-- Stricken tanker splits, sinks off Spanish coast The Prestige single-hull oil tanker split in two and sank in 3,500 m of water Tuesday in the Atlantic Ocean 270 km off the Galicia coast of northwest Spain, in an area known as the "Coast of Death" for its history of shipwrecks.
-- LNG shipping market seeing massive surge The LNG shipping business has seen an unprecedented boom in the past 30 months in a time when most other sectors of the shipping industry are suffering, said Drewry Shipping Consultants Ltd., London.
-- France, Spain combat oil spill off Galician coast France is cooperating with Spain to contain a fuel oil spill off Galicia, Spain, by the endangered Prestige tanker, which was damaged during a strong storm a few kilometers offshore.
-- BP calls on policymakers to endorse Alaska pipeline The fate of a sweeping US energy reform bill remains uncertain, but BP PLC officials said that Congress needs to consider legislation that encourages construction of an Alaska natural gas pipeline.
-- Camisea project gains more time for rights-of-way The Peruvian government authorized Transportadora de Gas del Peru (TGP), the Camisea downstream consortium, to extend for another 18 months negotiations for right-of-way on pipeline routes
-- Camisea LNG feasibility study due at yearend The feasibility study for the Camisea LNG export project led by Hunt Oil Co., Dallas, should be completed by yearend, according to Carlos del Solar, Hunt's general manager in Peru.