Gas plant explosion in Wyoming

By: Stacia Strong Email
By: Stacia Strong Email

Opal,WY The small town of Opal, Wyoming had a gas explosion at the Williams Gas Plant.

All employees and the town's 100 residents were evacuated safely to a nearby town.

Authorities say that the explosion started in plant's Cryogenic Processing tower which chills the unrefined natural gas and separates the impurities.

An investigation is still being conducted to determine exactly what cause the explosion.

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