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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. Knowing the path ahead

    Magazine Articles

    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

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

    Magazine Articles

    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

  5. 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

  6. DOJ launches civil, criminal inquires into gulf oil spill

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    Wed, 2 Jun 2010

    investigations into the Apr. 20 Gulf of Mexico deepwater well blowout and rig explosion that killed 11 people and set off a major crude oil leak , US Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said on June 1. Holder’s announcement in New Orleans came after he and other DOJ officials

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

    Online Articles

    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

  8. 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

  9. DOJ launches civil, criminal inquiries into gulf oil spill

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    Mon, 7 Jun 2010

    investigations into the Apr. 20 Gulf of Mexico deepwater well blowout and rig explosion that killed 11 people and set off a major crude oil leak , US Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said on June 1. Holder's announcement in New Orleans came after he and other DOJ

  10. BP drilling relief well to stem source of gulf oil spill

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    Mon, 3 May 2010

    Transocean Ltd.’s semisubmersible Development Drilling III started drilling a relief well on May 2 to stem the source of a crude oil leak from a BP PLC well off Louisiana, a BP spokesman said. The relief well is expected to take 2-3 months to complete, Doug

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