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U.S Coast Guard Responds to Gulf of Mexico Platform Fire
United States >> 1/5/2017 - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday it was responding to a report of a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle, Louisiana. ...
Nigeria Resumes Payments to Former Niger Delta Militants
Nigeria >> 1/5/2017 - Nigeria has resumed payments of cash stipends to former militants agreed under a 2009 amnesty in the country's Niger Delta oil hub, a government official said. The government has been holding talks wi...
INEOS Welcomes the Agreement over Fracking Claims
Switzerland >> 1/4/2017 - INEOS has welcomed the agreement by the Friends of the Earth that it misled the public over fracking claims. This comes after an exhaustive 14-month investigation by the Advertising Standards Authorit...
Nigerian Ex-Militants Lose Confidence in Buhari over Restive Delta
Nigeria >> 1/1/2017 - A group of former Nigerian militants had lost confidence in the president's efforts to end attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta, a major goal in efforts to reach a lasting peace settlement. In...
Qayara Well Fire Extinguished
Iraq >> 12/27/2016 - Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil declared for extinguishing the well No. 68 in Qayara oil field in Nineveh governorate. Mr. Allibi said that the technical & engineering staff of the north oil ...
Statoil Completes Investigations after Incidents at its Terminal & Platform
Norway >> 12/21/2016 - The investigations following an industrial accident involving exposure to H2S at the Sture terminal and smoke development and a small fire in a utility shaft on Statfjord A have been completed. The re...
Esmeraldas Refinery Fuel Dispatch Is Normal
Ecuador >> 12/20/2016 - Since the dawn of Monday December 19, operations at Esmeraldas Refinery are suspended due to the earthquakes registered in the province on December 19 and 20. Although the plant has not recorded any d...
Oil Truck Fireball Kills at Least 42 in Central Kenya
Kenya >> 12/11/2016 - A fireball from an oil lorry engulfed vehicles on one of Kenya's main highways, killing at least 42 people late on Saturday, a rescue worker at the scene said. The tanker lorry rammed into vehicles no...
One Dead in ENI Congo Oil Platform Fire
Congo >> 12/3/2016 - One person was killed in a fire on an oil platform operated by ENI Congo off the coast of the Congo Republic city of Pointe-Noire, the government said. "The situation is under control. The incident ca...
Venezuela Puerto La Cruz Refinery Hit by Blackout
Venezuela >> 11/27/2016 -  Venezuela's Puerto La Cruz refinery was hit by a blackout on Sunday night, a union leader and workers said, adding to refining troubles in the oil-rich country although the complex was barely operati...
Launch of Aramco Projects Postponed due to Bad Weather
Saudi Arabia >> 11/26/2016 - Saudi Aramco announced that the scheduled launch of multibillion oil and gas projects was postponed due to bad weather and rain. ...
Projects of TATNEFT Are among Winners of the All-Russia Contests
Russia >> 11/25/2016 - A project of TATNEFT Company won the third All-Russian contest ENES-2016 among the projects implemented in the area of energy conservation and energy efficiency. ...
Mech-Tool Completes Contract on BP Kinneil Scheme
United States >> 11/22/2016 - The North East’s leading product manufacturer and global supplier of fire, blast and radiant heat protection systems – Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd – has successfully completed a contract to deliver its ...
Mozambique Death Toll Rises to 73 after Fuel Truck Explodes
Mozambique >> 11/17/2016 - At least 73 people were killed and scores injured in Mozambique as they tried to siphon fuel from an overturned truck which exploded, the government said. The truck was transporting fuel to Malawi fro...
Wood Group Awarded $40M Automation Services Contract
United States >> 11/15/2016 - Wood Group has been awarded a $40 million contract by ExxonMobil Chemical to provide main automation contractor services, including detailed design and site construction of the process control systems...
Niger Delta Militants Claim Attack on Nembe Creek Pipeline
Nigeria >> 11/15/2016 - Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) said it had attacked the Nembe Creek Trunk Line pipeline in the southern Niger Delta in a blow to the government's efforts to quell militancy in the ...
Blast Hits Oil Pipeline Feeding Forcados Terminal in Nigeria
Nigeria >> 11/8/2016 - A blast rocked a pipeline operated by Nigeria's state-run oil firm that feeds the Forcados terminal in the southern Niger Delta energy hub, a spokesman for Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) said...
Ships More at Risk after First Somali Pirate Attack in Years
Somalia >> 11/8/2016 - Merchant vessels sailing through busy shipping lanes between Somalia and Yemen may be underestimating the risk of piracy and terrorism following two attempted attacks last month, maritime officials sa...
Militants Attack Oil Pipeline in Niger Delta
Nigeria >> 11/2/2016 - Militants in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta oil hub attacked a pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the state oil company said, a day after regional leaders put a s...
Niger Delta Leaders Want Army Out & Oil Firms to Relocate to Region
Nigeria >> 11/1/2016 - Leaders from the Nigeria's Niger Delta called on President Muhammadu Buhari to pull the army out from the oil hub, order oil firms to move headquarters there and spend more on development to end milit...

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