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Explosion At Gas Plant in Mississippi, US
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 There has been an explosion at a gas plant located at 6800 Stennis Blvd in Mississippi, according to a statement on FaceBook from the Pascagoula Police Department.
Fire at Mississippi gas plant halts US Gulf Coast platforms
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 At least two offshore oil platforms halt operations in the US Gulf of Mexico after a fire at a natural gas processing plant in Mississippi shut a crucial pipeline that brings output onshore, several companies say.
Fire Forces Canadian Natural Resources to Shut Down Ninian Production
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Canadian Natural Resources is forced to shut down production at the North Sea Ninian platform after a fire breaks out, according to reports.
DNV GL Renews Inspection Services Contract for South Arne
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 DNV GL secures a contract with Hess Denmark ApS to provide asset integrity inspection management of the South Arne field, located in the Danish North Sea.
One Killed, 3 Hurt in North Dakota Well Explosion -AP
Monday, June 20, 2016 An oil worker was killed and two others were injured at an explosion at a well owned by an Exxon subsidiary in North Dakota, the Associated Press reports.
Libyan Unity Govt Condemns Attack Near Eastern Oil Terminals
Sunday, June 19, 2016 Libya's U.N.-backed unity government condemns an attack by a newly-formed militia group on eastern military forces close to key oil facilities.
Saudi Aramco Says Minor Pipeline Fire Extinguished, No Impact On Oil Supply
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Saudi Aramco says a minor pipeline fire broke out on Thursday morning but was quickly put out with no injuries or impact on oil supply.
Niger Delta Militants Blow Up NNPC Pipeline
Thursday, June 16, 2016 The NDA blows up a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline in Oruk Anam local government area in Akwa Ibom.
Exxon Asks U.S. Court to Throw Out Subpoena in Climate Change Inquiry
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Exxon Mobil Corp asked a federal court to throw out a subpoena that would force the oil company to hand over decades of documents as part of a wide-ranging inquiry into whether it misled investors about climate change risks.
NDA Threatens to Sink Oil Tankers, Review Its Stance of Not Taking Lives
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers militant group has threatened to sink oil tankers and "review" its stance of not taking lives in its latest warning to oil and gas companies operating in the Niger Delta.
Avengers Spurn Call From Ex-Niger Delta Cohorts To Join Talks
Monday, June 13, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers reject calls from former militants to join talks with the government.
Blast Hits NPDC Pipeline In Nigeria's Delta Region
Friday, June 10, 2016 An explosion hits a pipeline operated by a subsidiary of Nigeria's state oil company in the West African country's restive Delta region.
Niger Delta Militants Reject Offer Of Talks, Blow Up Chevron Well
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers reject an offer for talks with the government to end a series of attacks on oil facilities in the Delta.
Cenovus Evacuates Pelican Lake Oil Sands Project Due to Wildfire
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Oil sands producers Canadian Natural Resources Limited and Cenovus Energy have evacuated workers at projects in the Pelican Lake area in northern Alberta, as wildfires again threaten western Canadian output just as it begins to recover.
India Says Will Work Toward Implementing Paris Climate Pact This Year
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 India agreed to work toward joining the Paris Agreement on climate change this year, India and the United States say, giving momentum to the international fight to curb global warming.
Groups Urge US Congress to Reject TPP Over Environmental Concerns
Monday, June 06, 2016 More than 450 groups on Monday called on Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership if it comes up for a vote this fall, saying the trade deal would allow fossil fuel companies to contest US environmental rules in extrajudicial tribunals.
IFAP: Australia Not Compromising Safety Standards and Training
Monday, June 06, 2016 The importance of safety training remains high on the agenda for Australia's oil and gas industry despite ongoing challenges for companies, an industry expert says.
Nigerian Militants Warn Of 'Zero' Oil Output In New Attacks
Friday, June 03, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers militant group claimed three new attacks on the country's battered oil infrastructure overnight, promising to bring Nigeria's oil production to "zero".
Norwegian Authority Bans All Use of H225 Helicopters Following Crash
Thursday, June 02, 2016 The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority has decided to suspend all use of H225 helicopters, following the latest report from the Accident Investigation Board Norway.
Nigeria's Buhari Cancels Visit To Oil-Producing Niger Delta
Thursday, June 02, 2016 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari cancels at the last minute a visit to the oil-producing Niger Delta, which has been hit by a wave of militant attacks.
Niger Delta Avengers 'Blow Up' Chevron Wells in Nigeria
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 Chevron's RMP 23 and RMP 24 wells in Nigeria have been blown up, according to a Twitter statement from the Niger Delta Avengers.
Niger Delta Avengers Attack Escravos Terminal
Thursday, May 26, 2016 The Niger Delta Avengers attack Chevron's Escravos terminal in Nigeria, according to a statement on Twitter.
Exxon Shareholders Pass Measure that May Put Climate Expert on Board
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Voters at Exxon Mobil's annual meeting approve a measure to let minority shareholders nominate outsiders for seats on the board, meaning a climate activist could become a director at the world's largest publicly traded oil company.
Exxon, Chevron Battle Environmental Drive to Cut Big Oil's Reach
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Climate activists seeking to pull investors into their camp are pushing Exxon Mobil and Chevron to limit money spent on exploration in favor of higher dividends and more share buybacks.
Exxon, Chevron Shareholders Defeat Anti-Drilling Proposals
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Big Oil investors voted to continue doing the thing that has defined the industry since the 19th century: drilling for crude.
Oklahoma Regulators Raise Concerns on Quake Insurance Rate Hikes
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Oklahoma regulators grappling with a massive increase in small earthquakes linked to growing oil and gas production say they are concerned with spiking rates for earthquake insurance coverage and diminishing competition.
Shell CEO Warns Renewables Shift Could Spell End If Too Swift
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Royal Dutch Shell cannot switch too quickly to producing renewable energy without risking its dividend payments and even its very existence, the oil and gas group's chief executive warned.
Canada's Oil Sands Producers Prepare to Re-Enter Evacuated Sites
Monday, May 23, 2016 All of the Canadian oil sands facilities that workers fled last week as a wildfire spread are being allowed to prepare for restart as cool, humid weather has helped contain the inferno.
Analysts: Oil Sands Cos Losing up to $50M a Day as Fires Rage
Friday, May 20, 2016 Out-of-control wildfires that have consumed over a million acres of land in Alberta are costing oil companies as much as $50 million a day in lost production, according to analysts.
ENI Gas Pipeline In Nigeria's Delta Attacked
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Unknown attackers blow up a gas pipeline belonging to Italy's ENI in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta, residents say.
Canadian Oil Exports Drop, Supply Hunt on Amid Wildfires
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 In a sign the massive Alberta wildfire is taking a toll on oil transport, Canadian crude exports to the United States dropped 12 percent last week.
Trump Threat to Renegotiate UN Climate Deal Causes Dismay Abroad
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Donald Trump's threat to renegotiate the global accord on climate change if elected US president causes dismay abroad, with many experts saying it was in his interests to embrace a deal seeking to end dependence on fossil fuels.
Plains All American Pipeline Indicted in Santa Barbara Oil Spill
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Plains All American Pipeline Company and one of its employees have been indicted in California on criminal charges stemming from a petroleum spill last year near Santa Barbara, the company said on Tuesday.
Canada Oil Sands Producers Disrupted Anew as Wildfire Shifts North
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Canadian energy producers were hit with fresh disruptions on Tuesday after a massive wildfire burning around the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta, shifted north, forcing the evacuation of about 4,000 people from work camps.
China Grants Environmental Approval To Russia-China Gas Pipeline
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 China grants an environmental clearance to the Chinese section of the Russia-China natural gas pipeline.
Suncor Shuts Oil Sands Mine Again as Alberta Fires Spread
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Wildfires raging across Alberta shifted back toward oil-sands installations north of Fort McMurray, forcing the evacuation of thousands of workers and prompting Suncor Energy to shut its main mine just as work was resuming.
Nigerian Army Says Arrests Suspected 'Avengers' Militants In Delta
Monday, May 16, 2016 The Nigerian army says it has arrested members of a militant group which has claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks on pipelines in the Delta region.
US Top Court Rejects Exxon Appeal in Groundwater Contamination Case
Monday, May 16, 2016 The US Supreme Court rejects Exxon Mobil's appeal of a $236 million judgment against the oil company in a case brought by the state of New Hampshire over groundwater contamination linked to a gasoline additive.
Exxon Declares Force Majeure On Nigerian Qua Iboe Crude
Friday, May 13, 2016 Exxon Mobil declares force majeure on Nigerian Qua Iboe crude exports after trouble with a pipeline disrupted supplies.
Device Offers Self-Rescue Capability For Oil, Gas Workers
Friday, May 13, 2016 Latest 3M device allows oil and gas workers to rescue themselves from potential falls from tall structures.
Japex To Keep Canada Oil Sands Ops Idle After Fire Due To Low Prices
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Japex will not restart production at its Hangingstone oil sands concession in Alberta, Canada, for the foreseeable future due to low prices, even after fires in the area were brought under control.
EPA Unveils New Rules to Cut Oil, Gas Methane Emissions
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Oil and gas industry groups say EPA's new rules aren't needed as the industry has already made significant headway in cutting methane emissions.
Nigerian Oil Workers Union: 'Any Reasonable Company' Should Evacuate Staff
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Oil companies operating in Nigeria should evacuate their staff from the southern Niger Delta after several attacks on oil facilities, says a senior oil workers' union official.
Maersk Training Signs Drilling Simulation Training Agreement with Statoil
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Maersk Training signs a global framework agreement with Statoil to provide drilling simulation training for the next 3 years with an option to extend for additional 2 years.
Canada Getting Handle on Alberta Wildfire, No Restart Yet for Oil Operation
Sunday, May 08, 2016 Canadian officials say they are beginning to get on top of the country's most destructive wildfire in recent memory, as winds take flames away from oil sands town Fort McMurray.
US Deeply Concerned Nord Stream Gas Link Is Security Threat
Friday, May 06, 2016 The United States is deeply concerned about the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project as a threat to national security, a senior US energy envoy said on Friday, after the issue was raised at talks in Washington this week.
BP Declares Force Majeure on Canadian Crude Amid Wildfire
Friday, May 06, 2016 BP will not be able to deliver on some contracts for Canadian crude, two trading sources familiar with the matter say, the latest sign that output cuts due to the wildfires are curbing supplies from the vast oil sands region.
Unrelenting Fire Forces More Evacuations in Canadian Oil Sands Region
Thursday, May 05, 2016 A massive wildfire near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, that has grown to five times its initial size has spread south, forces more evacuations on Thursday after 88,000 people fled the city in the nation's energy heartland.
Energy Transfer Rejects Williams' Proposals to Resolve Tax Issues
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Pipeline company Energy Transfer Equity rejects two possible solutions that rival Williams Cos hoped would resolve tax issues that Energy Transfer believed threatened their $17 billion tie-up.
Investigators - Fatal Helicopter Crash off Norway Due Technical Error
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 A helicopter crash that killed 11 oil workers and two crew on Friday off the Norwegian coast was due to a technical fault, not human error, Norway's Accident Investigation Board said on Tuesday.
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