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Oil Spill

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


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

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
Petrobras Logo
Incidents

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
Total Views: 48

Sunday, January 27, 2013
nature's way endeavor tugboat
Collision

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
Total Views: 14

Saturday, December 15, 2012
Kill Van Kull fuel spill uscg
Incidents

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
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
BP Ula north sea
Incidents

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
Total Views: 23

Sunday, September 9, 2012
temasek fairway singapore sultan shoal lighthouse
Collision

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
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
bonga oil spill shell nigeria
Incidents

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
Total Views: 57

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
shell bonga fpso
Incidents

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
Total Views: 31

Monday, June 25, 2012
Petrobras / Chevron-Oil-Spill
Offshore

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
Total Views: 8

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

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
Total Views: 27

Monday, June 11, 2012
US-army-ship-Monterrey-on-rocks
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
Total Views: 207

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
Total Views: 66

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
light sweet crude
Incidents

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
Total Views: 14

Greenpeace North Sea Operations
Blog

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
Total Views: 8

Thursday, March 29, 2012
total elgin
Incidents

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
transocean rig workers
Incidents

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
Total Views: 4

Elgin platform total
Incidents

Total Considers Drilling a Relief Well at the Elgin Platform, Gas Leak Continues

PARIS (Dow Jones)–Total SA (TOT) is studying all options, including drilling a relief well, to end an ongoing gas leak at its Elgin platform in the

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 66

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Shen Neng 1 oil spill
Blog

BNWAS – Can The Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System Prevent Fatigue?

On April 3rdh, 2011, bulkcarrier “Shen Neng 1” hit a coral reef off the Australian west coast. In its final report on the grounding the

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 288

frade oil field
Incidents

American Offshore Managers Detained By Brazil

Chevron’s George Buck and Transocean’s Michael Legrand top the list of offshore managers banned last Friday by Judge Vlamir Costa Magalhaes from

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 41

Thursday, February 2, 2012
exibe petrobras offshore production
Incidents

Brazil Regulators: Petrobras Could Face Sanctions for Offshore Oil Spill

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazil’s lead environmental regulators said late Wednesday that state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR,

February 2, 2012
Total Views: 8
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