Sunday, December 25, 2011
shell nigeria oil spill satellite image

Shell Nigeria Receives “Support and Understanding” From Local Communities After Huge Oil Spill

IBADAN, Nigeria (Dow Jones)–Shell Petroleum Production Co., or SNEPCo, on Sunday said the oil leak from its Bongo facility off the Nigerian coast has “largely been dispersed.” About 40,000 barrels...

December 25, 2011
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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Shell Scrambles To Clean Nigeria Oil Spill

LONDON — Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) is sending ships and planes loaded with chemical dispersants in an effort to clean up as much as 40,000 barrels of crude oil...

December 22, 2011
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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The Gulf of Guinea is Now Even More Filthy, 40k Barrels of Oil Leak from Bongo FPSO

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) Wednesday said it has halted production from the 200,000-barrel-a-day Bonga deepwater oil field, offshore Nigeria, after a pipeline connected to a waiting tanker...

December 21, 2011
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Friday, November 18, 2011

Edison Chouest Ship Attacked off Nigeria, 3 Kidnapped

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Chevron Corp. (CVX) said an oil supply vessel off the coast of Nigeria was attacked by pirates, who kidnapped three people. The ship “was boarded by eight armed...

November 18, 2011
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Sunday, November 6, 2011
MT halifax oil products tanker

A Pirate of a Different Color? Nigerian Pirates Quickly Release Tanker Seized in Gulf of Guinea

MT Halifax and her crew of 25 were overrun by pirates a few days ago, however according to Oyibos Online, an Nigerian Expat online newspaper, a letter was sent to...

November 6, 2011
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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Tanker Hijacked Off Nigeria, 25 Crew On Board

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have taken control of an oil products tanker with about 25 crew members on board, part of a new wave of increasingly...

November 3, 2011
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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Ship Photo Of The Week – FPSO Positioning

We thought this weeks ship photo was pretty cool.  It shows the newly constructed USAN Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit (FPSO) being positioned at the Usan field offshore Nigeria....

October 15, 2011
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Friday, October 14, 2011
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Tanker Hijacked Off Nigeria Released Along With Crew

AFP is reporting that the tanker hijacked over the weekend off the coast of Nigeria has been released along with the 20 member crew.  The vessel, the Marshall Islands-flagged M/T...

October 14, 2011
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