Oil leak

California oil pipeline ruptures, leaks into ocean

California oil pipeline ruptures, leaks into ocean

An oil pipeline ruptured Tuesday dumping oil into the Pacific Ocean near Santa Barbara, California, the US Coast Guard said.

May 20, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

Coast Guard: Cruise ship fire due to fuel leak

Investigators say a fuel oil leak caused the engine-room fire that paralyzed a Carnival cruise ship at sea for five days. Now they want to know why the ship was disabled for so long.

Feb 19, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Chevron faces $25 mn fine for Brazil oil spill

Brazil's National Petroleum Agency said Thursday that Chevron Corp. will be fined nearly 50 million reais (USD 24.7 million) for an oil leak at an offshore field last November.

Jul 20, 2012, 15:03 PM IST

Crews struggle to drain oil-leaking ship off NZ

Workers are in a race against nature to try to drain the fuel before waves break up the vessel.

Oct 14, 2011, 11:49 AM IST

Oil from stuck ship turns up on New Zealand beach

Forecasts of heavy ocean swells Monday thwarted marine crews trying to pull oil from a leaking ship stuck on a reef off New Zealand`s coast

Oct 11, 2011, 09:13 AM IST

Weather prevents plugging of oil leak from MV Rak

MV Rak sank 20 nautical miles off the coast of Mumbai on August 4 after the rescue of 30 crewmen.

Aug 13, 2011, 01:31 AM IST

Oil leak from ship stops, environmental concerns remain

The oil spill from Panamanian ship
MSC Chitra has stopped, the
Coast Guard said Monday.

Aug 10, 2010, 00:29 AM IST

BP, scientists try to make sense of well puzzle

BP see no signs of leakage from its recently capped well in Gulf of Mexico.

Jul 17, 2010, 09:53 AM IST

BP rushes new plan to stem Gulf oil leak

Obama`s top environmental advisor said that the spill was probably the biggest environmental disaster.

May 31, 2010, 09:40 AM IST

Gulf awaits word on latest bid to plug oil leak

If oil stops flowing to the surface in the Gulf of Mexico, BP officials will know that their latest effort to plug a blown-out undersea well off the Louisiana coast was successful.

May 27, 2010, 15:36 PM IST

Ice blocks bid to cap Gulf of Mexico oil leak

A first try at capping a ruptured pipe gushing oil deep in the Gulf of Mexico has failed.

May 09, 2010, 08:57 AM IST

Huge dome probes ocean depths to cap US oil leak

Workers lowered a huge dome over an oil leak gushing from a sunken rig deep in the Gulf of Mexico early Saturday, as energy giant BP battled the slick lapping ashore on protected islands off the US coast.

May 08, 2010, 20:00 PM IST

Oil leak threatens `way of life`: Louisiana Governor

The oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is potentially catastrophic for the region, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said.

May 02, 2010, 09:42 AM IST

Chinese ship leaks oil near Great Barrier Reef

A Chinese coal carrier is leaking oil after running aground near Australia`s Great Barrier Reef, authorities said Sunday.

Apr 04, 2010, 09:21 AM IST

Cleanup begins after oil leak in China`s Yellow river branch

A pipeline oil leak that led to fuel flowing into a major branch of the Yellow river has been brought under control, China National Petroleum Corporation has said.

Jan 03, 2010, 13:04 PM IST

Chinese ship collides with Belgian cargo vessel

A Belgian cargo vessel leaked oil into waters off northern China after a Chinese ship crashed into it at a refuelling dock, a state news agency said on Sunday.

Oct 25, 2009, 13:23 PM IST