An explosion from a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker at a Turkish port has left one Italian crew member dead and 15 others injured, according to news reports.
Britain is currently backing the US in its assessment that Iran is responsible for suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the Foreign Secretary has said.
KMCO is terminating 35 employees at its specialty chemicals plant in Crosby more than a month after a deadly explosion killed one and injured several others.
More than 50 people are missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded and caused a stampede in southern Nigeria, local officials say.
Alarms failed to trigger when more than 100 barrels of drilling fluid ignited and killed five people, according to investigators.
Five workers are missing following a gas explosion at a drilling site in Oklahoma, according to a news report.
Several people have been killed in a tanker explosion at a petrol station in Ghana.
A gas pipeline explosion has killed five and injured 89 in northeastern China.
Ghana's only oil refinery is shut after an explosion turned a €5.8miilion furnace into scrap.
At least two people have died after an explosion at a chemical plant in Germany.
An oil refinery exploded in eastern China.
An explosion has rocked a Chevron oil pipeline in Nigeria's Delta region.
Two workers have been killed while another has been injured after a high-pressure release from a pipeline in South Texas.
One person has been killed and six other injured in an explosion at an oil site in Gabon, according to Sinopec.
Libya’s National Oil Corp said a major oil pipeline was hit by an explosion.
At least 30 were wounded after a fire ripped through a Pemex pipeline in Cardenas, the Mexican state of Tabasco.
Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has been charged along with two other companies over an oil rig explosion in 2012.
BW Offshore said its earnings before tax had been negatively impacted by an accident earlier this year offshore Brazil. The company said the recovery project for the FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) vessel was still ongoing. In March an explosion on the Cidade de Sao Mateus killed nine of the 74 people on board.
Shipping and logistics companies reported delays and disruptions after the deadly blast at the Chinese port of Tianjin as some oil cargoes were still barred from one of its wharves. Freight companies including Auckland, New Zealand-based Mainfreight Ltd. and Japan’s Sankyu Inc. said the blast will cause delays or impact their businesses. Ships at Tianjin Port’s North wharf other than those carrying crude and hazardous products can enter and exit normally, according to a post from the official microblog of the Tianjin Maritime Safety Administration at 10:44 a.m. local time Friday. Tianjin is the 10th-busiest container port globally and has become a northern gateway for ore, coal, automobiles and oil into China, the world’s biggest user of energy, metals and grains. About 17 percent of the nation’s ethylene imports, 15 percent of its wheat deliveries and 30 percent of steel exports in the first half of 2015 were transported via the Tianjin customs area, government data show.
Rescuers have pulled out a firefighter trapped for 32 hours after responding to the massive explosions in Tianjin. Meanwhile authorities moved forward gingerly in dealing with a fire still smouldering amid potentially dangerous chemicals. The two explosions late on Wednesday at the Chinese port city - one of them the equivalent of 21 tons of TNT - killed at least 50 people and injured more than 700.
The chief executive of Eni has met with the President of Nigeria to express condolences over an explosion in the country in June which killed 14 people. Claudio Descalzi met with Mohammadu Buhari for the first time since the President was elected earlier this year.
Twelve people died and three were injured in an explosion during repair work at an Eni SpA crude oil pipeline in Nigeria. The victims worked on a maintenance team for a local service company, Rome-based Eni said in a statement Friday. The Tebidaba-Clough Creek pipeline in the Niger delta was previously “damaged by acts of sabotage.” The company said it is still investigating the cause of Thursday’s blast.
An explosion has killed three people and injured one at an oil and gas field in west Texas, well owner Parsley Energy said yesterday. America's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said it was investigating the disaster about 50 miles south of Midland.