Monthly Archives: November 2012

U.S. Bans BP From New Contracts

News outlets reported on Wednesday that the U.S. government had instituted an indefinite ban on the company from acquiring new federal contracts.

Insurance Settlements Could Be In Millions

An insurance agent in Beaumont told the Houston Chronicle on Monday that he believed the settlements stemming from the Thanksgiving Day I-10 pileup in southeastern Texas could total millions of dollars.

Thanksgiving Pileups Take Lives

Due to unusually thick fog in the area around Beaumont early Thursday morning, four separate pileups occurred along both sides of I-10 in southeastern Texas last week.

Waco Pileup Injures Seventeen

On Monday, a horrific 13-car pileup occurred on I-35 less than 20 miles outside of Waco, Texas, leaving 17 people injured and one dead.

Gulf Oil Rig Explosion

An oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded on the morning of Friday, November 19, leaving four employees in the hospital with burns and two workers dead.

Train Collides With Parade Float

In a tragic accident last Thursday, four veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were killed when the parade float they were on was impacted by a train as it crossed the tracks in Midland, Texas.