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  • 3 December 2005

    VALDEZ — Since crude oil started sliding down the trans-Alaska pipeline in 1977, nearly 19,000 loads have sailed out of town aboard enormous tankers.

  • 22 January 2018

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

  • 12 January 2015

    Half-way into this decade and the downward trend in oil spills from tankers is sustained reaching a five-year low, according to the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Limited (ITOPF). For the last two and a half decades the average number of incidents involving oil spills from tankers has progressively halved, with the current figures showing […]

  • 13 September 2019

    The Coast Guard is yet to provide details on the cause or source of the spill.

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Briggs Environmental Services have recently joined the International Spill Accreditation Association (ISAA). The company are now members of accredited Spill Response Organisations (SROs) throughout Northern and the Republic of Ireland, Briggs wrote in a press release. The assessment, conducted by ISAA, awarded Briggs Level 3 grades in the five oil spill response categories: • Freshwater […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The bill was introduced on the 30-year anniversary of the Exxon Waldez spill in Prince William Sound.

  • 18 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    During the period 2001–2010, there has been a significant reduction in the number of acute crude oil spills on the Norwegian continental shelf. The reduction was greatest during the first years of the period, while the number of spills following this remained stabile for several years. In 2010, the number has declined again, but it […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The owners of a 69-foot wooden vessel that sank at a Port Orchard dock, Washington, and spilled oil into Sinclair Inlet face a USD 47,500 penalty from the Washington Department of Ecology over the incident. The authorities issued the fine to Dean Raught and Kyhra Hessel of Des Moines for failing to keep the 58-year-old former […]

  • 23 June 2017

    Australia’s offshore petroleum safety body NOPSEMA has issued an improvement notice to PTTEP Australasia regarding environmental management non-compliance associated with its Montara field operations. The regulator said the move was not related to an oil spill incident, but to incident prevention. Namely the watchdog said that PTTEP’s emergency management personnel was not properly trained and competent to […]

  • 17 April 2015

    A Transport Canada investigation into the recent Vancouver spill has found that the spill had been caused by mechanical problems on board MV Marathassa. The 81,000 DWT cargo ship  has been confirmed as the source of the toxic bunker oil spill in English Bay that released around 3,000 litres of oil into the water on April 8th. According […]

  • 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.

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The oil spill response crews have concluded skimming operations at this time as they have recovered more than 84,000 gallons of oily-water mixture following an oil spill from a Shell subsea well-head flow line in the Gulf of Mexico, the US Coast Guard informed. The skimming operation were concluded due to the lack of visible recoverable oil being found […]

  • 30 August 2016

    The US Coast Guard responded to a diesel spill that was discharged from the fishing vessel Emerald Sea in the Columbia River on August 29. The 250-gallon diesel spill left a reported 1-mile by 500-yard sheen in the water at Skipanon Marina on the Columbia River. The master of the Emerald Sea, an 86-foot vessel homeported […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    During the period 2001 – 2011, there was a clear reduction in the number of acute crude oil spills to sea on the Norwegian shelf. Leaks in and damage to flexible risers continues to be an unresolved problem area, which will require attention from the industry in coming years. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) […]

  • 22 August 2019

    The sheen from the latest spill is reported to have dissipated.

  • 7 September 2018

    All fuel transfers have been suspended at Buckeye Terminal following a diesel fuel spill.

  • 12 September 2016

    On Thursday, September 8, 2016, a spill occurred at the Woodfibre LNG site, which is located about seven kilometres southwest of downtown Squamish.

  • 5 April 2018

    Pertamina says burst underwater pipeline source of the oil spill in the Balikpapan Bay.

  • 4 November 2019

    Brazilian authorities said a Greek-flagged tanker was responsible for the spill.

  • 27 July 2010

    An oil spill radar from Swedish safety product supplier Consilium was tested early June in what was the largest and most comprehensive annual oil spill response exercise in Europe. The three-day trials were part of an exercise to certify safety and efficiency in oil spill response operations.

  • 27 June 2019

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

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Petroleum’s Offshore Operations Manager Mubarak A. Al-Hajri has welcomed students and teachers from Doha College Primary School who attended the oil spill response demonstration conducted by QP’s Oil Spill & Emergency Response Department. The demonstration, which was held at QP’s Ras Abu Aboud Beach Club, began with a briefing on safety guidelines and on […]