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British Oil Worker Kidnapped in Indonesia

A British oil worker has been kidnapped in the Aceh province of Indonesia, according to reports Wednesday. BBC News reported a spokesman for police in the Aceh province as saying the man, named as 61-year old Malcolm Primrose, had been traveling back from a mine site when a group of armed men ambushed his car.

13 June 2013 , 09:39Neftegaz.RU14070

Six Foreign Oil Workers Kidnapped in Nigeria

Armed pirates who stormed an oil service ship in southern Nigeria have kidnapped six foreigners and demanded a $1.3 million ransom for their release, police told AFP.

21 February 2013 , 10:06Neftegaz.ru16460

Press statement

TNK-BP is aware of the detention of Igor Korneev by the law enforcement authorities.

20 October 2012 , 00:00Neftegaz.RU13040

The high season for piracy has just started. New victim is the petrochemical tanker Fairchem Bogey

Somali pirates have seized a petrochemical tanker at Salalah, a major port in Oman, holding the 21-strong Indian crew hostage.

21 August 2011 , 15:08Neftegaz.RU18750

Somali pirates take bulk carrier

 2011, 8 may, A maritime security alert has been issued after pirates reportedly seized a Panama-registered bulk carrier in the Indian Ocean.

08 May 2011 , 08:47Neftegaz.RU18780

M.Bockmann:The ship owner, I would imagine, is being paid a significant premium to bring that ship in the Libyan port of Tobruk

Libya could once again resume oil exports, this time by rebels who have taken control of the oil export terminal at Tobruk on the east coast of the country, according to AFP.

05 April 2011 , 20:56Neftegaz.RU27690

Libya: 1st oil well on fire

Civilians have attacked an oil well located in southern Tripoli, causing an explosion and fire, AFP have reported.

21 February 2011 , 14:13Neftegaz.RU16530

Vekselberg Settles on Sulzer

ZURICH, Switzerland — Billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, who holds controlling stakes in Swiss industrial groups Oerlikon and Sulzer, and two partners have paid 10 million Swiss francs ($10.4 million) to end an investigation.

19 October 2010 , 18:17The Moscow Times36700

Robbers At Petrol Stations

A series of robberies, involving seven petrol stations...
18 April 2003 , 08:2518110

Surat Gas Fire Under Control

A gas well near Surat that has been burning out of control...
17 April 2003 , 12:3420230

Killed Children

21 school students died in a bus-truck collision...
15 April 2003 , 10:1319460

Oil Company To Be Sued For Bribering

James Giffen, the US businessman, as well as the company itself were accused of bribering...
08 April 2003 , 11:5428240

Nigeria's Oil Vandalised

One of the Nigerian main oil pipelines has been damaged...
07 April 2003 , 09:5518820

Verdict Of Guilty

It took FERC two years to confirm Enron and 37 energy companies...
27 March 2003 , 09:1318160

Gas Explosion In China

42 died and 30 are still missing after a gas explosion in a coal mine...
24 March 2003 , 08:2319820

Murder At DaimlerChrysler Factory

DaimlerChrysler worker was killed Tuesday morning at its glass factory...
19 March 2003 , 11:0320060

Oil Giant Could Be Bombed

A bomb was found at a Shell gas station.
06 March 2003 , 10:3819020

Unocal Accused Of Monopoly

The US Federal Trade Commission sues Unocal Corp. for illegally using...
05 March 2003 , 07:1318290

Gas Company Killed People

Gas company Transco was guilty in killing four people...
04 March 2003 , 10:0219510

New Arrests Of Venezuelan Oil Workers

Seven former managers of PDVSA are arrested for...
27 February 2003 , 07:3018680