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  1. SUPERTANKER OIL PORT OFF TEXAS UNDER STUDY

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Sep 1990

    will begin the second phase of a feasibility study for a supertanker oil terminal off Texas. Eighteen oil and oil related companies ..... designed to handle 1-2 million b/d. The country's only supertanker port at present is Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP

  2. Turkey restricts supertanker passage through Bosporus, Dardanelles straits

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Nov 2002

    Black Sea and the Aegean Sea and in the Sea of Marmara between the two straits. Now, Turkey has initiated a policy banning supertanker traffic through the straits and severely restricting the passage of smaller tankers carrying dangerous cargo, including

  1. MAERSK NAVIGATOR SUPERTANKER STILL SPILLING CRUDE OFF SUMATRA

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 2 Feb 1993

    Crude oil from the Maersk Navigator supertanker was still spilling into the sea a week after it collided with a smaller tanker off the northwest tip of Sumatra. Oil from the

  2. First supertanker loaded from BTC pipeline

    Online Articles

    Wed, 21 Feb 2007

    Statoil ASA is marketing the first oil to be exported by very large crude carrier from the Turkish port of Ceyhan. Oil from the Caspian Sea is transported through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, in which the group holds an interest.

  3. US-Russia oil supply ties deepen with cargo to Texas

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Aug 2002

    The first direct oil shipment from Russia to the US was lightered last month from a supertanker to ExxonMobil Corp. refineries in Baytown and Beaumont, Tex., in a pilot program by OAO Yukos aimed at developing new markets

  4. MOTHBALLED CANADIAN REFINERIES MARKED FOR REUSE

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    Mon, 14 Sep 1992

    including two U.S. partners will participate in a project to convert a mothballed refinery at Point Tupper, N.S., to a supertanker terminal. Meanwhile, a recently mothballed refinery at Balzac, near Calgary, may be sold to Viet Nam. Global Petroleum

  5. INDUSTRY BRIEFS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 1992

    about $204 million in damages to the French government and other French parties as a result of the March 1978 Amoco Cadiz supertanker oil spill (OGJ, Mar. 27, 1978, p. 108). A lower court had ordered Amoco to pay $155 million. Amoco also was ordered

  6. Kansas refinery starts up coke gasification unit

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Aug 1996

    Raven undergwent sea trials in advance of its delivery in June to Mobil Shipping & Transportation Co. The 280,000 dwt supertanker was built by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd.'s Oppama, Japan, shipyard. The Raven is Mobil's second double-hull

  7. WATCHING THE WORLD ANOTHER TANKER SPILL

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 May 1990

    The wreck of the Torrey Canyon supertanker and devastation of sandy beaches ..... of the unacceptable face of the supertanker era and demonstrated the need ..... the trawler failed to see the supertanker . The fishing vessel made no attempt

  8. Somali pirates release Saudi tanker Sirius Star

    Online Articles

    Tue, 13 Jan 2009

    Eric Watkins Oil Diplomacy Editor LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 -- Somali pirates released the Saudi Arabian-owned supertanker MV Sirius Star after receiving a $3 million ransom, according to officials and a negotiator for the bandits. "It is expected

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