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SwRI’s SLED-W algorithms detect crude oil on water

Southwest Research Institute has developed computer-based techniques to accurately detect crude oil on water using inexpensive thermal and visible cameras. This machine learning-based solution can …

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A supertanker full of crude oil decaying amid Yemen’s civil war could blow up

which could lead to significant leaks even without an explosion. “The hull of the vessel has been deteriorating and one of its pipes has been punctured,” the group’s founder Mohammed al-Hokaimi told …

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U.S. Crude, Gas And Coal Exports Are All Flashing Red

Fracking and horizontal drilling get top billing for the past decade’s meteoric rise in U.S. energy output, but don’t forget the overseas buyer in the role of best-supporting actor. U.S. production …

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Indonesia sets export levy on crude palm oil at $55 per tonne

Indonesia will charge a blanket export levy of $ 55 per tonne on crude palm oil (CPO) shipments from June 1, a Finance Ministry regulation showed on Saturday, as the government seeks to raise funds for …

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Malaysia cuts crude palm oil export duty for May to 4.5%

Malaysia has reduced its export duty on crude palm oil to 4.5% for May from 5% in April, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board said on Monday, citing the national customs department.

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Train derails in northwestern Ontario near Emo and is leaking crude oil

A train has derailed near a northwestern Ontario town and several of the railcars are leaking crude oil. CN Rail confirmed the derailment Wednesday morning and said Highway 602 has been blocked. The …

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Abandoned oil well most likely source of crude staining Texas port

An abandoned oil well outside of Houston is likely the source of crude oil leaking into a Texas bay near the largest U.S. petrochemical port, the state’s energy regulator and an oil company executive …

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Palm oil market hit by two ‘C’s: crude oil and coronavirus

A deadly combination of two ‘C’s has hit the palm oil market. A rapid decline in crude oil prices and the upheaval over the rapid spread of China-centred Wuhan Coronavirus has pummeled the palm oil …

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Malaysia raises export tax for crude palm oil for first time in over a year

Malaysia has raised its export tax for crude palm oil for January, for the first time in one-and-a-half years, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s website said on Friday, citing the national customs …

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A 9,000-barrel leak in the Keystone pipeline in North Dakota spilled enough crude oil to fill half an Olympic-sized swimming pool

The second large oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in two years provoked outrage because TC Energy told activists that spills were unlikely.

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