Pollution

  • Uganda to Address Environmental Concerns from Oil&Gas

    Uganda to Address Environmental Concerns from Oil&Gas

    Monday, 2nd January 2017
    The Ugandan government is set to table a Bill to seek stronger safeguards against pollution and wastes arising from oil and gas activities as the country prepares for oil production.
  • BP Withdraws Appeal on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Payments

    BP Withdraws Appeal on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Payments

    Tuesday, 3rd November 2015
    BP has withdrawn its legal appeal against a range of payments made to compensate individuals and businesses affected by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
  • Oman to Turn the Tide on Flaring with Latest Tech Knowhow

    Oman to Turn the Tide on Flaring with Latest Tech Knowhow

    Thursday, 27th August 2015
    Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has launched a multi-million dollar bidding round for the installation of a flare gas recovery project at the company’s Sohar refinery
  • Chinese Court Okays Pollution Lawsuit

    Chinese Court Okays Pollution Lawsuit

    Monday, 27th July 2015
    A Chinese court allowed a lawsuit by a domestic non-governmental organization against Cnooc Ltd. and ConocoPhillips over the Bohai Bay oil spill in 2011, in what may be one of the first tests for the government’s new environmental-protection laws.