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Oil Spill

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

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Tanker KM Patriot Andalan Spills 5,400 Tons Of Fuel Oil Into Molucca Sea

JAKARTA, July 31 (Reuters) – An oil tanker owned by Indonesia’s state oil and gas company, Pertamina, spilled around 5,400 tonnes of fuel into the

July 31, 2013
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Oil Spill Responders on Alert as Gulf of Mexico Platform Suffers Loss of Well Control [UPDATE]

Oil Spill Responders on Alert as Gulf of Mexico Platform Suffers Loss of Well Control [UPDATE]

Update: A statement from Talos Energy late Tuesday said that during operations yesterday to permanently plug and abandon their non-producing Ship Shoal 225 B-2

July 9, 2013
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Thursday, July 4, 2013
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Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Signs Oil Spill Response Vessel Contract in Brazil

Rolls-Royce has announced a signed contract with Brazilian shipyard Aliança S/A Industria Naval e Empresa de Navegacao, a subsidiary of Fischer Group, and

July 4, 2013
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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Fuel Oil Leaks into the Sea After Ships Collide off Singapore

(Bloomberg) — Singapore deployed anti-pollution craft and patrol vessels to clean up an oil spill after two bulk carriers collided. About 100 metric tons

July 2, 2013
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Sunday, June 2, 2013
Deepwater Horizon Well Site Leaders Seek Dismissal

Deepwater Horizon Well Site Leaders Seek Dismissal

(Bloomberg) Two BP Plc (BP/) well-site leaders who were aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig when an explosion killed 11 workers and triggered the

June 2, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
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Production Halted at Petrobras’ PPM-1 Offshore Platform After Oil Spill Reported [UPDATE 1]

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-led Petroleo Brasileiro SA was forced to shut down operations for nearly a day at its PPM-1

February 18, 2013
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Sunday, January 27, 2013
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Crude Oil Barges Strike Railroad Bridge on Mississippi River, Spill Reported

The U.S. Coast Guard reports that two tank barges allided with a Mississippi River railroad overpass on Sunday, spilling an unknown quantity of light crude oil

January 27, 2013
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Saturday, December 15, 2012
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USCG and Government Authorities Respond to Fuel Oil Spill in Kill Van Kull

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard continues its response to a fuel spill which occurred at 11:22 p.m. last night at Mays Ship Repair near Mariner’s

December 15, 2012
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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Norwegian Safety Authority to Investigate Hydrocarbon Leak at BP Production Platform

OSLO–The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority, or PSA, said Tuesday it is investigating a substantial oil leak at the BP PLC (BP) operated Ula oil

September 19, 2012
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Sunday, September 9, 2012
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LPG Tanker and Bulk Carrier Collide off Singapore

A collision between two ships resulted in an oil spill in the sea outside Singapore, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. The accident

September 9, 2012
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
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Shell Will Fight Nigerian Oil Spill Fine to the Bitter End

LONDON-(Dow Jones)- The Nigerian National Assembly will make a decision on whether to impose a $5 billion fine on Royal Dutch Shell SA’s Nigerian

July 24, 2012
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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Nigerian Oil Spill Could Result in Astronomical $5 Billion Fine for Shell

LONDON (Dow Jones) —Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB.LN) could face a record $5 billion fine from authorities in Nigeria for an oil spill off the coast of

July 17, 2012
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Monday, June 25, 2012
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Chevron Oil Spill Hits Petrobras’ Bottom Line

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil’s state-owned energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, said Monday it will produce 2.02 million barrels of oil

June 25, 2012
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Petrobras’ Ultra-Deepwater Chinook Field Leaks Hydraulic Oil into Gulf of Mexico

Petrobras’ Ultra-Deepwater Chinook Field Leaks Hydraulic Oil into Gulf of Mexico

(Dow Jones) RIO DE JANEIRO–Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA(PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, said Wednesday a “small

June 13, 2012
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Monday, June 11, 2012
Oil Spill

US Army Ship Monterrey Aground In Alaska

The United States Coast Guard responded to a mayday call from the crew of a United States Army vessel after they reportedly struck an object and began taking

June 11, 2012
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Friday, April 20, 2012
Deepwater Horizon – We Will Never Forget
Fire Incidents

Deepwater Horizon – We Will Never Forget

On the night of 20 April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon suffered a catastrophic blowout and subsequent fire that killed 11 hands, injured 17 more, and resulted in

April 20, 2012
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012
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Gulf Production Spills Light Sweet Crude into the Gulf of Mexico

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–About 630 gallons of oil were discharged Monday from a production facility near Head of Passes in the Gulf of Mexico due the failure

April 3, 2012
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Greenpeace On Scene To Harass Emergency Operations

A Greenpeace ship is currently hovering around the exclusion zone surrounding the Elgin platform, the site of a large gas leak in the North Sea. “We want

April 3, 2012
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Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Total Prepares Rigs to Drill Relief Well at Elgin

LONDON (Dow Jones)–French oil company Total SA (TOT) is mobilizing two rigs to drill a relief well that could eventually halt a gas leak from the Elgin

March 29, 2012
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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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Will it be Transocean to the Rescue, or Perhaps Rowan? Total Considers Options at Elgin

(Dow Jones) French oil major Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) may hire Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN.VX) and Rowan Cos. (RDC) to drill relief wells to end an ongoing gas

March 27, 2012
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