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Shell Halts Offshore Drilling as U.S. Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane

It was about 280 miles (450 km) east-southeast from the mouth of the Mississippi River and moving at 13 mph, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 …

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Shell halts some Gulf of Mexico output due to Exxon pipeline leak

(Reuters) – said on Monday a leak in an Exxon Mobil Corp offshore pipeline had shut in production at its 100,000 barrel per day Perdido platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Shell temporarily halted …

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Shell ‘halts production at Gulf of Mexico Perdido facility after leak from Exxon’s HOOPs pipeline’

SHELL has announced that it has temporarily halted production after a leak from Exxon’s HOOPs pipeline. The oil company said on Monday that it has temporarily shut-in production at its Perdido …

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Federal Judge Halts Fracking Offshore California Including Santa Barbara Channel

This process is essential to ensuring BOEM and BSEE meet their legal requirement to avoid jeopardizing the continued existence of these species. If the expert wildlife agencies conclude fracking and a…

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Federal Judge Halts Offshore Fracking Pending Further Review

The Commission’s review will require a full public hearing process. “The impacts of offshore fracking and acidizing have never been meaningfully analyzed,” said Kira Redmond, Executive …

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Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation development

Jakarta (AFP) – Indonesia’s president has signed a moratorium on all new palm oil plantation development, an official said Thursday, in a move hailed by environmentalists. The moratorium effectively h…

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Exxon Mobil halts drilling after spill crippled pipeline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shutdown of a pipeline that spilled up to 101,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast forced Exxon Mobil Corp. to halt operations at three offshore platforms because it couldn’t deliver oil to refineries, the company said …
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Leak at Questerre Energy Alberta well halts drilling

A leak discovered at a Questerre Energy shale well in Alberta has delayed drilling operations. The leak was found in the casing in the horizontal section of well 14-29-63-6W6M during fracking operations at Kakwa North. Drilling equipment at the well is …
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DEP halts a drilling operation in Doddridge County after accident

While drilling on the Primm Pad near West Union … Belcher said the first priority for them was dealing with the leak from the Callie. “The Callie has been secured of any further gas releases from down hole,” he said. “[Inspectors] do work in …
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Sevan Drilling halts LLOG’s Gulf of Mexico well after incident

The firm said the incident, a control system leak, occurred at the beginning of August and will result in downtime of more than 25 days in the third quarter. (Reporting by Balazs Koranyi, editing by Terje Solsvik)
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