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Amenas Hostage Crisis: Oil Workers 'Killed' in Algeria Air Strikes

BP plans to evacuate non-essential workers from Algeria as a precautionary measure in wake of the In Amenas hostage situation.

18 January 2013 , 10:06Neftegaz.ru11500

Militants Seize Workers at Algerian Gas Field

A standoff between suspected Islamist militants holding several foreigners hostages and the Algerian army was continuing on Wednesday at a gas field operated by two major Western energy companies, fanning fears that violence could spread to neighboring countries amid France's efforts to uproot an al Qaeda-linked insurgency in Mali.

17 January 2013 , 09:30Neftegaz.ru9930

90 Workers Hurt in Jurong Jack-Up Rig Accident

Singapore's Ministry of Manpower confirmed Monday evening (local time) that all Jurong Shipyard workers have now been accounted for after a jack-up rig under construction at the yard tilted over earlier in the day.

04 December 2012 , 10:08Neftegaz.ru21600

Three Workers Confirmed Dead from Black Elk Explosion Accident

The death toll from the Nov. 16 explosion and fire incident that took place on Houston-based Black Elk Energy's oil platform has climbed to three, after authorities identified a body recovered Monday as that of a missing Filipino worker.

30 November 2012 , 10:34Neftegaz.RU15530

US Ambassador to Libya killed in consulate seige

The US Ambassador to Libya and three other diplomatic staff have been killed after an attack on the US mission in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, according to statements from Libyan officials.

13 September 2012 , 09:22Neftegaz.RU9120

Yemen LNG pipeline down after another bombing

Yemen LNG’s operations have been disrupted again after another explosion at its pipeline, the only LNG artery in the country, early this morning.

22 August 2012 , 09:21Neftegaz.RU12230

WesternZagros secures $57m financing from Crest

In the latest in a string of foreign investment developments in the Kurdish region of Iraq, Canadian explorer WesternZagros has obtained equity financing from Crest Energy International worth CAN$57 million.

09 August 2012 , 13:38Neftegaz.RU12180

Lack of support from TNK-BP Board of Directors hinders the development of Rospan project

Moscow, 24 July 2012 – TNK-BP announces that the proposal made by TNK-BP top management on 20 July concerning the first stage of the full-field development of the Company’s Rospan gas condensate was not approved by the Board of Directors due to lack of support from BP representatives.

25 July 2012 , 00:25Neftegaz.RU14470

Which Country Will See the Next Mining Disaster?

Newsweek on Chilean disaster and most likely ones in the world

18 October 2010 , 10:47Newsweek14200

Platon Lebedev to testify in court

Platon Lebedev, who faces theft charges along with jailed Yukos-founder Mikhail Khodorkovsky , will start to give his testimony in court on Monday.

23 August 2010 , 10:56RIA Novosti15410

Washington vows no slack-off in Gulf oil cleanup

The government vowed on Sunday that operations to completely clean up BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill and compensate those affected would not slacken off despite the success in halting the leak.

09 August 2010 , 10:26Reuters12880

Major new oil pollution in the US Great Lake region as a consequence of decade of regulatory violations

A Canadian company whose pipeline leaked hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil into a Michigan river has experienced leaks, an explosion and dozens of regulatory violations in the past decade throughout the Great Lakes region and elsewhere in the U.S.

30 July 2010 , 08:58Tim Martin, David RunkAssociated Press23370

100-day mark of BP oil spill catastrophe

The Gulf of Mexico oil disaster reached the 100-day mark Wednesday with hopes high that BP is finally on the verge of permanently sealing its ruptured Macondo well.

29 July 2010 , 09:49The Sydney Morning Herald19440

New oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard dispatched emergency teams Tuesday after a boat crashed into an oil well off the coast of New Orleans, reportedly sending crude spewing some 20 feet into the air.

28 July 2010 , 08:21AFP13130

Sea cleaned in only ten days after the Dalian oil spill, Chinese authorities have announced

Chinese officials said Monday one of the nation's worst oil spills had been cleaned up 10 days after a massive explosion sent an estimated 1,500 tons of crude into the Yellow Sea along the northeastern port city of Dalian.

27 July 2010 , 09:48Lily KuoLos Angeles Times14580

Chinese oil spill has more than doubled in size in 6 days

China's largest reported oil spill has more than doubled in size to 165 square miles on July 21,2010, forcing beaches to close and prompting officials to warn of a "severe threat" to sea life and water quality.

23 July 2010 , 09:32Meredith CantrellPipeline and Gas15570

Storm in Gulf of Mexico has stopped oil spill work

A storm brewing in the Caribbean brought the deep-sea effort to plug the ruptured oil well to a near standstill Wednesday just as BP was getting tantalizingly close to going in for the kill.

22 July 2010 , 10:00Colleen Long and Michael Kunzelman3News.co.nz14360

First concrete success for BP in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster

BP has successfully placed a new cap over the leaking Gulf of Mexico oil well.

13 July 2010 , 08:57Sky News13460

BP try to fix a new cap on the oil well that should be able to contain 100% of the oil leaking

Using underwater robots, BP engineers worked on Sunday to replace a cap over a gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico as part of a new attempt to contain the worst environmental disaster in US history.

12 July 2010 , 08:33The Asian Age14950

Russian submersibles could intervene to stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico

Russian-built submersibles would be able to cap the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the captain of one of the vessels has said.

09 July 2010 , 08:51Katia MoskvitchBBC News16100

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