Oil spill

Sonatrach Reports Two Leaks on OK1 Oil Pipeline

Algerian oil company Sonatrach has reported two oil leaks from its 400-mile OK1 pipeline.

Egypt Pipeline Fire Injures 17 — Health Ministry

A fire broke out on an Egyptian oil pipeline on Tuesday injuring at least 12 people the country's health ministry reported.

Abandoned Oil Tanker off Yemen Coast at Risk of Exploding

An abandoned oil tanker less than four miles off the Yemeni coast is at risk of exploding releasing more than a million barrels of crude oil into the Red Sea according to UN officials.

Canada's Trans Mountain Pipeline Restarts After Oil Spill

Canada's Trans Mountain Pipeline has been restarted after shutting on Saturday following an oil spill at a pump station in British Columbia.

Ecuador Declares Force Majeure After Oil Pipeline Shutdown

Soil erosion which damaged the primary oil pipeline in Ecuador has caused the country to declare force majeure on exploration and production until the pipeline can be repaired.

Crews Tackle Oil Spill at Alaskan TAPS Pipeline Terminal

Clean-up crews are working to contain and clean up an oil spill at the Valdez Marine Terminal on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, officials said on Wednesday.

Shell, Exxon Halt Some Gulf of Mexico Flows Due to Exxon Pipeline Leak

A leak in a subsea oil pipeline operated by Exxon has leaked in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Ecuador Scrambles to Contain Oil Spill in Amazon Region

Authorities in Ecuador are struggling to contain an oil spill after a landslide ruptured two oil pipelines earlier this week.

Ecuador Halts Crude Pipelines Due to Landslide, Says Exports Unaffected

Ecuador Halts Crude Pipelines Due to Landslide, Says Exports Unaffected

Plains All American to Pay Over $60 Million for 2015 California Oil Spill

Plains All American Pipeline LP agreed to pay about $60.6 million to settle civil charges it violated federal pipeline safety laws in connection with the 2015 spillage of 2,934 barrels of crude oil near Santa Barbara, California, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday.

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.

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