Monthly Archives: October 2016

UK – Oil Platform Shut Down After Leak

UK – Oil Platform Shut Down After Leak BP has shut down one of its oil platforms, about 75km to the west of Shetland, because … Continue reading

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Report: Chemical Accidents Have Killed Nearly 200 People in China This Year

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Report: Chemical Accidents Have Killed Nearly 200 People in China This Year A recently released reported has revealed a grim statistic about the state of … Continue reading

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Chevron Recovers Part Of Angola Helicopter Crash Wreckage

Angola Heli Crash

Chevron Recovers Part Of Angola helicopter Crash Wreckage Part of the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed off the coast of Angola last week has been … Continue reading

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China Invests Heavily To Extinguish Coal Seam Fires

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China Invests Heavily To Extinguish Coal Seam Fires The National Development and Reform Commission of China earmarked 259 million yuan (39 million U.S. dollars) to … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached In Damages From Exxon’s Yellowstone Spill

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Settlement Reached In Damages From Exxon’s Yellowstone Spill BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — State and federal officials say they have a settlement with Exxon Mobil over … Continue reading

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Indonesia – Fire Extinguished At Cilacap Refinery

Pertimina Ref Fire

Pertamina says fire extinguished at Cilacap refinery JAKARTA Oct 5 – A fire at Pertamina’s Cilacap refinery in Indonesia shortly after midday on Wednesday has … Continue reading

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Iran Fears Oil Plant Fires Could Be Due To Hacking

Iran Hack Fires

Iran fears oil plant fires could be due to hacking AP says in one of its Big Story reports that a series of fires at … Continue reading

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Nigerian Navy Says It Stopped Refinery Attack By Militants

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Nigerian Navy says it stopped refinery attack by militants THE Nigerian Navy said a loud blast on September 29 near the jetty of the Warri … Continue reading

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Saudi Aramco Fire Injures 8

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Saudi Aramco Fire Injures 8 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — State-owned Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil production company, says eight of its workers have … Continue reading

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Statoil To Improve Helicopter Safety Following Fatal Crash

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Statoil To Improve Helicopter Safety Following Fatal Crash Statoil has vowed to improve helicopter safety following the release of an investigation into a fatal helicopter … Continue reading

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Statoil Reports Aasgard B Platform Fire

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Statoil Reports Aasgard B Platform Fire A small fire which occurred on the Aasgard B platform offshore Norway on Sunday was quickly dealt with, a … Continue reading

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Ship Channel Closed After Tanker Fire, Fuel Spill

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Ship Channel Closed After Tanker Fire, Fuel Spill DEER PARK, Texas (AP) — A portion of the Houston Ship Channel is closed to all traffic … Continue reading

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