Oil spill

Canadian Pacific Crude Train Derails, Catches Fire in Saskatchewan

A Canadian Pacific Railway train hauling crude oil derailed west of Guernsey, Saskatchewan, causing a fire at around midnight local time, railway and police officials said on Monday.

Congress Seeks Review of Keystone Pipeline in Wake of Spill

Top U.S. House Democrats have called for a federal review of both the Keystone pipeline and PHMSA in the wake of 383,000-gallon (1.4-million-liter) spill in northeastern North Dakota.

Keystone Leak Affected Larger Area than First Thought

A crude oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has turned out to have affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported, a state regulator said Monday.

TC Energy Cuts November Keystone Volumes by About 39% After Leak - Sources

A source has reported that TC Energy will cut November volumes on its Keystone pipeline by nearly 39%, higher than previous estimates, following a leak on the line two weeks ago.

Keystone Resumes Crude Oil Deliveries at Reduced Volumes

TC Energy said that its Keystone pipeline has returned to service following the approval of its repair and restart plan by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

TC Energy Declares Force Majeure After Federal Regulators Order Corrective Action

TC Energy has declared a force majeure on its Keystone Pipeline after PHMSA ordered that corrective action be taken to determine the cause of a leak that spilled over 9,000 barrels of oil last week.

Keystone Restart Unknown, Leak Source Unclear

The exact cause of the Keystone Pipeline leak that spilled over 9,000 barrels of oil last week is still unknown as is the timeline for when the pipeline will be restarted.

Shippers Seek Alternatives as Crews Work to Plug Keystone Leak

Shippers on the Keystone pipeline are seeking alternative sources of supply as workers from TC Energy begin working to plug the line which leaked on Tuesday.

Marketlink Oil Line From Cushing Cuts Rates After Keystone Leak - Sources

TC Energy's Marketlink crude oil pipeline was operating at reduced rates on Thursday due to supply constraints after the company's Keystone pipeline was shut following a leak.

Keystone Leak Estimated at 383,000 Gallons

The Keystone Pipeline leak from early this week reportedly spilled more than 383,000 gallons of crude in northeast North Dakota.

EQM Delays Mountain Valley, Raises Costs Again

EQM Midstream has once again delayed the timeline and raised the cost for its Mountain Valley Pipeline project.

Brazil's Mystery Oil Spills May Have Criminal Source: President

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday the oil spills that have been contaminating the northeastern coast since the beginning of September appeared to involve crimes.

Colombia’s Trasandino Pipeline Damaged in Bombing

Colombia's Trasandino pipeline was damaged in a bomb attack, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday, spilling crude oil into a nearby river.

PHMSA Publishes "Mega" Rule After Nearly A Decade of Work

U.S. transportation officials on Tuesday adopted long-delayed measures that are meant to prevent pipeline spills and deadly gas explosions but don't address recommended steps to lessen accidents once they occur.

Ruptured Nigerian Pipeline Spilled Oil: NNPC

A pipeline that ruptured on Friday in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil, but has been contained, the head of state oil company NNPC said.

Bomb Damages Colombia's Cano Limon Crude Pipeline

A bomb has damaged a section of Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said, the twenty-sixth attack on the pipeline this year.

Health Officials Report N.D. Pipeline Leaks 10K Gallons of Oil

North Dakota’s Health Department says more than 10,000 gallons of oil has spilled from a pipeline in Williams County.

Oil Storage Pools Set Ablaze in Colombia During Pipeline Repairs

Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol said intruders deliberately set fire to crude oil retention pools it was using for storage during repairs to its bomb-damaged Caño Limón-Coveñas pipeline.

UK Supreme Court to Hear Nigerians' Case for Pursuing Shell Pipeline Spill Claim in England

The Supreme Court in London will hear an appeal by Nigerian farmers and fishermen to pursue claims in England against oil major Shell over oil spills in the Niger Delta, lawyers for the two affected communities said on Wednesday.

Fatal Nigerian Explosion Caused by Pipeline Theft

At least two people were killed after a pipeline fire erupted in the Ijegun area of Lagos on Thursday. Security agencies said oil bunkering activities caused the fire outbreak as fuel spilled into the community's drainage system.

Plains All American Fined $3.3M for California Oil Spill

A California judge fined Plains All American Pipeline $3.35 million for a 2015 California coastal oil spill caused by the rupture of a corroded pipeline.

Plains All American fined $3.3M for California Oil Spill

Plains All American Pipeline was fined nearly $3.35 million for a 2015 California coastal oil spill caused by the rupture of a corroded pipeline.

Colombia's Ecopetrol Working to Contain Spills from Pipeline Attacks

Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol said it is working to contain two oil spills from its Cano Limon pipeline, which was damaged by bomb attacks on the weekend.

TransCanada Restarts Shut Portion of Keystone Oil Pipeline

TransCanada restarted a section of the Keystone oil pipeline, following a leak of 43 barrels of crude oil in Missouri earlier this month, the company said.

Canadian National Train Derails in Manitoba, Leaks Oil

A Canadian National Railway Co train derailed in Western Canada and leaked an undetermined volume of crude oil. The incident comes as crude oil shipments by rail in Canada reached a record high due to full pipelines.

Colombia’s Cano Limon Pipeline Bombed for 6th Time this Year: Ecopetrol

Colombia’s Cano Limon pipeline was bombed again, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said, the sixth time it has been attacked this year.

Missouri Leak Prompts Closure of Parts of 2 Oil Pipelines

An oil leak near St. Louis prompted the closure of parts of two pipelines as crews work to determine the source, company officials and Missouri regulators said.

Mexico's Fuel Thieves Undeterred by Deadly Blast

Days after a fireball erupted near the Mexican town of Tlahuelilpan, killing at least 117 people pilfering gasoline from a pipeline, the area's fuel bandits were back in business.

Pipeline Vandals Cause 8,000-Barrel Spill in Peruvian Amazon

Peru's state oil company said about 8,000 barrels of crude oil spilled in the Amazon after vandals severed a pipeline and blocked access by technicians seeking to repair it.

West Texas Pipeline to Resume on Schedule after Spill

Energy Transfer Partners said a West Texas pipeline will resume operations on Saturday as planned after it spilled water with nontoxic green dye and residual crude oil near Abilene.