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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Oil spill feared off Canada's west coast after Russian ship loses power

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:39am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Prince Rupert Canada fears oil spill after ship loses power A Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tonnes of fuel was drifting without power in rough seas off ... lost power late on Thursday, officials said. The fear of oil spills is especially acute in British Columbia, where residents remember the Exxon Valdez disaster of 1989 in nearby Alaska. ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Pipeline leak blackens Thai beach island

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... Kim Wall Kim.wall@scmp.com Emergency crews work to contain 50,000 litre spill and prevent it from reaching Thai coastline Resort island hit by crude oil spill Waves of crude oil have washed up on a popular tourist island in Thailand after a leak from a pipeline, amid frantic efforts to stop it reaching the eastern coastline. About 50,000 litres of oil spilled into the sea off ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    BP found grossly negligent in 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:26am by Bloomberg

    ... negligent in oil spill BP acted with gross negligence in setting off the biggest offshore oil spill in US history, a federal judge ruled, handing down a long-awaited decision that may force ... to a July 29 earnings statement. The ultimate cost is "subject to significant uncertainty", BP said. Barbier has yet to rule on how much oil was spilled, a key factor in determining ...

  4. News - World

    Halliburton agrees US$1.1 billion deal for 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 02:16am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg US company reaches settlement for role in 2010 disaster at BP well in Gulf of Mexico Halliburton agrees deal for oil spill claims Halliburton has reached a US$1.1 billion settlement for a majority of claims against the company for its role in the biggest US offshore oil spill in 2010. The agreement announced by the company helps the it avoid billions more in potential ...

  5. News - World

    Trial resumes over 2010 oil spill as judge seeks to determine how much oil spewed into Gulf.

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:31pm by AP

    ... NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trial resumes over 2010 oil spill as judge seeks to determine how much oil spewed into Gulf. ...

  6. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CNOOC silent on output at spill site

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... approved production to resume. Beijing ordered the shutdown of the oilfield - the nation's largest offshore facility - because of oil spills. Nevertheless, the field never completely shut down ... on the field's revised development and production plan and environmental impact assessment as required by Beijing following the oil spills. The spills, which began in June 2011, resulted in the release ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Exxon Mobil pipeline leaks 'thousands of barrels' of Canadian oil in Arkansas

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 02:44pm by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York Exxon Mobil was working to clean up thousands of barrels of oil in Mayflower, Arkansas, after a pipeline carrying heavy Canadian crude ruptured, a major spill likely ... with lighter liquids to allow it to flow through pipelines, according to the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), which referred to Wabasca as “oil sands” in a report. The spill occurred ...

  8. News - World

    Former Halliburton manager pleads guilty to destroying evidence after 2010 Gulf oil spill.

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 11:51pm by AP

    ... NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former Halliburton manager pleads guilty to destroying evidence after 2010 Gulf oil spill. ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    BP's Deepwater Horizon employees unfairly targeted, their lawyers say

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in New York

    ... and the release of millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. On April 20, 2010, Kaluza and Vidrine were aware that a drill pipe inserted into the Macondo well to test its pressure showed ... with misleading the US Congress as it investigated the spill. ...

  10. News - World

    US: Halliburton agrees to plead guilty to destroying evidence in 2010 Gulf oil spill

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 07:21am by AP

    ... WASHINGTON (AP) — US: Halliburton agrees to plead guilty to destroying evidence in 2010 Gulf oil spill. ...




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