oil spill

  • Kuwait Confronts New Oil Spill

    Kuwait Confronts New Oil Spill

    Tuesday, 19th September 2017

    Another oil spill occurred in Kuwaiti national waters.

  • KPC: Kuwaiti Oil Spill Contained

    KPC: Kuwaiti Oil Spill Contained

    Wednesday, 23rd August 2017
    The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) announced the containment of the oil spill that occurred off Kuwait’s southern coast.
  • KPC Claims “Major Portion” of Kuwait’s Oil Spill Removed

    KPC Claims “Major Portion” of Kuwait’s Oil Spill Removed

    Monday, 14th August 2017
    A spokesman for the Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC) claimed significant progress in removing the oil from last week’s oil spill off Kuwait’s southern coast.
  • BP Declares 44% Drop in its Profit in Q2 2016

    BP Declares 44% Drop in its Profit in Q2 2016

    Wednesday, 27th July 2016
    BP reported that its profit for the second quarter of 2016 has dropped by 44% to $720m, compared with $1.3b for the second quarter of 2015.
  • Hurghada Oil Spill Spreads Across 6 KM in The Red Sea

    Hurghada Oil Spill Spreads Across 6 KM in The Red Sea

    Thursday, 30th June 2016
    Egypt's Environment Ministry's committee reported that crude oil slicks in the Red Sea region of Gabal al-Zeit, were already floating over 6 km in the seas off northeastern Hurghada. In cooperation with the nature-reserve officials, the committee has conducted a survey to determine the path and the movement of the spills in order to contain the situation.
  • Crimson Crude Pipeline in California Leaks 29,000 Gallons

    Crimson Crude Pipeline in California Leaks 29,000 Gallons

    Monday, 27th June 2016
    An oil spill has leaked over 29,000 gallons, or 700 barrels, of crude from a pipeline into a canyon in Ventura County, California. The spilled oil is expected to have flowed for at least a quarter-mile in the canyon, but never reached the surrounding beaches as it got contained in a lengthy ravine.
  • Nigeria’s Community Pressures ExxonMobil over Oil Spill

    Nigeria’s Community Pressures ExxonMobil over Oil Spill

    Wednesday, 15th June 2016
    The Ibeno community of Akwa-Ibom state, a host to ExxonMobil, has given the oil major one week ultimatum to clean up the latest alleged oil spill from its facilities or face sanctions in the area.
  • BP to Pay Investors $175m Over Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    BP to Pay Investors $175m Over Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    Sunday, 5th June 2016
    BP has agreed to pay $175m to settle claims that it deceived shareholders by underplaying the severity of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Their claim was based on the allegation that BP publicly “lowballed” the amount of oil flowing from its Macondo well.
  • Shell Spills Nearly 2,100 Barrels of Oil into Gulf of Mexico

    Shell Spills Nearly 2,100 Barrels of Oil into Gulf of Mexico

    Thursday, 19th May 2016
    An oil spill from Royal Dutch Shell’s offshore Brutus platform has released 2,100 barrels of crude oil (88,200 gallons) into the US Gulf of Mexico.
  • Shell Nigeria Intensifies Oil Spill Recovery Efforts at Forcados

    Shell Nigeria Intensifies Oil Spill Recovery Efforts at Forcados

    Monday, 22nd February 2016
    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) is intensifying efforts to recover from oil spill at the Forcados Terminal export pipeline that occurred on 14th February.