oil spills

 
Rivers die after oil, chemical spill
Rivers die after oil, chemical spill
Vukani Mkhize was fishing in the Umgeni River, just below its point of confluence with the Msunduzi River, last Tuesday, when he realised that...
Shell debates Nigeria oil spill compensation - five years later
Shell debates Nigeria oil spill compensation - five years later
Shell officials on Monday began talks in Nigeria's southern city of Port Harcourt with representatives for the Bodo community on compensation...
BP knew of risks but put cutbacks above safety - expert
BP knew of risks but put cutbacks above safety - expert
The United States's worst oil spill to date, a New Orleans court heard this week.
Oil prospecting threatens crucial African penguin colony
Oil prospecting threatens crucial African penguin colony
NewAge, an international company that has been granted the rights, announced that seismic surveys would begin early next year in a 12 000km2...
Tender botch compounds dirty oil slick
Tender botch compounds dirty oil slick
Used to illustrate the devastating effect of the spill that began last week from the Seli 1 wreck, the endangered penguins were collected...
Western Cape penguins treated after oil spill
Western Cape penguins treated after oil spill
A vessel, identified as the SELI 1, began leaking oil between Cape Town Harbour and Robben Island on Friday night.
Battle of oil titans as BP seeks to shift blame for Gulf spill
Battle of oil titans as BP seeks to shift blame for Gulf spill
BP sought to spread the blame for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster on Wednesday, setting off a battle of oil-industry giants with tens of billions...
Gulf storm puts BP spill efforts on hold
Gulf storm puts BP spill efforts on hold
Tropical Storm Bonnie threatened efforts on Friday to plug BP's Gulf of Mexico oil leak for good, with vessels and rigs involved in the operation...
Looming storm delays BP battle to plug Gulf well
Looming storm delays BP battle to plug Gulf well
BP crews on Wednesday made hasty preparations to protect the damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well from a looming storm, forcing them to halt work on...
BP survives Washington week, investors weigh finances
BP survives Washington week, investors weigh finances
BP bosses weathered a week of anger in Washington but the energy giant's financial outlook faces renewed scrutiny from investors trying to gauge...
US lawmakers grill BP boss as spill deal lifts shares
US lawmakers grill BP boss as spill deal lifts shares
BP chief executive Tony Hayward faced the wrath of US lawmakers on Thursday as he appeared before a congressional hearing to apologise for the...
Do BP's initials stand for Bad at Politics?
Do BP's initials stand for Bad at Politics?
This was bound to be a difficult time for the company long known as British Petroleum. An explosion at an oil well near the southern United States...

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