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Dakota Access pipeline owners want to pump more oil through Illinois. Critics worry the move will increase the risk of leaks or a devastating spill.

Save Our Illinois Land and the Sierra Club filed objections to block the expansion, arguing that pumping more oil through the pipeline will increase the risk of spills and leaks along the rural route.

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Galapagos oil spill: 600 gallons of oil leak into ocean around islands after cargo boat capsizes

Raul Ledesma, Ecuador’s environment minister, said the sunken generator was the source of the oil seen in the water. The attorney general’s office said that … have placed barriers and …

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Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel yet to fix oil spill at Mt Low

CLIVE Palmer’s Queensland Nickel is yet to fix an underground heavy fuel pipeline following an oil leak near Mt Low, a report has revealed. It comes as the Port of Townsville confirmed it and the …

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Indonesia’s Pertamina says oil spill recovery will take until March 2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia’s Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday as it struggles to …

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Indonesia May Plug Java Oil Spill Early as Crude Leak Eases

Crude oil spilling from an undersea well in Indonesia has steeply declined, raising prospects of an early shutdown of the leak that threatens to damage marine life and beaches around the heavily …

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In California oil country, the biggest spill in decades spurs defiance

Hardly a day goes by without reports of the growing oil leak in nearby Cymric oil field. So far, more than 900,000 gallons of oil and brine have oozed from a Chevron Corp. well, and filled a dry creek …

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Pertamina Boosts Efforts to Clean Up Java Sea After Oil Spill

The efforts come as Pertamina — which has hired oil-well firefighting specialist Boots & Coots to assist it in minimizing the risk of environmental damage — said Thursday that it may take about …

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Contained but not capped: Some of America’s longest oil spill still escaping into Gulf

NEW ORLEANS — Sporadic leaks continue at the site of the nation’s longest oil spill, about 12 miles off the tip of Louisiana, more than two months after the head of the U.S. Coast Guard’s …

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California governor encouraged by oil spill cleanup effort

“I’m seeing progress,” Newsom said on a visit to the site, where the oil and water are contained in a dry desert creek bed. The leaks are known as surface expressions, which can be caused by injecting …

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After 800,000-gallon spill, Chevron site is still leaking oil

On the same day Sen. Dianne Feinstein chastised Chevron Corp. for keeping an 800,000-gallon oil spill outside Bakersfield “under wraps,” California officials confirmed Thursday that the site was once …

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