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BP to Pay $20b in Environmental Damage Over 2010 Oil Spill

In the largest environmental settlement in the US history, oil and gas giant BP will pay over $20b to the American government over damages caused by an rig explosion and oil spill on April 20, 2010 in the Gulf of Mex ...

Oil tanker Fell Off Bridge in Lagos, No Dead Reported

A Forte Oil's fuel tanker fell off the Ojuelegba bridge in Lagos bursting into flames as its content spilled and burnt down four houses and five vehicles.

Oil spill in Al-Sinbellawin

The Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) released a statement late Monday announcing the discovery of an oil spill in the Al-Bouhiya Canal near Al Sinbellawin, in the delta governorate of Dakahlia.

US Judge Refuses to Dismiss Decade-Old Oil Leak Case

A federal judge refused on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit that environmental groups filed against a New Orleans-based company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

Lawmakers to Probe Federal Agency’s Oversight of US Pipelines After Oil Spill

Lawmakers are set to probe a federal agency’s oversight of U.S. pipelines after a crude spill near the southern California coast highlighted the government’s delays implementing congressionally mandated safeguards.

Shell Fined for Diesel Leak on North Sea Platform

Oil giant Shell has been fined thousands of pounds after a diesel leak on board a North Sea platform.

Russian Environmental Watchdog Opens Case Against Rosneft for Siberia Oil Spill

Russia’s environmental watchdog has opened a case against state-owned oil corporation Rosneft after a pipeline leak resulted in oily water filling backyards and flowing out of locals’ taps in Siberia.

BP Shares Down After Supreme Court Denies Oil Spill Appeal

BP shares are down 2.13% to $40.47 in afternoon trading on Monday after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from oil giant concerning fines that the company will be liable for in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of ...

US Rejects Appeals on 2010 Oil Spill

Justices let stand a lower court ruling that said the owners of the blown-out Macondo well could not avoid federal fines for the spill by blaming another company's failed equipment.

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