Oil Spill

Marine Pollution Incidents including oil spills, pollution and other types of potential environmental damage.


Saturday, August 27, 2022
Oil Spill

Amplify Energy Corp To Pay $13 Mln To Settle Charges Over California Oil Spill

Aug 26 (Reuters) – A Texas oil company agreed to plead guilty to criminal negligence charges and pay nearly $13 million for a crude oil spill

August 27, 2022
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Saturday, July 30, 2022
Oil Spill

Coast Guard Responds To Oil Discharge From Tanker on Mississippi

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a discharge of oil from a tanker ship Friday on the Lower Mississippi River near Kenner, La.  Coast Guard

July 30, 2022
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Monday, April 18, 2022
Tunisa Oil Spill
Oil Spill

Tunisia Seek To Limit Damage After Bunker Tanker Sinks

By Tarek Amara (Reuters) – Tunisia will work with other countries that have offered to help it to prevent environmental damage after a

April 18, 2022
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Saturday, April 16, 2022
Ship XELO sinking off tunisia
Lifesaving Incidents

Bunker Tanker Sinks Off Tunisia, Threatening Environmental Disaster

By Tarek Amara (Reuters) Tunisian authorities intensified efforts on Saturday to avoid an environmental disaster after a merchant fuel ship carrying one

April 16, 2022
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Saturday, February 26, 2022
bonga fpso shell oil production
Oil Spill

Shell Faces U.K. Showdown Over Delayed Impact From Cataclysmic Bonga Oil Spill

By Katharine Gemmell, Feb 26, 2022(Bloomberg) –A group of Nigerians want a trial against Royal Dutch Shell Plc in the U.K. for what they allege was a

February 26, 2022
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Saturday, February 12, 2022
Oil Spill

How AUVs Are Used To Spot Oil Plumes After A Spill

(The Conversation)- On April 20, 2010, the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, burned, sank in the Gulf of Mexico and terrified the world. This

February 12, 2022
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Saturday, February 5, 2022
Oil Spill

Peru Authorizes Temporary Restart Repsol Refinery After Oil Spill

By Marco Aquino LIMA, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Peru’s environmental inspector, responding to fuel supply shortages, on Saturday authorized temporary

February 5, 2022
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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Oil Spill

Oil Spill Threatens Corals In Eastern Thailand

BANGKOK, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Authorities are rushing to prevent an oil spill in eastern Thailand from damaging fragile corals, after officials said on

January 30, 2022
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Saturday, January 29, 2022
Oil Spill

Navy Ships Deployed To Contain Oil Spill In The Gulf Of Thailand

BANGKOK, Jan 29 (Reuters) – A beach in eastern Thailand was declared a disaster area on Saturday as oil leaking from an underwater pipeline in the Gulf

January 29, 2022
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Monday, October 11, 2021
Oil Spill

California Beaches To Reopen After Oil Spill

Oct 11 (Reuters) – Beaches in a southern California city that were shut because of an oil spill last week are set to reopen on Monday morning,

October 11, 2021
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Saturday, October 9, 2021
California Oil Spill Recovery Vessel
Oil Spill

Ship Boardings Continue As USCG Is ‘Convinced An Anchor Is To Blame For California Oil Spill’

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) The underwater pipeline that spilled as many as 3,000 barrels of oil off California’s coast may have been dragged by a ship

October 9, 2021
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Sunday, October 3, 2021
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Oil Spill

Major Oil Spill Washes Ashore In California

Update: Everything We Know About the Southern California Oil Spill Right Now By Jonathan Allen Oct 3 (Reuters) – A large oil spill off the California

October 3, 2021
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Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Oil Spill

Talos Says Its Assets Are Not the Source of Large Oil Slick Off Port Fourchon

Houston-based Talos Energy has again stated that its assets were not the source of an oil release in Bay Marchand Block 5, off the coast of Port Fourchon,

September 8, 2021
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Monday, September 6, 2021
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The crew witnessed an 11-mile rainbow sheen that the Coast Guard is actively monitoring.
Oil Spill

Coast Guard Responds To Multiple Oil Spills Along Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified

September 6, 2021
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Oil Spill

Oil Leaking Into In U.S. Gulf Of Mexico Has Slowed

HOUSTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) — U.S. offshore oil producer Talos Energy said on Sunday that the rate of oil flowing from a spill of unknown origin

September 6, 2021
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Sunday, September 5, 2021
Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, in Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S. August 31, 2021.
Oil Spill

Miles-Long Gulf Oil Spill Investigated by Coast Guard

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) –Federal authorities are responding to a 14-mile long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico discovered in the aftermath of

September 5, 2021
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Saturday, September 4, 2021
A miles long black slick floating in the Gulf of Mexico near Enterprise Offshore Drilling Rig. Photos via NOAA
Oil Spill

Divers To Locate Source Of Reported Oil Spill in Gulf

by Andrea Shalal (Reuters) A private dive team will try to locate the source of a suspected oil spill spotted in the Marchand area of the Gulf of Mexico

September 4, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
Fuel leaks from a capsized boat
Oil Spill

Ida Leaves Toxic Chemicals, Oil Spills, And Sewage Swirling In Her Wake

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) Exxon Mobil released sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide at its Baton Rouge refinery as Hurricane Ida churned ashore. A broken

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 2390

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Baniyas power plant oil spill syria
Oil Spill

Syrian Oil Spill From Baniyas Power Plant Spreads Into Mediterranean

(Reuters)–A massive fuel oil leak occurred last week from a power plant in Baniyas, located on Syria’s Mediterranean coast, according to naval tracking

September 1, 2021
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Saturday, August 14, 2021
MINERVA_SYMPHONY Tanker Black Sea
Oil Spill

Russia Opens Criminal Investigation Over Black Sea Tanker Spill

by Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) Russian investigators were conducting searches at the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) after last Saturday’s oil spill near

August 14, 2021
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