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Monday, April 8, 2024
A Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC helicopter aircrew spotted crude oil during an overflight near Main Pass, Louisiana, November 16, 2023. Photo courtesy Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC
Environment

Gulf of Mexico Pipeline Repaired After Mystery Oil Spill Off Louisiana

A Unified Command has successfully completed an integrity test on the Main Pass Oil Gathering (MPOG) company’s pipeline system, located southeast of New

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Monday, March 11, 2024
Photo shows an oil sheen in the water off Hungtington Beach. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
Oil Spill

Response Concludes for Oil Sheen Off Huntington Beach

A Unified Command on Monday concluded its response to an oil sheen spotted off the coast of Huntington Beach, California. Cleanup crews managed to recover

March 11, 2024
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Saturday, March 9, 2024
Photo shows an oil sheen in the water off Hungtington Beach. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
Offshore

US Coast Guard Says No Remaining Recoverable Oil Sheen Seen Off California

March 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard said on Saturday it did not observe any remaining recoverable oil sheen during a morning overflight off

March 9, 2024
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Friday, March 8, 2024
Photo shows an oil sheen in the water off Hungtington Beach. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
Offshore

Oil Sheen Reported Near Southern California Platforms

A Unified Command has been established to respond to an oil sheen spotted offshore of Huntington Beach, California, near oil platforms. Sector Los Angeles-Long

March 8, 2024
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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Workers of Oil Mop Environmental Services (OMES) suction oil from a spill at Magdalena Grand Resort, in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, February 16, 2024. REUTERS/Clement George Williams
Shipping

T&T Salvage to Recover Sunken Oil Barge in Tobago

HOUSTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Trinidad and Tobago has hired two remediation and salvage firms to help clean up an ongoing oil spill off Tobago

February 20, 2024
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Friday, February 16, 2024
An oil spill in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, is seen in this handout photo released February 10, 2024. Office of the Chief Secretary - THA/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Tobago’s Tourism, Fishing Hit as Oil Slick Spreads Across Caribbean

By Curtis Williams SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Nine days after a slick was first spotted by Trinidad and Tobago’s Coast Guard, an

February 16, 2024
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
An oil spill in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, is seen in this handout photo released February 10, 2024. Office of the Chief Secretary - THA/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Trinidad and Tobago Cleans Up Beaches After Overturned Vessel Spills Oil

Feb 13 (Reuters) – First responders and volunteers from Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday sought to contain an oil spill detected last week in the

February 13, 2024
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Monday, February 12, 2024
An oil spill in Tobago Island, Trinidad and Tobago, is seen in this handout photo released February 10, 2024. Office of the Chief Secretary - THA/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Mystery Shipwreck Leaking Oil in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago is currently dealing with a significant oil spill from a mystery ship that ran aground last week. The country’s Prime Minister, Keith

February 12, 2024
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Monday, November 20, 2023
A Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC helicopter aircrew spotted crude oil during an overflight near Main Pass, Louisiana, November 16, 2023. Photo courtesy Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC
Offshore

Massive Oil Leak Near New Orleans: Over 1 Million Gallons Potentially Released

A suspected pipeline leak near Plaquemines Parish, southeast of New Orleans, could have led to the release of over 1 million gallons of crude oil, the U.S.

November 20, 2023
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Friday, November 17, 2023
A Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC helicopter aircrew spotted crude oil during an overflight near Main Pass, Louisiana, November 16, 2023. Photo courtesy Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC
Offshore

Crude Oil Release in the Gulf of Mexico Prompts Unified Command Response

Update: Massive Oil Leak Near New Orleans: Over 1 Million Gallons Potentially Released A Unified Command is responding to a crude oil release in the Gulf of

November 17, 2023
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Wednesday, November 1, 2023
View of the grounded TT Line Marco Polo ferry and a tug boat, as the ferry leaks oil into the Baltic off the coast of Horvik, Sweden October 26, 2023. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson via REUTERS
Accidents

Salvage Crews Refloat Marco Polo Ferry in Sweden

Salvage crews from Smit Salvage have successfully refloated the Marco Polo ferry in Sweden. The ferry, operated by TT-Line of Germany, ran aground on October

November 1, 2023
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Friday, August 4, 2023
Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel into Lake Michigan
Shipping

Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Spills Diesel into Lake Michigan

A Unified Command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local agencies is coordinating a response to a diesel spill from a commercial vessel

August 4, 2023
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Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Bunker Fuel Spill Closes Port of Gibraltar
Shipping

Bunker Fuel Spill Closes Port of Gibraltar

Operations at the Port of Gibraltar are on hold after a bunker fuel spill from a ship anchored in the Bay of Gibraltar. The spill occurred at approximately

August 2, 2023
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Saturday, July 29, 2023
Boats spray water onto an offshore oil platform that caught fire at the Pemex's Cantarell Field, in the Bay of Campeche, Mexico July 7, 2023. Courtesy Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) @Pemex/Handout via REUTERS
Oil Spill

Mexico’s Pemex Admits Offshore Oil Spill, Downplays Size And Impact

By Stefanie Eschenbacher and Adriana Barrera MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – The chief executive officer of Mexican state energy oil Pemex on Wednesday sought

July 29, 2023
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Saturday, July 22, 2023
Peru Calls Out Repsol For Paying Tiny Fraction Of Oil Spill Fines
Oil Spill

Peru Calls Out Repsol For Paying Tiny Fraction Of Oil Spill Fines

By Marcelo Rochabrun (Bloomberg) –Peru’s Environment Minister Albina Ruiz called out Spanish oil firm Repsol SA Thursday for only paying a small

July 22, 2023
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Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Sunken Tug Spills Diesel in Tennessee River
Accidents

Sunken Tug Spills Diesel in Tennessee River

The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a diesel fuel spill from a sunken tugboat on the Tennessee River, near Florence, Alabama. Most of

July 18, 2023
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Kirby Barge Spills 3,400 Gallons of Oil into Lower Mississippi River
Accidents

Kirby Barge Spills 3,400 Gallons of Oil into Lower Mississippi River

Approximately 3,400 gallons of oil was spilled into the Lower Mississippi River from a Kirby Inland Marine barge near Natchez, Mississippi, on Saturday. Coast

June 13, 2023
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023
shell nigeria oil spill satellite image
Environment

Shell Wins UK Supreme Court Case on 2011 Oil Spill Off Nigerian Coast

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – The UK Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that it was too late for Nigerian claimants to sue two

May 10, 2023
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Friday, March 3, 2023
Philippines Scrambles to Locate and Contain Oil Spill from Sunken Tanker
Accidents

Philippines Scrambles to Locate and Contain Oil Spill from Sunken Tanker

MANILA, March 3 (Reuters) – Environment and disaster authorities in the Philippines rushed to contain an oil spill on Friday from a sunken fuel

March 3, 2023
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Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Spain Detains Tanker Over Mediterranean Oil Discharge
Shipping

Spain Detains Tanker Over Mediterranean Oil Discharge

By Emma Pinedo and Jonathan Saul MADRID, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Spain has detained and fined a Maltese-flagged oil tanker it says discharged oil in

February 21, 2023
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