1 Killed, 3 Injured in Saudi Aramco Oil Pipeline Leak

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco says one person has been killed and three others injured as a result of an oil pipeline leak in the east of the kingdom. The company said in a statement Sunday that an emergency response team managed to contain the leak Saturday in A..

Natural Gas Leaks from Pipeline in Alaska's Cook Inlet

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Natural gas for at least 10 days has leaked from an underwater natural gas pipeline in Alaska’s Cook Inlet and floating ice has prevented divers from reaching the site. The gas is bubbling from an 8-inch pipeline in 80 feet of water about four miles off shore. The pipeline ..

Early-Morning Pipeline Explosion Lights Up South Texas Sky

REFUGIO, Texas (AP) — A natural gas pipeline has exploded in South Texas, in a fiery display that lit up the sky and could be seen for miles. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Nathan Brandley said the explosion occurred early Wednesday near Refugio, a rural community north of Corpus Christi, a..

Official: 1 Missing, 2 Injured in Louisiana Pipeline Blaze

PARADIS, La. (AP) — One worker was missing and two were injured after an explosion sparked a fire at a Louisiana pipeline Thursday night, officials said. Authorities don’t yet know what caused the fire on the Phillips 66 pipeline in Paradis, but a crew of six workers was cleaning it at the time, St..

Utility Agrees to Pay $8.5 Million Over Gas Blowout

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California Gas Co. agreed Wednesday to pay $8.5 million to settle a lawsuit over a well blowout that spewed natural gas for nearly four months and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes. The utility signed an agreement with the South Coast Air Qual..

Bills Aim to Beef Up Oil Transportation Safety

The state of Washington seeks to pass oil pipeline regulations that would make the transportation of oil safer.

Company: Size of Iowa Diesel Pipeline Spill Overestimated

HANLONTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Pipeline officials say far less diesel fuel than feared spilled from a broken pipeline in north-central Iowa. Magellan Midstream Partners officials initially estimated that nearly 139,000 gallons spilled when the pipeline broke near Hanlontown on Wednesday. But the compan..

Iowa Spill Is Largest of Diesel Fuel in US Since 2010

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Workers were expected to complete cleaning up Thursday about 140,000 gallons of diesel fuel that spewed from a broken pipeline onto an Iowa farm, the largest U.S. diesel spill since 2010, federal authorities said. Vacuum trucks were sucking up the fuel that spilled onto an a..

Workers Remove About One-Fifth of Iowa Diesel Pipeline Spill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Workers have removed about one-fifth of the 140,000 gallons of diesel that spilled from a broken pipeline onto an Iowa farm, authorities said on Thursday, and all the liquid on the ground should be cleaned up by the end of the day. Vacuum trucks were sucking up the fuel th..

Crews Cleaning Up Diesel Spill from Pipeline Leak in Iowa

HANLONTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Work crews are cleaning up a spill of more than 60,000 gallons of a diesel mix from a broken pipeline in north-central Iowa. The Mason City Globe Gazette reports ( ) that the leak from a 12-inch Magellan Midstream Partners pipe was discovered around 8 a...

Judge Postpones Sentencing of PG&E

A federal judge delays sentencing PG&E for violating pipeline safety regulations.

Judge Set to Sentence PG&E in Criminal Case Tied to Blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. found guilty of violating pipeline regulations.

Feds: Natural Gas Leaking from Pipeline in Gulf of Mexico

CAMERON, La. (AP) — Federal regulators say a pipeline is leaking natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and the U.S. Coast Guard are responding to the leak in waters roughly 30 miles southwest of Cameron, Louisiana..

Oil Pipeline Leak Reported in Southwest Missouri

NICKELVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri county highway is expected to be closed until Thursday as crews clean up an oil pipeline spill. Enbridge Energy said Sunday that nearly 200 barrels of oil leaked from a pipeline at its pump station near Nickeville in Lawrence County. KYTV-TV reports (ht..

Pipeline Reopens Near Chattanooga After Gasoline Leak

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A pipeline in Chattanooga has reopened less than a week after it was closed because of a gasoline leak. Colonial Pipeline spokesman Aaron Smith tells news outlets that the affected portion near Signal Mountain was repaired Thursday night and service to the line has been ..

PHMSA Completes Rulemaking for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines

PHMSA signs new regulations for hazardous liquid pipelines.

Cleanup Underway After Small Oil Spill at Alaska Refinery

KENAI, Alaska (AP) – State environmental officials are investigating the cause of a recent oil spill near the Tesoro Refinery in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. According to a report from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, the refinery’s operator discovered the spill near a wastewate..

Massive 2013 Oil Spill in North Dakota Still Not Cleaned Up

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Three years and three months later, a massive oil spill in North Dakota still isn’t fully cleaned up. The company responsible hasn’t even set a date for completion. Though crews have been working around the clock to deal with the Tesoro Corp. pipeline break, which happened in ..

Company: Equipment Didn't Detect North Dakota Pipeline Leak

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Electronic monitoring equipment failed to detect a pipeline rupture that spewed more than 176,000 gallons of crude oil into a North Dakota creek, the pipeline’s operator said Monday. It’s not yet clear why the monitoring equipment didn’t detect the leak, Wendy Owen, a spokeswo..

Weather Affects Oil Pipeline Spill Cleanup in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A company with a history of oil field-related spills in North Dakota and Montana is being hampered by winter weather in its cleanup of a “significant” pipeline break that leaked crude oil into a tributary of the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota, a regulator said Th..

1 Killed, Several Injured in Gas Explosion in Illinois Town

CANTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and several people injured in a natural gas explosion in the central Illinois community of Canton. Officials say the explosion Wednesday evening occurred near the downtown square and damaged several buildings. It shattered windows several bl..

Colonial's Gas Line Back in Service

HELENA, Ala. (AP) — A gas pipeline that exploded in Alabama last week is back in service, the pipeline company said Sunday. Service was restarted at 5:45 a.m. Sunday on the pipeline that transports gasoline from the Gulf Coast to New York City, according to Colonial Pipeline Co. The pipeline explo..

Quake Near Oklahoma Oil Hub Causes Substantial Damage

CUSHING, Okla. (AP) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake centered near one of the world’s key oil hubs brought down building facades and shattered windows in a central Oklahoma city, rendering century-old buildings unsafe and raising concerns about key infrastructure. As the sun rose Monday, television new..

Colonial Says Blast-Damaged Gasoline Line Should Reopen Sunday

Colonial Pipeline says the pipeline that exploded earlier this week should be operational again on Sunday.

Major Gasoline Pipeline in Southeast Disrupted for 2nd Time in 2 Months

How America's gasoline market will be affected by Colonial Pipeline's second disruption in two months.

Update: Company Aims to Restart Gas Pipeline This Weekend

Colonial Pipeline officials hope to restart a gasoline pipeline that exploded earlier this week as soon as this weekend.

Obama Says Army Corps Examining Dakota Oil Pipeline Route

Army Corps of Engineers are researching whether the Dakota Access Pipeline construction project can be rerouted in southern North Dakota.

Cause of Colonial Pipeline Explosion Revealed

According to PHMSA, pipeline contractors were working on repairs to the Colonial Pipeline from a September leak when gasoline ignited.

Company: Main Gas Pipeline Out for Rest of Week

HELENA, Ala. (AP) — Colonial Pipeline says it has restarted one of its two main pipelines after an explosion in Alabama, but anticipates that its main gasoline line will remain down the rest of this week. The Georgia-based company said in a statement Tuesday that it restarted its Line 2, which tran..

Company: 1 Dead, Several Injured in Colonial Pipeline Blast

For the second time in two months, the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies gasoline to millions of Americans, was forced to shut down.