Friday, March 12, 2010

Fatality occurs at gas drilling rig in Towanda, PA

TOWANDA TWP. - A worker at an area gas drilling rig was reported killed on the job on Thursday evening.

Greg Allen Henry, 31, of Athens, Tenn., fell from a height of about 20 feet off a natural gas drilling rig owned by Nomac Drilling Inc., according to state police.

"The victim was apparently attempting to dislodge a handrail while the drilling unit was being moved to another drilling hole site on the drilling pad when the handrail gave way and in doing so, he slipped and fell approximately 20 feet. The victim suffered a severe head injury," police stated in a press release.

According to information provided by Brian Grove, director of corporate development for the Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Nomac Drilling, a subsidiary of Chesapeake, reported the fatality of an employee working on a Nomac rig in Towanda Township. Preliminary information indicated the fatality occurred because of a fall, according to the information provided by Grove.

The rig is located near Old Plank Road and Fairview Lane [in Towanda, Bradford Co., PA].

CLICK HERE to read the complete report.

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3 comments:

  1. Greg we love you and you are truly missed by all your family and friends. You may be gone and our angel in heaven but you will never be forgotten.

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  2. Energy in Depth committing FRAUD and ENDANGERING the public.

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    http://audio.wilknewsradio.com/m/audio/34492647/pa-d-e-p-secretary-john-hanger-on-dimock-twp-water.htm

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  3. hut the fuck up you tree huggin sobs! bitch bitch ! but youll take there money wont you?

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