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Dozens of oil, gas-related spills in Carbon Valley, eastern Boulder County among state’s extraction fluid leaks in 2018

On Jan. 16, 2018, a frozen valve on a well pad operated by SRC Energy just south of Union Reservoir in east Longmont caused three to four barrels of oil and oil condensate to release onto the site. A …

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Subsea alarm warns of North Sea oil well leaks

A team of Scotland-based researchers has developed a new technique to protect the environment if a decommissioned oil well springs a leak. The new system’s secret ingredient is a special substance …

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Grounded Barge Leaks Oil on Kodiak Island

A long-derelict barge near the U.S. Coast Guard base on Kodiak Island may be leaking petroleum, and the USCG has contracted with Global Diving and Salvage to conduct an assessment and abatement …

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Grounded ship leaks 80 tons of oil near Pacific UNESCO site

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 officials said …

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BP teams up with EDF to tackle methane leaks

Houston (Reuters) – BP urged the U.S. government to tighten rules limiting methane leaks from oil and gas operations as it teamed up with a prominent environmental group to develop technologies to lim…

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Ship leaks tons of oil near Pacific island

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — 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, Austr…

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Ship leaks tons of oil near Solomon Islands in Pacific Ocean

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — 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, Austra…

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Canadian National train derails in Manitoba, leaks oil

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – A Canadian National Railway Co train derailed early on Saturday in Western Canada, leaking an undetermined volume of crude oil, the company said. Thirty-seven tank …

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Pipeline leaks reach surface waters in Garfield County

Cleanup efforts are continuing following two recently reported leaks from oil and gas facilities into surface waters in Garfield County. State officials say one of them reached Parachute Creek, which …

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Cleanup efforts underway after industry leaks in Colorado

Cleanup efforts are underway following two recent leaks from oil and gas facilities in western Colorado. The Daily Sentinel reports a buried natural gas gathering line owned by Bargath, a subsidiary o…

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