News tagged with oil companies

Chevron suspends Brazil offshore drilling

US oil giant Chevron Corporation said on Thursday that it had suspended its current and future drilling operations off Rio de Janeiro state, following a crude oil slick in the area.

Nov 24, 2011
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Shell divers shut off North Sea oil leak

Divers working for oil giant Shell have turned off the valve which has been leaking oil into the North Sea causing the worst spill in the area for a decade, the company said Friday. ...

Aug 19, 2011
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More oil spills to come, says WUSTL anthropologist

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is not simply a random accident. There will be more of these spills to come, as the days of easy oil are over, says an anthropologist at Washington University ...

Jun 30, 2010
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Little spent on oil spill cleanup technology

(AP) -- While oil companies have spent billions of dollars to drill deeper and farther out to sea, relatively little money and research have gone into finding new, improved ways to respond to oil spills in ...

Jun 26, 2010
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Oil self-regulates around globe

(AP) -- The U.S. government is not alone in ceding responsibility to the oil industry for the design of key safety features on offshore rigs, a trend coming under scrutiny worldwide following the deadly blowout ...

May 20, 2010
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