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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 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 , 10:06Houston Chronicle15820
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
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 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
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 , 07:46The Moscow Times26340
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 , 07:57Upstream26950
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 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
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
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
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 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
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’ 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
The rupture of a gas pipeline in Turkmenistan will be repaired within two or three days
10 April 2009 , 08:05RIA Novosti12230
Gas exports from Turkmenistan to Russia suspended due to pipeline accident
09 April 2009 , 08:20Reuters10330
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 , 11:207450
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 , 08:2912330
Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria has suffered the severing of a pipeline, Azerbaijan News reported Wednesday
04 March 2009 , 13:237820