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  1. Tanker collision off China causes 300 tonne oil leak

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    Fri, 2 Jan 2004

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Jan. 2 -- Emergency cleanup operations are continuing in south China's Pearl River mouth after a tanker carrying 1,989 tonnes of fuel oil collided with a container ship Monday near Lingding Island. The collision damaged two compartments in the tanker, spilling 300 tonnes of

  2. Subsea containment system en route to gulf oil spill

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    Wed, 5 May 2010

    Paula Dittrick OGJ Senior Staff Writer HOUSTON, May 5 -- One of three oil leaks from a deepwater well feeding an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was stopped, and a subsea containment system was en route to

  3. Norway's PSA orders Shell to improve well-control procedures

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    Mon, 30 May 2011

    oil well maintenance error in Draugen field that risked an oil leak into the Norwegian North Sea last year. PSA said the incident ..... was blocked, meaning only one barrier remained against an oil leak . Workers restored normal well barriers on Dec. 8, 2010

  4. Norway's PSA orders Shell to improve well-control procedures

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    Mon, 23 May 2011

    oil well maintenance error in Draugen field that risked an oil leak into the Norwegian North Sea last year. PSA said the incident ..... was blocked, meaning only one barrier remained against an oil leak . Workers restored normal well barriers on Dec. 8, 2010

  5. Shell reports North Sea oil spill 'under control'

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    Mon, 15 Aug 2011

    An oil leak in a flowline to the Gannet Alpha platform is under control, according to Shell UK Ltd., which shut in a North Sea subsea well

  6. Knowing the path ahead

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    Mon, 17 May 2010

    then sank while on station at BP PLC's Macondo prospect in 4,993 ft of water 40 miles off Venice, La., triggering an oil leak estimated at 5,000 b/d mere days before the 2010 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2010) in Houston, it could not

  7. USCG: No apparent leak from wellhead after rig sinks into gulf

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    Fri, 23 Apr 2010

    Paula Dittrick OGJ Senior Staff Writer HOUSTON, Apr. 23 -- The US Coast Guard reported Apr. 23 that there was no apparent oil leak from the wellhead of a well drilled by Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible rig, which settled under the

  8. Montara platform fire out; leak plugged in Timor Sea

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    Wed, 4 Nov 2009

    Rick Wilkinson OGJ Correspondent MELBOURNE, Nov. 4 -- Thai company PTTEP Australasia has finally managed to plug the oil leak from a well drilled from its Montara oil and gas field platform in the Timor Sea and in the process snuff out a damaging fire

  9. PTTEP begins drilling Montara relief well

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    Tue, 15 Sep 2009

    Wilkinson OGJ Correspondent MELBOURNE, Sept. 15 -- PTTEP Australasia of Thailand has begun drilling a relief well to stop the oil leak from the Montara field wellhead platform in the Timor Sea. The company estimates that as much as 400 b/d of oil has been

  10. BP, Transocean drilling relief well to kill gulf blowout

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    Mon, 10 May 2010

    one of several options the company is pursuing to kill a deepwater blowout in the Gulf of Mexico and stop a widening crude oil leak that has caused international concern. Subsea options involve activating an apparently malfunctioning blowout preventer

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