This article was originally published by The Conversation. The Nigerian government has finally started the clean-up of oil-soaked Ogoniland after years of inaction. A billion dollars has been committed to what has been described as one...Show More Summary
LIMA (Reuters) - The head of Petroperu, German Velasquez, was dismissed following the third oil spill in the Amazon this year from the state-owned energy company's four-decades-old pipeline, the government said on Thursday.
The spreading of mixable liquids into 'droplet hats' was observed for the first time, which could lead to insight into improving strategies for cleaning animals affected by oil spills.
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) senior public affairs officer Diane Screnci said that according to Entergy, which operates Fitzpatrick, nuclear facilty, the source of the oil sheen has been identified as main turbine lubricating oil.
LIMA (Reuters) - An oil spill in the Amazon region of Peru was detected on Friday night, state energy company Petroperu said in a statement on Saturday, adding that measures were being taken to fix the ruptured pipeline and to protect the environment.
Cleanup efforts continued Friday after a leaky pipeline valve spilled almost 30,000 gallons of crude oil into a gorge in Ventura. Up to 700 barrels of crude bled into Prince Barranca on Thursday, a gorge that typically fills with water during storms. Officials could not provide a timetable for...
Brexit, and the results are.......... David Cameron resigns as PM Oil spill in Ventura County, CA Another "Republican" comes out in favor of Hillary Federal Judge oks chaos in Cleveland in time for the RNC Convention President Temper Tantrum...
A Ventura, California, fire-engineering service reported Thursday that about 29,000 gallons of oil had spilled from an underground California coastal pipeline, several miles from the shores of the Pacific Ocean.
Fire officials announced on Thursday that an oil pipeline in the Ventura County had spilled approximately 700 barrels of crude, the equivalent of more than 29,000 gallons of oil, into a grassy canyon in Ventura, but fortunately emergency crews could breathe a little easier as the spill did not reach the nearby California county coast... Show More Summary
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An oil spill of 700 barrels of crude spilled from a pipeline near California's coast on Thursday but was quickly contained in a dry creek bed and did not reach the Pacific Ocean in VenturaShow More Summary
Live updates: Oil spill in Ventura County June 23, 2016, 2:57 p.m. Ventura County firefighters are racing to stop thousands of gallons of crude oil from flowing into the ocean after a leak was spotted at Prince Barranca valley, officials said. The spill is estimated to involve 700 barrels. There...
You don't need offshore drilling to have an offshore oil spill.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Aera Energy, which is owned by affiliates of Shell and Exxon Mobil, said on Thursday it was not the owner of some 700 barrels of oil that spilled in Ventura, California on Thursday.
Hazmat responders prevented 700 barrels of oil from reaching the Pacific Ocean. A leak in an oil pipeline in Ventura County, California, was detected Thursday morning around 5:30 a.m. By 8:45 a.m., the spilled crude oil flowed from Hall Canyon in Prince Barranca Valley, about one mile inland from San Buenaventura State Beach. Show More Summary
An oil pipeline just began to leak in Ventura, California. Early Thursday morning, firefighters rushed to the scene to try and prevent the crude oil from spilling into the ocean. Ventura County Fire Department spokesperson Mike Lindbery...Show More Summary
A pipeline in southern California has spilled 700 barrels of crude oil as of Thursday morning. The post BREAKING: Thousands Gallons Of Crude Oil Have Spilled From A Southern California Pipeline appeared first on ThinkProgress.
On June 3, a Union Pacific oil train derailed in Oregon, spilling thousands of gallons of oil and forcing the evacuation of a small town. This week, Union Pacific will resume shipping oil. The post Just Weeks After A Major Derailment, Oregon Oil Train Traffic Is Starting Back Up appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Ventura County firefighters have stopped thousands of gallons of crude oil from flowing toward the ocean after a leak was spotted at Prince Barranca valley, officials said. The leak was spotted about 5:30 a.m. in a pipeline in Hall Canyon and originally estimated to involve up to 5,000 barrels...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. government agency created after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill plans in coming weeks to unveil tougher financial requirements for offshore oil producers aimed at protecting taxpayers from the risk of cleaning up abandoned oil rigs, an agency executive told Reuters.
Looks like Omar Mateen was an American-hating asshat long before he slaughtered 49 innocent people in Orlando. He worked security during the BP oil spill and badmouthed them every time