Posts Tagged “pipeline break”

Recovery after Yellowstone oil spill in Silvertip

Originally published on KULR8.com, Written by Kenneth Wong LAUREL – In the late night hours of July 1st, 2011, a pipeline in the Yellowstone River ruptured, which started an oil spill that lasted for months, and by July 2nd, more than 40,000 gallons of oil leaked into the Yellowstone River, near Laurel. While Bob Landon lives […]

Worst offshore oil spill for over 10 years in Nigeria

Originally published by the New Zealand Herald. A faulty pipe from an offshore oil field run by Royal Dutch Shell PLC near Nigeria’s coast spewed crude oil into the ocean for as much as 25 hours as workers loaded a waiting tanker, the company acknowledged Friday. While Shell continues to investigate the cause of what […]

Fishermen lament withdrawal from sea over Bonga oil spill

Originally published by Information Nigeria. Group tasks Shell on clean-up exercise FISHERMEN in Akwa Ibom State are complaining about the directive by the Nigerian Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) that fishing be suspended because of the recent Bonga Oil field spillage. Meanwhile, the oil spill has been described as the biggest in the country and that it […]

Coastal villages in Nigeria protest as crude oil washes ashore

Originally published on MSNBC. By msnbc.com and news services Nigerian villagers say oil washing up on the coast comes from a Royal Dutch Shell loading accident last month that caused the biggest spill in Africa’s top producer in more than 13 years. Shell denies that any of the oil is from its 200,000 barrel per […]