOCAR will need to adapt with the changing climate...


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