Posts Tagged “exxon”

NOSDRA Confirms Nigeria Oil Spill

The Director, National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Mr. Idris Musa, has confirmed the receipt of a report of the Nigeria oil spill from the facility of Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN), a subsidiary of the American oil giant, ExxonMobil. Musa, who is in charge of oil spills in NOSDRA said: “We received a […]

Exxon to Pay $100 Million Fine And Plead Guilty in Valdez Spill- Retrospective

By KEITH SCHNEIDER, originally posted in the New York Times in 1991. The Exxon Corporation has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal charge arising from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill and pay a $100 million fine, officials of the Environmental Protection Agency said tonight. The $100 million would be part of payments by Exxon […]

Can they really Fix BP’s Big Fix?

Originally published on Triple Pundit. By Carol Pierson Holding BP is putting a lot of money behind a TV commercial that opens with “This was the Gulf’s best tourism season in years.” In the sixty-second spot, businesses in Gulf cities like New Orleans and Panama City Florida invite tourists to come back. The ad is gorgeously filmed. Sparkling […]

Yellowstone River Oil Spill Will Cost Exxon $135 Million

Originally posted on Huffington Post. BILLINGS, Mont. — Exxon Mobil said Friday it expects to incur costs of about $135 million from an oil pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River that triggered a massive effort to limit damage to the scenic waterway. The cost figure was released to The Associated Press. It is more than […]