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Large methane leaks ‘increased dramatically by 32%’ in first eight months of 2020

The overall volume of methane leaked from large leaks around the world has increased by approximately 32% in the first eight months of 2020. That’s according to a new report by the data analytics firm …

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Energy sector’s methane leaks rise despite green plans: Kayrros

Satellite images show the number of large methane leaks from the oil and gas industry rose by nearly a third in the first eight months of this year to over 5,000, despite the sector’s pledges to …

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Cleanup underway for oil leaks along Pensacola waterfront from storm-damaged vessels

State and federal officials have been working since last Friday to contain and clean up fuel and oil leaks from vessels that were damaged or submerged during Hurricane Sally. Areas where oil sheens …

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Algeria’s Sonatrach says it controlled oil leaks

Algeria’s Sonatrach said on Friday it had controlled two oil leaks that occurred earlier in the OK1 pipeline due to bad weather.

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Why Big Oil Cares So Much About Reducing Methane Gas Leaks

What we’ve seen, especially with some of the larger companies like Exxon and Shell taking action voluntarily, but they publicly agree that methane should be regulated. It’s one of those instances …

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Diesel Leaks From Stricken Oil Tanker Off Sri Lanka

A blaze on a stricken oil tanker off Sri Lanka was finally extinguished Wednesday, authorities said, but while no crude has escaped the cargo, diesel leaking from the ship’s engine raised fears for …

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Burning oil tanker leaks diesel off Sri Lanka

A burning oil tanker began leaking diesel off Sri Lanka’s coast, naval officials said on Tuesday, fuelling fears of a major environmental disaster. The Panama-flagged New Diamond, carrying 270,000 …

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UPDATE 1-Algeria’s Sonatrach says it controlled oil leaks

Algeria’s Sonatrach said on Friday it had controlled two oil leaks that occurred earlier in the OK1 pipeline due to bad weather.

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Oil and gas companies track methane leaks on the ground, in the air and from space

U.S. oil and gas companies are investing millions of dollars into technology aimed at curtailing the methane that escapes into the atmosphere even as the Trump administration rolls back regulations …

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Trump administration to scrap limits on methane leaks at oil and gas sites

The Trump administration has rescinded regulations designed to limit the emissions of methane from oil and gas operations.

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