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Colombia's Ecopetrol halts No.2 pipeline after rebel attack

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol has halted pumping on the country's No. 2 oil pipeline after a rebel bombing that sent crude spilling into a nearby river, a source at the company told Reuters on Friday.

Contamination in North Dakota linked to fracking spills

DURHAM, N.C. -- Accidental wastewater spills from unconventional oil production in North Dakota have caused widespread water and soil contamination, a new Duke University study finds. Researchers found high levels of ammonium, selenium,...Show More Summary

In honor of World Penguin Day, check out this penguin that returns several times a year to hang with man that saved his life.

5 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

A wild penguin named Jinjing has visited João Pereira de Souza, a retired bricklayer, in Brazil every few months for the past five years—ever since de Souza rescued the bird from an oil spill. You can't make this up. It's World Penguin...Show More Summary

Have you ever caught yourself thinking: why has the population of African penguins dwindled by...

Have you ever caught yourself thinking: why has the population of African penguins dwindled by 73.33% since 1956? African penguins: adorable and endangered.  The answer is: lots of reasons including oil spills, food scarcity, habitat degradation and human harvesting of penguin eggs and guano. Show More Summary

This chart shows how crazily different the price of fuel is around the world

Much ink has been spilled over the continuing oil price crash and its effect on the global economy. The effects have been widespread, with among other things, commodity companies seeing profits crushed and oil exporting nations struggling...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Earth Day 2016 I have still never seen… A bison throw a cigarette butt out a car window A flock of geese blow the top off a mountain A seal cause an oil spill Earth can also be merry prankster. A hippoShow More Summary

One March Of A Penguin Goes From Viral Hit To Epic Pictures Deal

EXCLUSIVE: Epic Pictures has secured life rights to the almost unbelievable story of the unlikely friendship between an elderly Brazilian man and a Magellanic penguin whose life he saved after an oil spill. The company is planning aShow More Summary

Why we almost always underestimate the size of oil spills

First, it's difficult. Second, it's in oil companies' best interests to downplay spill size.

6 Years After Gulf Oil Spill, Residents Demand 'No More Drilling'

On March 23rd, weeks before the sixth anniversary of the BP oil spill, hundreds of protesters march into the New Orleans Superdome carrying banners reading "Keep It In the Ground," "No More Drilling" and "No New Leases." Hurricane Katrina made the Superdome an icon of climate destruction and government ineptitude,...

Six Years After Deepwater Horizon: Time For Serious Action

Wednesday, April 20 th, 2016 will mark the six-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that claimed the lives of eleven men and caused the largest man-made oil spill in history. The cleanup crews abandoned the Gulf...Show More Summary

One chart shows how wildly different the cost of petrol is around the world

Much ink has been spilled over the continuing oil price crash and its effect on the global economy. The effects have been widespread, with among other things, commodity companies seeing profits crushed and oil exporting nations struggling...Show More Summary

Semiconductive fabric soaks up oil spills while fighting bacteria and pollutants

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill may have been catastrophic in many ways, but if there's any silver lining to the disaster it's the efforts to find better ways to better extract oil from water that emerged in the aftermath. The latest...Show More Summary

Australian Scientists Grow Nanostructures On Fabric, Now It Can Mop Up Oil Spills

Oil spills at sea, on the land and in your own kitchen could one day easily be mopped up with a new multipurpose fabric covered with semi-conducting nanostructures, developed by a team of researchers from QUT, CSIRO and RMIT. “The fabric...Show More Summary

Nearly 6 Years After The BP Oil Spill, Government Issues New Rules To Prevent Major Spills

The new rules come as scientists continue to work to determine the total environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The post Nearly 6 Years After The BP Oil Spill, Government Issues New Rules To Prevent Major Spills appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Six Years after BP Spill, US Sets New Offshore Oil Safety Rules

The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled new oil well control rules to prevent the kind of blowout that happened six years ago on a BP Plc rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

South Dakota Oil Spill Reveals Major Pipeline Problems

States with tar sands pipelines are dealing with lousy leak-detection systems, toxic and difficult-to-clean spills and pitiful tax revenues

Australians Stage Mock Oil Spill at BP HQ Amid New Drilling Plans

Activists protested in Melbourne outside British Petroleum's (BP) headquarters against proposal to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

The "Gifts" of the Gulf Oil Spill? - Six Years Later

(Trailer to "Dispatches from the Gulf" documentary, livestream on April 20, 2016, Courtesy of Screenscope) "Clean energy defies fossil fuel price crash to attract record $329bn global investment in 2015" "Is the Oil Spill Good for Environmentalism?" Six years ago, on April 20th 2010, the U.S. Show More Summary

Pipeline spill much more than first estimates

Rachel Maddow reports on an oil leak in South Dakota from the Keystone pipeline that was initially thought to be hundreds of gallons and is now estimated to...

Fetal and newborn dolphin deaths linked to Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Scientists have finalized a study of newborn and fetal dolphins found stranded on beaches in the northern Gulf of Mexico between 2010 and 2013. The study team identified substantial differences between fetal and newborn dolphins found stranded inside and outside the areas affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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