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  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An oil sheen has been reported in the North Sea 160km North East of St Fergus approximately 3.7 km from the pipeline connecting the Galley subsea field to the Tartan Alpha Installation, which are both operated by Talisman Energy (UK) Limited. It was first observed at 13.50 on Tuesday 28 August and size of the […]

  • 16 September 2006

    A still unidentified ship that anchored near a Marinduque port four days ago is now suspected of having dumped used oil in the waters of the province after “oil sheen” was found floating in the area Sunday morning. Residents of coastal barangays in Marinduque discovered the “oil sheen,” describing it as film-like and glossy. This […]

  • 16 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      CNOOC Limited announced that, on October 14, an oil sheen was discovered near Jinzhou 9-3 West oilfield in Bohai Bay. Until now, the company has been effectively cleaning up the oil sheen on the sea surface. According to investigation, the oil spill was caused by the leak from a subsea connecting pipeline damaged by […]

  • 29 October 2012

    BP has capped and plugged an abandoned piece of subsea equipment known as a cofferdam that is thought to be the source of a recently spotted surface sheen near the Mississippi Canyon 252 lease block in the Gulf of Mexico. The cofferdam is an 86-ton, steel container that was lowered over a leaking drill pipe […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Corporation yesterday said on its website that cementing operations were taking place as part of its well plugging activities on an appraisal well located near its Frade field offshore Brazil. Chevron also confirmed that “there has never been any oil flow from the wellhead and current monitoring indicates oil from nearby seep lines on […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    INPEX CORPORATION announces an oil sheen has occurred in the vicinity of the Chevron Brazil operated Frade Oil Field located offshore north east of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil . Based on the information from Chevron, the current estimates of the total volume on the surface is estimated at less than 10 cubic meters of oil. […]

  • 2 February 2017

    Australia’s offshore regulator Nopsema has launched an investigation into the source of an oil sheen that appeared near the West Tuna platform offshore Australia.  According to a report by the regulator, on February 1, 2017, Nopsema was informed by Esso Australia Resources of an identified oil sheen adjacent to the West Tuna platform, located in […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    W&T Offshore, Inc.  announced that it responded to reports of an oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico that was said to be near a W&T operated platform in Mississippi Canyon block 243 (“Matterhorn”). Following an onsite and aerial investigation by the Company, it was determined that the source of a reported oil sheen was […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    China’s CNOOC Limited announced yesterday that the Company had received a report from ConocoPhillips China Inc. (“COPC”), the Operator of Penglai 19-3 oilfield, stating that a small amount of oil leaked to the sea when the safety device of a hose coupling automatically parted due to the abnormality during the oil transfer under fluid discharge […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Chevron Corporation​ confirms that cementing operations are taking place as part of its well plugging activities on an appraisal well located in the vicinity of the Frade field offshore Brazil. Chevron also confirms that there has never been any oil flow from the wellhead and current monitoring indicates oil from nearby seep lines on the […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fairfield Energy Limited confirms that, following the hydrocarbon sheen reported in the vicinity of the Osprey subsea manifold last Tuesday (10th July), an ROV survey has now successfully identified the source of the subsea leak less than 5 days after the initial reports of the sheen. Fairfield Energy are consequently arranging for a Diving Support […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sightings of oil sheen near the capped BP Plc Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico suggest the source may be sunken debris from the 2010 … Reporting by Bruce Nichols and Anna Driver (Reuters) [mappress] Source: Reuters, September 28, 2011;

  • 21 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Chevron Corporation  reports that its subsidiary, Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda., continues to work in partnership with Brazilian government agencies to contain, reduce and eliminate the remaining oil sheen in the vicinity of its Frade field. The sheen, estimated at approximately 18 barrels or less in volume, is located about 120 kilometers offshore Brazil and […]

  • 17 March 2016

    The oil spill in the Los Angeles harbor from the 577-foot cargo ship Istra Ace has been contained and the majority of the oil removed with a helicopter flight completed by the Los Angeles Port Police, Wednesday, determining no visible sheen outside or inside the boom area, the United States Coast Guard informed. Consequently, the safety […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    CNOOC Limited announced that the Company received a report from ConocoPhillips China Inc., the Operator of Penglai 19-3 oilfield, stating that a small amount of oil leaked to the sea when the safety device of a hose coupling automatically parted due to the abnormality during the oil transfer under fluid discharge and depressurization operation late […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On February 1, 2017, NOPSEMA was informed by Esso Australia Resources (Esso) of an identified oil sheen adjacent to the West Tuna platform, located in Commonwealth waters in the Bass Strait, 45km off the Gippsland coast, Victoria. The West Tuna oil export pipeline was depressurised overnight, and the pipeline will remain shut down while the […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in New Orleans issued a Notice of Federal Interest to BP and Transocean Tuesday. Coast Guard Capt. Duke Walker issued the NOFI following sample results from an oil sheen located in the vicinity of where the Deepwater Horizon drill rig exploded and sank more than […]

  • 30 August 2012

    An oil sheen has been reported in the North Sea 160km North East of St Fergus approximately 3.7 km from the pipeline connecting the Galley subsea field to the Tartan Alpha Installation, which are both operated by Talisman Energy (UK) Limited. It was first observed at 13.50 on Tuesday 28 August and size of the […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Corporation  yesterday reported that the operations have been in progress in partnership with Brazilian government agencies to contain, reduce and eliminate the remaining oil sheen in the vicinity of its Frade field. The sheen, estimated at approximately 18 barrels or less in volume, is located about 120 kilometers offshore Brazil and continues moving away […]

  • 16 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      The oil leak on a flow line system that serves the Shell-operated Gannet Alpha platform remains under control, with the well shut in. “It is not easy to quantify the total volume spilled but we estimate so far that it is around 216 tonnes (1,300 barrels),” said Glen Cayley, Technical Director of Shell’s exploration […]

  • 16 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The oil leak on a flow line system that serves the Shell-operated Gannet Alpha platform remains under control, with the well shut in. “It is not easy to quantify the total volume spilled but we estimate so far that it is around 216 tonnes (1,300 barrels),” said Glen Cayley, Technical Director of Shell’s exploration and […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil sheen in the water near Goleta Beach, Santa Barbara, California. Coast Guard received a call from Santa Barbara County Fire Department on Wednesday morning local time, reporting that there was a large amount of sheen in the water, 1,000 yards off Goleta Beach. […]