Monthly Archives: March 2016


A recent study – released in February 2016 – about Benzene, Hydrocarbon Exposure at Production & Flowback Tanks has identified an exposure risk related to the workers in the oil and gas industry that work in and around oil and gas extraction sites.   The workers at these oil and […]

Benzene, Hydrocarbon Exposure at Production & Flowback Tanks



Benzene, Shell, Lupus and Acosta: A case in the Supreme Court of New Mexico ruled on an an appeal to a summary judgment motion (re: general causation evidence expert opinions). The Benzene, Shell, Lupus and Acosta case is about residents of the Westgate subdivision in Hobbs. Westgate was built in […]

Benzene, Shell, Lupus and Acosta



A recent study was published on NIH site (Toxicology and Journal Health – Sage Journal) outlining the four U.S. ExxonMobil refineries and the potential assessment of benzene exposure (air exposure) and the jobs or tasks performed by personnel at the refineries. The study reviewed data from four U.S. ExxonMobil refineries: […]

Refinery Jobs and Benzene Exposure



A recent study was published on NIH site (2.16.2016) outlining the potential problems that may be associated with the BP (British Petroleum) refinery plant flaring disaster in Texas City, Texas and the possible adverse effects of benzene exposure in adults from a prolonged flaring from a refinery. The study reviewed […]

BP Refinery Flaring & Benzene Exposure