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Venezuela’s PDVSA confirms oil leak into sea near refinery complex

Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA [PDVSA.UL] on Saturday confirmed an oil leak from an oil line and a gas pipeline into the Caribbean Sea near the largest refining center in the country, but …

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Total reviewing pipeline to Grandpuits oil refinery after leaks

French energy group Total is conducting an audit of a pipeline that supplies its Grandpuits refinery near Paris following leaks in recent years, a spokesman said on Friday.

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Massive oil refinery leaks toxic chemical in the middle of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Last May, an air monitor on the border of the East Coast’s largest oil refinery recorded a level of benzene … The refinery disaster in June unleashed over 5,200 pounds of deadly …

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Shell says gas leak on unit at Pernis oil refinery under control

LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell said there was a gas leak on Friday on a unit at its 404,000 barrel per day Pernis oil refinery in the Netherlands. The leak has been stopped and the situation at …

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Dozens of birds exposed to oil after refinery leak near Belle Chasse

About 30 birds were exposed to oil from a large leak at a Plaquemines Parish refinery about 20 miles south of New Orleans. State Department of Wildlife and Fisheries oil spill responders say a variety …

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Gas Leak at Mandan Oil Refinery Prompts Brief Evacuation

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A gas leak at the Marathon Petroleum oil refinery in Mandan prompted a brief evacuation of some workers. Spokesman Ron Day tells The Bismarck Tribune that operators detected a pinh…

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Port Arthur residents complain about smell from ‘small’ oil leak at Port Arthur refinery

Port Arthur residents are complaining about a bad smell after an oil leak at Motiva on Monday. Motiva said the company’s Port Arthur refinery leaked a small amount of vacuum gas oil but did not tell 1…

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Leaking pipe spills crude oil at Torrance Refinery

Nearly 1,900 gallons of crude oil leaked from a ruptured pipe over the weekend at the Torrance Refinery, though none of it left the site, fire department officials said Monday, Oct. 8. The leak 44 bar…

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Chile suspends state-run refinery, port operations after gas leak

The leak occurred on Thursday close to the port of Ventanas … ENAP runs a refinery that processes 104,000 barrels of oil a day and a maritime port in the area.

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Gas leak at Suncor refinery sends workers to hospital

Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) says a number of workers were sent to the hospital yesterday after they were potentially exposed to a leak of hydrogen sulphide gas … The Edmonton refinery processes 142K bbl …

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