Coffeyville Oil Spill in the News

Coffeyville Oil Spill Claims Office Opened Today
Aug 10, 2007 A legal claims office opened today in Coffeyville, Kansas to assist victims of last month’s Coffeyville Resources Refinery oil spill. Several law firms involved in a class action lawsuit against the refinery and its owners have opened the office in an effort to reach out to Coffeyville residents affected by the spill. Continue

Coffeyville Oil Spill Claims Office Set to Open Friday
Aug 9, 2007 Starting Friday, people affected by last month’s Coffeyville Resources Refinery oil spill will have access to an office in Coffeyville, Kansas for filing legal claims. Continue

Kansas Oil Spill at Coffeyville Resources Refinery Blamed on Open Valve
Jul 31, 2007 Employees at the Coffeyville Resources Refinery in Kansas failed to close a valve on one of the plant’s storage tanks during emergency shutdown procedures, an oversight that allowed more than 71,000 gallons of crude oil into the town of Coffeyville, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment said. Continue

Coffeyville Resources Says it will Buy Some Homes Destroyed by Oil Spill
Jul 26, 2007 Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing says that it is willing to buy back homes that sustained the most damage as a result of last month’s massive oil spill at the company’s refinery. Under the plan, qualified residents will be reimbursed for 110-percent of their homes pre-flood market value. Continue

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and Kelso & Company Affiliates Named as Additional Defendants to Kansas Oil Spill Lawsuit
Jul 16, 2007 Complaint Amended to add additional defendants on behalf of a Coffeyville Resident and Business Owner, Include Entities Principally Owned by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Kelso & Company and its Affiliates. Continue

Coffeyville Refinery Owner Goldman Sachs Feeling Heat as Kansas Oil Spill Rescuers Begin Showing Signs of Illness
Jul 9, 2007 First responders to the Coffeyville, Kansas Oil Spill have begun to show signs of illness, prompting state officials to once again order residents of the oil-soaked town to leave the area. Continue

Parker Waichman LLP, Hutton & Hutton Law Firm LLC, Neblett, Beard & Arsenault and Becnel Law Firm LLC File Lawsuit Concerning Kansas Oil Spill on behalf of a Coffeyville Resident and Business Owner
Jul 6, 2007 The owners of the oil refinery in Coffeyville, Kansas that was responsible for the oil spill earlier this week have been named in a lawsuit that has been filed on behalf of a man who lost his home and business as a result of the oil spill.Continue

Huge Kansas Oil Spill Threatens Thousands in Kansas and Oklahoma
Jul 5, 2007 A gigantic oil spill this past weekend at the Coffeyville Resources Refinery in Kansas has residents of that state, as well as Oklahoma, bracing for what could be a huge environmental disaster. The refinery, which is owned by CVR Resources, was submerged under 4-6 feet of water during weekend flooding when a pumping malfunction allowed at least 42,000 gallons of crude oil to escape the plant.