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Gulf oil leak caused by Hurricane Ivan spills much more than thought, federal lawyers say

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed, and it may be getting worse. A Friday court filing in a …

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Federal lawyers: Gulf oil leak spills much more than thought

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed. A Friday court filing in a case involving Taylor …

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Hundreds of gallons of oil spills into Greenwich brook

“There was a malfunction,” he said, and the oil began to discharge into the nearby Horseneck Brook. “It’s a tidal creek, and it flows into Long Island Sound,” Koczak said. “We ensured that the leak was controlled, and then we responded with …

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MV Legionnaire spills oil into Portugal Cove harbour

According to the province, a containment boom was used to prevent the leak from spreading. Transportation department officials said most of the oil was removed by Sunday evening. The remaining oil was removed Monday.

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Pipeline leak spills oil, produced water into stream, pastureland

BISMARCK – About 50 barrels or 2,140 gallons of a mix of crude oil and produced water has spilled from a pipeline leak into a stream and pastureland near Fryburg and Theodore Roosevelt National Park in far western North Dakota. The North Dakota …

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Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

Assuming a flow rate of 600,000 barrels of crude oil per day, a leak of nearly 12,000 barrels per day could go undetected. “Right now, there are 18 inches of ice over the Missouri River, and we can’t sample the water to look for hydrocarbons,” Crow Ghost said.

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Five Spills, Six Months in Operation: Dakota Access Track Record Highlights Unavoidable Reality — Pipelines Leak

The series of spills in the pipelines’ first months of operation underlines a fact that regulators and industry insiders know well: Pipelines leak. To regulators like Bill Suess, who deals with a crude oil spill nearly every day as North Dakota’s spill …

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Wellsite pipeline leak spills 560 barrels of oil emulsion into Alberta swamp

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator says a pipeline owned by Calgary-based Mount Bastion Oil & Gas Corp. has leaked about 560 barrels of an oil and water mixture at a northern Alberta wellsite. AER spokesman Jordan Fitzgerald says the regulator has …
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Yukon company captures oil-field spills

YUKON − After years of helping small oil and natural gas producers prevent and minimize spills, Yukon resident Jeremy Bird found a better way to make the leaks stop. Bird’s time in the field helped him see how rubber seals around the metal rod in an oil …
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Oil spills into Jones Falls, causes sheen on Inner Harbor water

Yost added that BGE is “working closely with local and environmental authorities to ensure the leak is contained and full environmental remediation is complete.” The U.S. Coast Guard estimates that about 50 gallons of lube oil spilled from a stormwater …
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