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Crestwood Midstream Partners Accident Attorneys

Pipeline Explosions, Plant & Refinery Accidents & Transportation Injuries

Crestwood Midstream Partners LP was established when Crestwood Holdings and First Reserve partnered to pursue investments in midstream assets. In the oil and gas industry, the midstream sector involves the transportation, storage, and marketing of petroleum products. Crestwood Midstream Partners operates primarily in the Bakken Shale, Delaware Basin, Powder River Basin, Marcellus Shale, and Barnett Shale.

Crestwood Midstream Partners is essentially engaged in:

  • Gathering, processing, treating, compressing, storing, and transporting natural gas.
  • Gathering, storing, transporting, terminaling, and marketing crude oil.
  • Gathering and disposing of produced water that comes from oil and gas extraction.

These processes are complex and potentially dangerous. It takes skilled workers, strict safety policies, and properly maintained equipment to avoid accidents that cause serious injuries or claim lives. When negligence, carelessness, and even intentional misconduct cause oil and gas accidents, Arnold & Itkin stands up for workers and families, helping them get answers and see justice served. We have recovered more than $10 billion for the injured and wronged, helping them create stable futures for themselves and their families.

For a free consultation, contact our Crestwood Midstream Partners accident attorneys at (888) 493-1629.

Gas Storage Accidents

Because demand for natural gas may fluctuate, it is stored underground, in aboveground tanks, in salt caverns, and in aquifers that have been converted to natural gas storage reservoirs. Generally, smaller quantities of natural gas are stored in aboveground tanks while underground reservoirs will hold larger quantities.

Natural gas is flammable and must be stored in optimum conditions to avoid situations that can lead to leaks, fires, and explosions. Workers at storage facilities and those responsible for inspecting, maintaining, filling, and repairing natural gas storage tanks and reservoirs could be at risk of injury if companies like Crestwood Midstream Partners do not uphold their obligation to observe workplace safety standards.

Natural gas storage accidents may occur as a result of:

  • Aging and outdated equipment
  • Well casing or cement leaks
  • Failures to inspect machinery or equipment
  • Unskilled or inexperienced workers
  • Inadequate or faulty safety gear
  • Unsafe storage conditions

Workers aren’t the only people at risk. According to a study published in the Journal of Environmental Health, about 20,000 homes and 53,000 people live within a city block of active underground natural gas storage wells in suburban areas of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, New York, and California. Because the study only included those six states, it is reasonable to believe that tens of thousands of other homes are located close to natural gas storage wells in other states across the country.

Gas Transportation Accidents & Pipeline Explosions

Accidents can also occur during the transportation of natural gas and oil, whether by truck, rail, or pipeline. Our firm investigates cases involving gas truck accidents, pipeline explosions, gas leaks, and railway accidents involving all types of crude oil and natural gas products. If you were harmed or lost someone you love in an incident involving gas or oil being transported by Crestwood or one of its subsidiaries, you can turn to our team for insight into your legal rights and options.

Crestwood owns and operates pipeline systems in multiple states, including:

  • Arrow System in North Dakota
  • Alliance, Lake Arlington, and Cowtown Systems in Texas
  • Greenbrier Rich Gas System in West Virginia
  • Jackalope Dedication System in Wyoming
  • Willow Lake and Nautilus Systems in Texas and New Mexico

Accidents at Crestwood Midstream Partners Plants & Refineries

Finally, there is the risk of harm at a Crestwood plant, refinery, or terminal, such as:

  • Bear Den Processing Plant
  • COLT Hub
  • Dry Forks Terminal
  • Bucking Horse Gas Processing Plant
  • Douglas Rail Facility
  • Orla Processing Plant

When plant and refinery workers are injured, they often find that their employers are more interested in protecting the company’s bottom line than helping them get the treatment and financial support they need. Our Crestwood Midstream accident lawyers believe in leveling the playing field between workers and their employers, which are often multi-billion dollar corporations with more than enough resources to bury claims and underpay injured employees. Our attorneys are known nationwide for holding oil and gas companies accountable when they ignore safety standards and put workers at risk.

To find out more, call (888) 493-1629 or contact us online. Your consultation with a Crestwood Midstream Partners injury attorney is free and confidential!

Case Results

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  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin tried a case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about a drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained for an individual ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $222 Million Record-Breaking Verdict for Widow Our firm won $222 million for a woman who lost her husband in an industrial accident caused by a faulty valve. We took the case to trial because the at-fault company refused to take responsibility. The jury saw through the corporate lies and double ...
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $193 Million Settlement Won for Victims of Pipeline Explosion Offshore injury lawyers at Arnold & Itkin fought for two workers who were injured in a pipeline explosion at sea, one of whom passed away. Our relentless investigation and advocacy resulted in a nine-figure settlement that will provide for our ...
  • $171 Million One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History Arnold & Itkin worked over the course of several years to represent clients in a case that many other law firms turned down. In the end, we were able to obtain a record-setting confidential settlement.
  • $139 Million Massive Settlement Achieved for Victims of an Oilfield Incident Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a huge $139,000,000 settlement for injured families affected by an oilfield incident in the eastern United States, settling one week before trial.
  • $125 Million Settlement Won for Widow of Dredge Worker Offshore lawyers at Arnold & Itkin LLP won a nine-figure settlement for a woman who lost her husband in a pipeline explosion. By pushing the case toward trial, our firm pressured the defendant into settling with our client, allowing her to rebuild ...
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
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