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1.5 tons of sulfuric acid spills in southern Kazakhstan

1.5 tons of sulfuric acid have spilled in southern Kazakhstan.

1.5 tons of sulfuric acid spills in southern Kazakhstan
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S. Korea cleans up after oil spill

South Korea's coastguard said Monday it would take at least two weeks to clean up the shoreline fouled by an oil spill off the southwestern port of Yeosu.

S. Korea cleans up after oil spill
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Kashagan to produce 15 million tons of oil in 2022

In its Development Strategy, KazMunaiGas has set an optimistic target to produce 15 million tons of oil from the Kashagan field in 2022.

Kashagan to produce 15 million tons of oil in 2022
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Scale of pollution caused by oil train flaring near Aktau announced

The authorities have made a statement on the magnitude of the explosion near Aktau: the petroleum spill has covered 3480 square meters.

Scale of pollution caused by oil train flaring near Aktau announced
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Kashagan consortium gets oil spill response base

NCPOC has rented an ecological base for oil spills response at the Caspian Sea.

Kashagan consortium gets oil spill response base
©REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Chevron, Transocean settle over Rio oil spill

US energy giant Chevron and Swiss-based rig operator Transocean signed a deal with Brazilian prosecutors on Friday to settle lawsuits over an oil spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

Chevron, Transocean settle over Rio oil spill
Philippines works to contain huge diesel spill
Philippines works to contain huge diesel spill

Philippine authorities said they were working Saturday to contain a huge diesel spill that shut down parts of Manila Bay's vital fishing industry.

Philippines works to contain huge diesel spill
Philippine oil spill turns Manila Bay red
Philippine oil spill turns Manila Bay red

A diesel oil spill spread a large reddish stain over Manila Bay in the Philippines' capital on Friday, posing potential health and environmental hazards.

Philippine oil spill turns Manila Bay red
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Colombia's largest oil pipeline attacked

Colombia's largest oil pipeline was hit by an explosion causing a significant oil spill in an attack blamed on leftist guerrillas.

Colombia's largest oil pipeline attacked
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Foreign aid required to eliminate major oil spills at Kashagan

Large-scale oil spills at Kashagan can only be eliminated by the British company that worked on spills in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska.

Foreign aid required to eliminate major oil spills at Kashagan
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Oil flowing from abandoned well in Atyrau oblast

An oil spill of 600 square meters was discovered near an abandoned well at Saryshagul-4 section in Kurmangazy region.

Oil flowing from abandoned well in Atyrau oblast
©REUTERS/Susana Bates
Brazil allows Chevron to resume oil exploration after spill

Chevron was given the green light to resume oil exploration in Brazil following a massive 2011 spill which led to the US oil giant halting its activities.

Brazil allows Chevron to resume oil exploration after spill
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Three tons of engine oil spill in accident in southern Kazakhstan

Three tons of engine oil spilled on the road in southern Kazakhstan in an accident with a KamAZ.

Three tons of engine oil spill in accident in southern Kazakhstan
BP accused of greed, lax safety at US oil spill trial
BP accused of greed, lax safety at US oil spill trial

The US government accused BP of letting greed triumph over safety Monday in the opening arguments of a multi-billion dollar trial over the devastating 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP accused of greed, lax safety at US oil spill trial
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Oil spilled from pipeline in Atyrau oblast

Oil spilled from Gran-Martyshi pipeline in Issatai region of Kazakhstan’s Atyrau oblast.

Oil spilled from pipeline in Atyrau oblast
©REUTERS/Mike Blake
Chevron pays $17.5 mn fine for Brazil spill

US oil firm Chevron has paid a $17.5 million fine for a major spill off Rio de Janeiro state last year, Brazilian authorities said Thursday.

Chevron pays $17.5 mn fine for Brazil spill
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Ust-Kamenogorsk resident discovered 1.5m mercury spot

Emergency Situations Department’s experts and police are searching for the origin of the mercury spot in Ust-Kamenogorsk.

Ust-Kamenogorsk resident discovered 1.5m mercury spot
©REUTERS/Sean Gardner
BP reaches $7.8 bln partial settlement in US oil spill trial

BP said Friday it reached a $7.8 billion deal to settle claims from fishermen and other private claimants affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill ahead of the start of a blockbuster US trial.

BP reaches $7.8 bln partial settlement in US oil spill trial
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Oil spilled from pipeline in North Kazakhstan

A pipeline rupture caused a 200 cub.m oil spill in the area of 1,000 sq.m.

Oil spilled from pipeline in North Kazakhstan
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5 tons of sulphuric acid spilled near Kyzylorda

5 tons of sulphuric acid spilled close to Yenbekshi village of Kyzylorda oblast.

5 tons of sulphuric acid spilled near Kyzylorda
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