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  • 5 February 2018

    An oil slick was spotted on January 25 on the beaches of Aqqah, Fujairah, a home to renowned beach resorts in UAE.

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has secured a five year contract with Oil Spill Response (Capping) Ltd (OSRCL) to provide the maintenance support for a key part of a containment toolkit that would be used to control hydrocarbon release in the event of a subsea well control incident. According to the press release, the multi-million dollar […]

  • 29 June 2015

    China has established a regulatory body to oversee compensation cases related to oil spills from ships. The commission, made up of seven government departments, will manage a statutory-managed compensation fund of more than USD 51 million and be in charge of handling compensation claims. The funds have been collected from shippers and their agents as […]

  • 19 August 2016

    A prominent Texas lawyer was acquitted on Thursday of charges he made up thousands of fake clients to sue BP Plc <BP.L> for damages that the oil company caused in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill, court records show.

  • 29 June 2015

    China has established a regulatory body to oversee compensation cases related to oil spills from ships. The commission, made up of seven government departments, will manage a statutory-managed compensation fund of more than USD 51 million and be in charge of handling compensation claims. The funds have been collected from shippers and their agents as […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Norway’s Statoil informed that this morning (October 8) there was a report that oil had been observed in the sea close to the OLS B loading buoy at the Statfjord field. The oil spill was discovered during the loading of oil from the Statfjord A platform to the tanker “Hilda Knutsen” via the OLS B […]

  • 18 August 2006

    It has been two weeks since a barge spewed alomst 30-thousand litres of bunker fuel into Howe Sound near Squamish causing an environmental nightmare. But it appears the company involved is doing all it can to clean it up. While the clean up continues, Environment Minister Barry Penner says the cost, which will be picked […]

  • 22 January 2018

    Two large oil spills and four medium spills from tankers were recorded in 2017.

  • 27 June 2019

    There were no reports of injuries not oil spills following the collision.

  • 11 July 2014

    The US Coast Guard Sector Boston pollution response crew has responded to an oil spill from the USNS Fisher, dry docked at the Boston Ship Repair facility.   The spill, estimated at approximately 11,000 gallons, is self-contained in dry dock and there is currently no oil in the water, the Coast Guard said. At approximately 9 […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Marine monitoring systems manufacturers Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) can provide oil spill monitoring data and alarms directly to internet-enabled devices from any location with GSM/GPRS or satellite coverage. The non-contact oil spill monitoring systems can be terrestrial or aquatic (using moored floating buoy platforms or fixed stations in shallow waters), and individual sensors can […]

  • 1 August 2019

    No new reports of impacted wildlife have been reported from the Hibernia platform oil spill offshore Newfoundland.

  • 15 May 2019

    Norwegian oil firm Equinor has informed that oil spilled during a loading operation in the North Sea offshore Norway on Wednesday.

  • 5 October 2016

    British oil major BP has informed that the oil spill near the Clair platform west of Shetland has dispersed and can no longer be seen at the sea surface. To remind, oil in water was released to the sea from the Clair platform, 75 kilometers west of Shetland Islands, on Sunday morning. BP shut the production […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Equipment

    The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has released four new oil spill response calculators as part of an ongoing effort to improve future clean-up efforts. The Bureau said on Wednesday that it provided funding for, and collaborated with, Genwest Inc. to create the new calculators. BSEE’s oil spill response coordinator for the […]

  • 8 October 2015

    On Thursday, October 8, at 8.30 a.m. there was a report that oil had been observed in the sea close to the OLS B loading buoy at the Statfjord field, in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.  According to Statoil, the operator of the field, the oil spill was discovered during the loading of […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Four Petrobras’ oil platforms offshore Brazil have been shut down on Friday (April 24) after a leak was detected on a pipeline connecting them. According to Reuters, the leak was detected in the Camorim field, 16 kilometers off the coast of the city of Aracajú, coming from the pipeline that is linking PCM-5 and PCM-6 production platforms. […]

  • 26 January 2018

    The oil from the sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi may now cover an area of 332 square kilometers.

  • 16 November 2017

    The Provincial Court of A Coruña, a northwestern city in Spain, upheld on Wednesday the ruling of the Spanish Supreme court from January 2016 over the Prestige oil spill case 15 years after the environmental disaster. As a result, the captain of the ill-fated ship Apostolos Ioannis Mangouras and the marine insurer The London P&I Club have been […]

  • 21 October 2019

    The shorelines of Brazil’s North-Eastern region have been polluted since early September.

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Maritime Organisation IMO has launched its latest film at the International Oil Spill Conference 2014 (5-8 May) in the United States. This film tells the story of how IMO, a specialised agency of the United Nations, and IPIECA, an oil industry body, work together to help create resources and expertise in areas least able to […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Supreme Court in Madrid upheld the Prestige ruling, said Spain is to receive EUR 1.6 billion in compensation.