Showing posts with label oil spill. Show all posts
Showing posts with label oil spill. Show all posts

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Keystone spill from damage during installation

 Mechanical damage from construction of a section of the Keystone pipeline in 2008 in South Dakota likely resulted in the latest release, a federal report found.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Nebraska Approves TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Keystone XL Pipeline
The panel in the US state of Nebraska has removed the last legislative obstacle to the construction of the controversial pipeline project in the territory of the state.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Greece struggles to clean up oil spill

Greece struggles to clean up oil spill
A major clean-up operation which was underway on Thursday to address an oil spill that has spread across a large area of the Saronic Gulf will last for about three weeks, Greek Shipping minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis told a press briefing.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Cuba, US ink cooperation deal on oil spill clean up

Cuba and the United States on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate to clean up and contain future oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida Straits.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

No Risk of Oil Spill From Pemex Tanker on Fire in Mexican Gulf

A loaded oil tanker that caught fire on Saturday presents no risk to the environment, the company, which owns the tanker, said Saturday.

Friday, May 13, 2016

More than 2,000 barrels of oil spilled in Gulf of Mexico

More than 2,000 barrels of oil were released into the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico about 97 miles from the southern tip of Louisiana, Shell said.

Sunday, March 06, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Friday, February 05, 2016

MarGeo Eco news (March 2016)

An organization comprising Peruvian Amazon communities plans to file a complaint against state-owned oil company Petroperu over a crude spill caused by a pipeline leak, the group's president told EFE Thursday.......Peru Indians to file complaint against state oil company over pipeline spill
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Sunday, January 24, 2016

Mexico's Pemex says controls fire on oil platform, won't affect output

Mexico's state-run oil company Pemex said on Saturday that a fire broke out in a machine room on a platform located in the company's top producing oilfield, but added that it would not affect production.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Pollution from oil spill on Albanian coastline improves

Albanian agriculture minister Edmond Panariti on Monday said the environmental situation in the Albanian city of Durres that was hit by the recent oil spill has improved, and that the damages to ocean life were superficial.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Shell accused of lying over Nigeria oil spill clean-up

Shell has been accused of making false claims about the extent of its oil spill clean-up operations in Nigeria and urged to take more action to help worst-hit communities.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Environmentalists to Protest at White House Against Oil Spill on Oceans

Hundreds of advocacy groups and community leaders are expected to gather in front of the White House on Tuesday and call on the Obama administration to stop fossil fuel leases on public lands and oceans.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

US Coast Guard Forward Deployed to Arctic for Shell Drilling (State Department)

The US Coast Guard has forward deployed maritime assets in the Alaskan Arctic during the time Royal Dutch Shell is scheduled to drill for oil, State Department Representative to the Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp, told reporters.

Thursday, July 02, 2015

BP to pay record $18.7bn over 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Under the agreement reached by BP and five US states along the Gulf of Mexico, the British oil major will pay out $18.7 billion over 18 years. The deal resolves the firm of remaining liabilities from the biggest oil spill in US history.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Rescuers Work to Save Wildlife Affected by California Oil Spill

Dead animals have been found almost daily since a pipeline failed May 19, releasing thousands of gallons of crude oil into the ocean and beaches of central California. While it will take years for scientists to gauge the spill's effects on the ecosystem, rescue workers are taking more immediate action by rescuing animals affected by the spill.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

State of Emergency Declared for California Oil Spill

The western U.S. state of California has declared a state of emergency for an area of coastline hit with one of the worst oil spills in the state's recent history.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Arctic Oil-Drilling Plans Spur Protest in Washington State

Hundreds of activists opposed to drilling for oil in the Arctic took to the waters of a bay in the western U.S. state of Washington on Saturday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

US gives Shell approval to recommence Arctic drilling (video Al Jazeera)

When Shell last tried Arctic drilling, in 2012, it was forced to abandon its operations after an oil rig ran aground.

US data estimates that the country's Arctic seas contain 22 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 26 trillion cubic metres of natural gas.

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