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Will the russian Turkish stream be launched, or an apology to Erdogan is not enough?

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News // Incidental

Wreckage Of Missing Plane Located

The plane that went missing off Sotra near Bergen on Friday was located at a depth...
23 June 2008 , 11:416300

Gas Leak Forced Evacuation Of Gullfaks A

A gas leak on the Gullfaks A platform in the North Sea on Sunday sent the 296 crew...
23 June 2008 , 11:386200

Kuwait Oil Plant Explosion

Kuwait TV reported that an Indian laborer was injured in a fire at a chemical plant...
09 June 2008 , 12:077530

Oil Pipeline Fire Kills Three In Southwest Iran

Three people were killed and eight injured when an oil pipeline caught fire in Iran's Khuzestan province, state television reported today
05 June 2008 , 12:316650

Norway: Strike Covers Six More Airports

From Tuesday morning, six additional airports, including Stavanger airport Sola, were closed due to the airport strike
21 May 2008 , 10:137050

BP: Small Spillage At Prudhoe Bay Deposit

BP PLC Wednesday informed of a small oil leak occurred while a worker was trying to bring a well back online earlier this week at the nation's largest oil field
15 May 2008 , 12:126500

Slathers Of Hot Bitumen Poured Into Front Yard After Tanker Crash

Slathers of bitumen poured into the front yard of a house on Brisbane's north side after a tanker crashed into a tree
15 May 2008 , 11:428390

China Suspends Mines, Oil Wells, Plants After Terrible Quake

China called for coal mines, chemical plants and oil and gas wells to suspend production to avoid further casualties after the country's strongest earthquake in 58 years killed almost 10,000 people
14 May 2008 , 10:097720

Texas: Oil Equipment To Be Lifted From A Giant Gully

A large sinkhole swallowed up oil field equipment and some vehicles Wednesday in southeastern Texas and continued to grow. There were no reports of injuries or home damage
08 May 2008 , 11:1414540

Nigerian Kidnappers: Oil CEO's Wife Gets Off Easy

Nigerian kidnappers on Saturday released the wife of a senior oil executive who was taken hostage in its oil capital of Port Harcourt last month
04 May 2008 , 14:316410

Vietnam Oil Tanker Accident Brings More Bodies

Two more bodies of those who died after the oil tanker Duc Tri sank off the coast of Mui Ne on March 2 were found Friday
04 May 2008 , 11:128210

Sinopec Suspends Maoming Refinery After Fire

A refinery source said Thursday that one of the major companies in China, Sinopec, has shut a 1 million mt a year hydrocracking unit at its 13.5 million mt a year Maoming refinery after a fire in the unit's heating stove late Wednesday
17 April 2008 , 11:078670

Petroleum Development Oman Stops Al Amqat leak

The press release of Petroleum Development Oman, PDO, said yesterday that an oil leak occurred on the main oil line on Tuesday at Al Amqat near Bid Bid area
11 April 2008 , 13:417060

Nexen Suppress "Bomb Party"

There have been recorded two explosions close to the global energy company Canadian Nexen Inc. oil exploration building in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a, but no victims have been recorded, a company representative reported Thursday
11 April 2008 , 11:167180

Gas Pipeline Blown Up in India

Gas supply on Thursday was suspended to a private power plant
28 March 2008 , 11:076300

Pipeline Blown Up By Bomb in Iraq

A bomb struck an oil pipeline Thursday in Iraq's southern city of Basra for the second time this week
27 March 2008 , 14:098150

Vietnam Oil Tanker Sunk, Killing 14

A Vietnamese oil tanker has sunk, while trying to contain an oil slick in the South China Sea
07 March 2008 , 09:585670

4 Petrobras Workers Missed, 1 Killed in a Helicopter Crush

One person killed and four missing after a forced landing of a helicopter carrying Brazilian oil workers...
27 February 2008 , 09:417290

Texas Refinery Explosion Injured 5, Shook Houses, Sent Fuel Prices Higher

A thunderous explosion at west Texas oil refinery injured five people and shook buildings miles away
19 February 2008 , 11:566800

Oil Spill at Lukoil and ConocoPhilips Deposit

The company, operating at the South Khylchuyu field, said the spill occured on Feb 4
06 February 2008 , 12:4411480