An oil spill unleashed by Hurricane Ida is highlighting longstanding concerns about the more than 18,000 miles of decommissioned pipelines that still snake through the Gulf of Mexico, even though they no longer transport crude and natural gas.
Oil firm Apache has been fined £400,000 over safety failings which led to a gas leak on one of its North Sea platforms.
Sonatrach has reported two leaks on the OK1 pipeline, which links Hassi Messaoud to Skikda.
BP was fined £400,000 yesterday for spilling almost four tonnes of crude oil in Shetland nearly seven years ago.
Equinor said yesterday that it halted loading operations on the Statfjord field after oil was spotted on the surface of the North Sea.
Statoil confirmed it has successfully stopped a hydrocarbon leak at its Mongstad plant, two hours after first raising the alarm.
After extensive investigations, Respol Sinopec had found no evidence of a North Sea oil leak.
Statoil confirmed a gas leak had occurred on its Asgard field.
Investigations are set to resume this morning after a suspected North Sea leak.
French energy giant Total is battling issues with a new well in the Elgin-Franklin field.
Production has resumed from BP's Clair platform after a leak earlier this month.
An investigation into a gas leak at the Karsto facility in Norway could have caused “serious personal injuries and potential fatalities”, according to a new report.
Canadian authorities said they have recovered at least 40% of more than 1,500 barrels of oil which have leaked into a major river.
Southern California Gas Co aims to partially restore operations at its crippled Aliso Canyon storage field by late summer following a huge gas leak last year.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) said a gas leak on a North Sea platform on Boxing Day last year had exposed workers to an "unacceptable risk of serious personal injury from fire and explosion".
A chief executive has been awarded her biggest bonus - in the same year Sempra Energy was involved in the biggest gas leak in US history.
New documents show a gas leak on the Brae Alpha platform was categorised as "major" by the Health and Safety executive (HSE).
Workers are looking to fix a leak at a site where an oil well was being dug in northern Kuwait.
A lawsuit has been filed against the Southern California Gas Company (SoCal) after a huge gas leak near Los Angeles.
An offshore union has branded the fine imposed on Total yesterday a "wholly inadequate slap on the wrist".
French oil giant Total has been charged following an investigation into a suspected gas leak on a North Sea platform.
The cause of a platform fire in Mexico earlier this year which killed four workers and left 16 injured was a leak in a rarely used gas fuel line which had corroded, according to a new report. The findings by Mexico’s Agencia de Seguridad, Energia y Ambiente (ASEA) on what happened on board the Pemex Abkatun Permanente platform will not lead to any fines against the company. The gas fuel line had shown what was described as an “unusual” kind of accelerated corrosion due the presence of micro-organisms and sulphuric acid within the gas.
Shell could delay deepwater drilling planned in New Zealand until next year. According to reports the oil major and its two partners OMV and Mitsui E&P had been planning to drill a test well in the Great South Basin this year. However the company has said it needs more time to evaluate the basin’s complex geology.
Oil major Shell has declared a force majeure and halted crude exports from a key terminal in Nigeria after a pipeline leak. The company said the move was taken after a leak in the Trans Forcados pipeline which affected crude exports from one of the country’s main export points. The terminal has the capacity to export up to 400,000 barrels a day.
An investigation is underway after a gas leak on a North Sea platform. Production was temporarily shut down on the Beryl Alpha platform around 200 miles from Aberdeen after the incident earlier this month. Operator Apache said the leak was suspected to have come from a flow transmitter on one of its wells.