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Venezuelan gas platform sank in Caribbean sea

A gas platform has sunk in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Venezuela, but the energy minister says it poses no risk to the environment.

14 May 2010 , 08:50BBC News37941

BP tried another tool to stop oil spilling in the Gulf of Mexico

BP added another untested tool to its arsenal of spill containment options on Wednesday, a tube that engineers hope to slip into a break in a leaking pipe to intercept some of the 5,000 barrels of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico each day.

13 May 2010 , 10:06Monica HatcherHouston Chronicle15820

BP is ready to try any solutions to control oil spill

BP is turning to new options in its continuing and still-desperate bid to contain and eventually stop the constant gushing of oil from a leaking wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico.

11 May 2010 , 09:51CBC News13230

Fire incident at major pipeline in Niger Delta forced Shell to shut down some oil production

Supermajor Shell has been forced to shut down some oil production in Nigeria after a fire at a major pipeline in the Niger Delta.

07 May 2010 , 10:06Upstream51130

Russian navy has rescued supertanker from Somali pirates

Russian sailors from the anti-ship cruiser Marshal Shaposhnikov on Thursday freed a Russian tanker hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, a high-ranking official from the maritime coalition forces has reported.

06 May 2010 , 10:10RIA Novosti19620

Russian supertanker hijacked by Somali pirates

A Russian warship was headed toward a Russian-operated oil tanker hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Yemen late Wednesday.

06 May 2010 , 07:46Maria AntonovaThe Moscow Times26340

BP's action to close one of the three sources of Macondo drill pipe leak

BP has successfully attached a valve to the end of the broken drilling pipe at the Macondo well in the US Gulf and plans to try to shut that leak later today.

05 May 2010 , 07:57Noah Brenner, Anthony Guegel & Anthea PittUpstream26950

Transocean oil drilling platform sank in Gulf of Mexico

An oil drilling rig that had burned for 36 hours in the Gulf of Mexico sank on Thursday as hopes dimmed for 11 missing workers and the risk of a major oil spill loomed, officials said.

23 April 2010 , 08:35Reuters29750

US off-shore drilling platform in fire in Gulf of Mexico

US Coast Guard is searching the Gulf of Mexico for at least 11 oil workers missing after an explosion and fire on an off-shore drilling platform.

22 April 2010 , 09:47BBC News34660

Australian's major gold mining area strongly hit by earthquake

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck Australia's major gold-mining region on Tuesday, leading to the evacuation of mines, schools and hospitals.

20 April 2010 , 11:56RIA Novosti54880

Oil tanker explosion in Pakistan against NATO forces interests

A powerful blast hit an oil tanker carrying supplies for NATO forces in Pakistan's northwestern region bordering Afghanistan Monday, a media report said.

20 April 2010 , 10:53Expressnews.lk43120

Russian pipeline incident has left almost 60 tons of diesel in nature

About 50 to 60 tons of diesel fuel spilled from a pipeline April 4 along the shore of Pevek lagoon (in the Chaunskiy district of Chukotskiy region, Russia).

06 April 2010 , 08:21Oil and Gas Information Agency10740

Lukoil's vice president Anatoly Barkov unique survivor of car crash

LUKoil vice president Anatoly Barkov was hospitalized after a car slammed into his Mercedes on a snow-clogged street in southwestern Moscow during Thursday morning rush hour.

26 February 2010 , 08:02The Moscow Times22400

Pipeline problems in Russian fear East

Oil oozed from the East-Siberia - Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline, launched about a month ago, in the third such accident in less than two months.

19 February 2010 , 15:20RIA Novosti37350

ConocoPhillips in mourning

ConocoPhillips’ Alaska unit president Jim Bowles was killed and a colleague was missing and presumed dead after their snowmobiling party was caught in an avalanche on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula.

15 February 2010 , 12:45Upstream14570

Turkmen Pipeline To Be Repaired Within 2–3 days

The rupture of a gas pipeline in Turkmenistan will be repaired within two or three days

10 April 2009 , 08:05Ksenia KochnevaRIA Novosti12230

Turkmen Exports Shut Down On Pipeline Accident

Gas exports from Turkmenistan to Russia suspended due to pipeline accident

09 April 2009 , 08:20Ksenia KochnevaReuters10330

Shell Pipeline Blown Up in Nigeria

A crude oil pipeline operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plcs Nigerian unit was blown up by militants in Delta state, Bloomberg reports
19 March 2009 , 11:20Ksenia Kochneva7450

Transneft's Pipeline Fire Halts 20% of Export Supply

A Transneft official confirmed an accident on a trunk pipeline running through the towns of Samara, Saratov, Tikhoretsk and Novorossiisk, saying the accident happened near the Volga town of Saratov, the Moscow Times repoted
05 March 2009 , 08:29Ksenia Kochneva12330

Nigerian Oil Pipeline Damaged by Rebels

Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria has suffered the severing of a pipeline, Azerbaijan News reported Wednesday
04 March 2009 , 13:23Ksenia Kochneva7820

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