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Brazil calls on oil firms to operate responsibly


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called on oil companies to operate responsibly and comply with all environmental regulations after a new crude leak was detected ... Read more...

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Brazil seeking $10 bn from Chevron for oil spill


December 16th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian federal prosecutors are seeking 20 billion reais (some $10 billion) in damages from US oil supermajor Chevron and Swiss-based Transocean for an oil ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Transocean gives bonuses for ’safety’ after Gulf of Mexico oil spill


April 4th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.4 (ANI): The American offshore oil and gas drilling contractor, Transocean, which is also responsible for running the Deepwater Horizon rig, has paid its top executives bonuses for its "best ... Read more...

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Jindal Drilling executive to move court against sacking


September 26th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The sacked managing director of Jindal Drilling and Industries (JDIL), a leading drilling contractor in the oil exploration space, has said he would move court against the ... Read more...

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Major oil leak in Gulf of Mexico


April 27th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A considerable oil spill was threatening in the Gulf of Mexico as the US Coast Guard officials corroborated on Saturday that the well at the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Oil Rig Blast Off Coast Of La: Critical Injuries & Missing


April 21st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf Coast has left at least 11 missing and seven critically injured, according to the U.S Coast Guard, CNN reports. ... Read more...

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Aban Offshore bags $18 mn contract


September 8th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India's leading offshore drilling contractor Aban Offshore Monday said it has won a contract for the deployment of the new build jack-up rig Deep Driller seven offshore ... Read more...

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Aban subsidiary bags Rs.11.9 bn drilling contract


September 1st, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Aban Offshore Ltd, India's largest private sector drilling contractor, announced Monday its Norway-based subsidiary has bagged a contract worth Rs.11.91 billion in Angola.In a regulatory statement, Aban ... Read more...

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