Weld County oil and gas spill report for April 23

KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP, reported April 9 a tank battery spill about 3 miles northeast of Firestone, near Weld roads 24 and 19. Between one and five barrels of produced water spilled. While transferring fluid from the temporary tanks, the truck driver unhooked the loading hose prior to …

Kuwait says overnight fire at onshore oil rig now contained

Kuwait's state-run oil company says it has contained a fire at an onshore oil rig in the country's southwestern oilfields. The Kuwait Oil Co. said early on Monday that a fire broke out while an emergency team responded to what it described as a "minor" leak at the al-Maqwa field. The company said the fire …

SPDC clears air on Bodo oil spill pollution clean-up

Reacting to The Guardian's publication on the impact of oil spill in Bodo community, General Manager, External Relations, SPDC, Igo Weli, said that the clean-up could only commence after the signing of a Bodo Mediation Initiative (BMI)-facilitated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between SPDC …

Pipeline leak cost Refining NZ $14.3m

The rupturing of Auckland's jet fuel pipeline last year cost its owner $14.3 million. The pipeline was out for two weeks last September and led to many plane cancellations. Refining NZ chief executive Sjoerd Post released the total cost of the pipeline leak in an announcement to the NZX on Monday.

Pipeline leak cost Refining NZ $14.3m

The rupturing of Auckland's jet fuel pipeline which was out for two weeks last September and led to many plane cancellations cost its owner $14.3 million. Refining NZ chief executive Sjoerd Post released the total cost of the pipeline leak in an announcement to the NZX on Monday. The incident lost the …

Interior Department Axes Flighty Bird Regs

Neither do they appreciably increase the incentives to avoid harmful events such as oil spills. About one million birds died after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon spill, the worst offshore oil spill in history. Those responsible for two oil spills, including BP, have paid 97 percent of the fines charged under the …

Nacogdoches group celebrates Earth Day

Across the nation many people celebrated the Earth Day which started 48 years ago after a massive oil spill in California. Fast forward to today, the conversation revolves on conserving water according to organizers with Resilient Nacogdoches where its widely known that East Texas has an abundant …

Earth Day with the Bergen County Audubon Society

All were responses, in part, to a series of environmental catastrophes that included a California oil spill that killed thousands of animals, and the infamous Cuyahoga River Fire in Cleveland. The Meadowlands was once a dumping ground for pollutants. "It was a place that many years ago was left for …