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200 tons of crude oil leaked into the Red Sea's Gulf from Jordan's Aqaba port

The civil defense chief in Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba told that the leak was brought under control within 15 minutes, without saying how much oil had leaked.

24 August 2016 , 18:17Neftegaz.RU6410

A blast occurred at the Romania's Petromidia leaving 1 dead and 3 injured

Romania's Petromidia refinery is operating at reduced capacity after an explosion in the area of the vacuum distillation plant, killing 1 worker and injuring another 3.

23 August 2016 , 18:14Neftegaz.RU7520

The State Security Service of Georgia prevents terrorist attack on Russia-Armenia gas pipeline

Gruzia Online reported that 7 suspected terrorists in Georgia were arrested for plotting attacks on area gas pipelines.

22 August 2016 , 16:15Neftegaz.RU8840

UK´s Unite called for urgent talks with Wood Group to avoid further strike

UK´s union Unite has called for fresh talks to try to avert more strikes by North Sea workers in a long-running dispute over pay.

11 August 2016 , 10:14Neftegaz.RU4390

48-hour strike on 7 Shell-operated platforms will go ahead

Next phase of strike by Wood Group oil workers will go ahead, after talks over pay cuts between the unions and management failed.

04 August 2016 , 10:09Neftegaz.RU5420

400 Wood Group offshore oil workers strike in pay dispute

About 400 workers of Wood Group at 7 Shell oil and gas platforms in the U.K. North Sea began a 24-hour strike in a dispute over proposed cuts of up to 30% on pay and allowances.

26 July 2016 , 19:23Neftegaz.RU5430

BP estimates all remaining material Deepwater Horizon liabilities

BP announced on July 14, 2016, that following significant progress in resolving outstanding claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill, it can now reliably estimate all of its remaining material liabilities in connection with the incident.

15 July 2016 , 10:03Neftegaz.RU5360

JKX Oil & Gas provides update on police investigation in Poltava, Ukraine

JKX Oil & Gas announces that the police investigation into its Ukrainian subsidiary, Poltava Petroleum Company, which started on 14 June 2016, is continuing.

13 July 2016 , 21:44Neftegaz.RU6260

Transneft Far East Stepping up Hydrological Monitoring

Transneft Far East took additional preventive efforts to protect Stage 2 of East Siberia Pacific Ocean (ESPO-II) pipeline system from tidal waves in rivers crossed by the oil trunk pipeline route.

07 July 2016 , 20:28Neftegaz.RU5180

Chernomortransneft is strengthening firefighting measures

Chernomortransneft has strengthened firefighting measures in the regions of its activities due to the settled hot weather.

06 July 2016 , 17:28Neftegaz.RU4440

Urengoy OTPD Held Emergency Response Drills to Check Readiness for Oil Spill Containment in Zapolyarie – Purpe Oil Pipeline

Transneft Siberia held emergency response drills in Zapolyarie – Purpe oil trunk pipeline in Pur District, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District.

28 June 2016 , 17:43Neftegaz:RU5660

Deadly Blast at Turkmenistan Refinery

Internet connections have been down in large parts of Turkmenistan following a reported fatal explosion at an oil refinery in the western city of Turkmenbashi.

27 June 2016 , 20:48Neftegaz.RU, EurasiaNet.org7760

Two People Killed in Dutch North Sea

Two people were killed and one was injured in an accident on a Dutch North Sea gas platform that is operated by GDF Suez SA, the company reported Friday. The L5A platform was out of production and depressurized at the time of the incident.

17 June 2013 , 09:42Neftegaz.RU10910

Pipeline Leak Resolved, Chevron Resumes Oil Deliveries from Riau

Oil deliveries from Chevron Corp’s fields in Indonesia's Riau province have resumed, following delays early this week due to a pipeline leak, SKKMigas disclosed in a statement late Thursday.

08 February 2013 , 09:54Neftegaz.ru12380

In Amenas Hostage Crisis: 85 People Dead

Newswires were reporting Monday that at least 85 people had died as a result of the hostage crisis at the In Amenas gas plant in southeastern Algeria, which began on Jan.16 when Islamist militants attacked the facility. The reports indicated that at least 32 of those killed in the operation to recover the In Amenas facility, which ended Saturday, were Islamist attackers.

22 January 2013 , 10:01Neftegaz.ru12350

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.ru12320

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.ru10690

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.ru22960

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.RU16340

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.RU10090

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