Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Merchant vessel splits into two off Mumbai coast; crew rescued
A Singapore-bound merchant vessel from Jeddah split into two around 840 nautical miles off the coast...
Oil spill off Mumbai coast, Qatar-based co be made party: NGT
The National Green Tribunal has directed a Qatar-based shipping enterprise to be made a party in the...
BP oil disaster case settled at $4 bn
Eleven workers died when BP's Macondo oil well blew out, triggering an explosion on the drilling rig...
US to get $1.4 bn over Gulf of Mexico disaster
Swiss-based Transocean, which owned a rig that blew up in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, has agre...
Half the world`s oil spills happen in Russia: Greenpeace
More than 20,000 oil spills, or half the world`s annual total, take place in Russia, a senior offici...
Clean-up of Gulf oil spill was more toxic
The study found that mixing the dispersant with oil increased toxicity of the mixture up to 52-fold ...
US suspends contracts with British oil giant BP
The US has temporarily suspended new government contracts with the British oil and gas company BP.
US oil spill: BP agrees to pay $4.5 bn in penalties
The April, 2010 explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers.
Oil spill in 100 acres farmland after pipeline crack
A pipeline carrying crude oil for refining developed cracks and spilt oil in about 100 acres of farm...
Chevron pays fine for oil spill in Brazil
US oil supermajor Chevron Corp. said it has paid the 35.1 million reais (USD 17 million) fine impose...
Bugs ate 200,000 tonnes of oil spill: Study
Hydrocarbon-eating bugs in the Gulf of Mexico cleared over a period of five months at least 200,000 ...
Mexican firm ordered to clean up oil spill
Mexican environmental authorities are demanding that state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos clean up ...
SC gives green signal for beaching of US ship
SC said "we direct the concerned authorities to allow the ship in question to beach and permit ...
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 ...
Conservation groups sue US govt over Arctic spill plans
A coalition of conservation groups sued the US government today over its approval of oil spill respo...
Energy experts for 'paradigm shift' to prevent disasters
With effects of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico still to abate, energy experts have called fo...
Oil spill off Mumbai coast: Green Tribunal seeks MoEF`s reply
MV Rak had sank 20 nautical miles off the South Mumbai coast in the Arabian Sea on August 4, 2011.
Nanotube `sponge` can clean oil spill
Scientists have developed a carbon nanotube sponge that can soak up oil in water with unparalleled e...
US feds make 1st arrest in BP oil spill case
The Justice Department said on Tuesday it filed the first criminal charges in the Deepwater Horizon ...
2 years later, fish sick near BP oil spill site
Two years after the drilling-rig explosion that touched off the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. h...
Oil spill harms marine life, but recovery possible
Salt marshes are commonly disturbed by natural events and, as a result, they may be able to also rec...
BP spill settlement clears way for comeback
BP's multibillion-dollar settlement with people and businesses harmed by its 2010 oil spill removes ...
BP reaches $7.8 bn deal with plaintiffs in oil spill case
British Petroleum has reached a USD 7.8 billion deal with thousands of fishermen and other plaintiff...
Cargo ship sinks off China coast; eight killed
A cargo ship sank off China`s south-eastern coast.
World’s first magnetic soap developed
Scientists have developed world’s first magnetic soap that could calm concerns over the use of soaps...
Grounded cargo ship breaks apart on NZ reef
The wreck of the Greek-owned Rena was described as New Zealand`s worst maritime environmental disast...
BP sues Halliburton over $42 billion oil spill bill
Halliburton cemented the failed well that caused the United State's biggest offshore oil spill.
BP and Anadarko agree $4 bn oil spill settlement
BP said on Monday that as part of the deal, Anadarko will no longer pursue its allegations of gross ...
BP oil not degrading on Gulf floor: Study
Oil left over from last year`s BP spill isn`t breaking down as quickly as some scientists thought it...
BP oil spill report may prompt over $30 billion pay-out
Findings of the second major investigation by the US government into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spi...
US probe lays Gulf spill blame on BP, contractors
The US government heaped the lion's share of blame for the country's biggest ever oil spill on BP on...
US report blames BP, contractors for Gulf oil spill
The US report said that BP made a series of decisions that complicated cementing operations and trig...
Release of key BP oil spill probe expected soon
The results of a pivotal federal U.S. probe of last year's massive BP (BP.L) oil spill could be rele...
Nigeria`s oil region hit by fresh spill
The clean-up would require USD 1 billion and take thirty years to undertake.
ConocoPhillips finds 9 new leaks in China oil spill
US oil giant ConocoPhillips, already facing legal action and mounting public anger over a huge oil s...
Reduction in rate of MV Rak oil spill: Coast Guard
Coast Guard ships Samudra Prahari, Varuna and Kamala Devi are combating the oil spill from MV Rak C...
Coast Guard to fix oil leakage from MV Rak today
Diving operation to identify and plug the oil leak from the sunk cargo vessel MV Rak are expected to...
No cause of concern over oil spill, says Natarajan
Ruling out any cause of concern over the oil spill from a sunk cargo vessel off the Mumbai coast, ...
Mumbai: Oil spill from sunken ship decreases
The oil spill from cargo vessel MV Rak off the Mumbai coast has decreased in quantum as compared t...
Oil spill threatens Mumbai coastline
The ship MT Rak Carrier was laden with 60,000 tonnes of coal and 340 tonnes of fuel and diesel when ...
Mumbai: Eco disaster looms following oil spill
The city of Mumbai is facing an environmental disaster as reports suggest the sinking of cargo vesse...
Anger mounts in China over oil spill
China National Offshore Oil Corporation has been slammed for hiding an oil spill hidden for a month.
Rising river complicates Exxon oil spill cleanup
Up to 1,000 barrels of crude oil oozed into the legendary Yellowstone before the leak was stopped.
Oil spilled into Yellowstone River in US
An oil pipeline in US state Montana has ruptured and spilled crude oil into the Yellowstone River.
BP oil spill partly blamed for Gulf dolphin deaths
The deaths of over 150 dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico so far this year is due to the BP oil spill.
Role of bacteria in degrading Gulf oil spill revealed
Recirculation of water allowed bacteria to increase in number and degrade the chemicals more rapidly...
A year after BP spill, US vows to restore Gulf
President Barack Obama vowed to do "whatever is necessary" to restore the US Gulf Coast.
Fishermen in battle for BP oil spill compensation
Nearly an year after, BP`s quasi-independent claims facility has paid $3.9 bn to 177,000 claimants.
Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP boss Hayward may be charged with manslaughter
Possible charges include manslaughter, which carries up to 10 years jail.
Gulf of Mexico oil spill toll was huge: Study
The ecological damage may be 50 times higher than believed, says a study.
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