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Oil spill still leaking into the Gulf of Mexico 15 years later

Port Eads, La. — In 2004, Hurricane Ivan plowed across the Gulf of Mexico and triggered an oil spill that is still leaking. It’s the longest continuous oil spill in American history. Captain Rick …

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A Grounded Ship Is Leaking Oil Into the Pacific Near a UNESCO World Heritage Site

(WELLINGTON) — An environmental disaster is unfolding in the Pacific after a large ship ran aground and began leaking oil next to a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Solomon Islands, Australian …

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Bulk carrier leaking oil on Solomons Islands reef after running aground

The MV Solomon Trader, which has hit a reef in Kangava Bay off Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands The Solomon Islands prime minister has asked Australia for emergency help cleaning up an environmen…

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Many killed as leaking oil pipeline explodes in central Mexico

A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured allegedly by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others. It came just three weeks …

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Dozens Feared Dead in Nigeria as Leaking Oil Tanker Explodes

Lagos, Nigeria (AP) — An overturned oil tanker exploded in Nigeria while dozens of people were scooping up the leaking fuel and many were killed, police and witnesses said Saturday. Hundreds of peopl…

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Opinion: Alabama lost to Clemson because nobody saw ‘oil leaking or bald tires’ on defense

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Way back in October, when Alabama was rolling over opponent after opponent and everyone was marveling at the Crimson Tide’s new offensive approach – and especially, the fantastic …

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New study first to predict which oil and gas wells are leaking methane

A new study to published in Environmental Geosciences is the first to offer a profile of which oil and natural wells are most likely to be leaking methane. Research published in June in Science …

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Venezuela Is Leaking Oil Everywhere

From a distance, the scene is beautiful, a dark pool shimmering under the midday sun, reflecting billowing clouds. But when you close in on the dirt-packed trail leading toward a trio of storage tanks …

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Why is a spill that started in 2004 still leaking oil in the Gulf of Mexico?

Oil spills like the Deepwater Horizon and the Exxon Valdez are embedded in the environmental consciousness, so much so that they’re essentially shorthand for any other spills that occur. But there are …

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Leaking Nigeria pipeline explodes, killing at least 19

LAGOS, Nigeria — A Nigerian official says at least 19 people are dead after a leaking oil pipeline exploded in the southeast, while villagers say the toll is higher. A Nigeria Security and Civil Defen…

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