Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:48pm EDT * Expansion will make Motiva Port Arthur largest U.S. refinery * Coker to be shut for work later this month -sources * Vacuum unit to be shut in May for overhaul -sources By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, April 12 (Reuters) – Motiva Enterprises LLC’s Port Arthur refinery is on track [...]
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Shell is facing the prospect of an embarrassing litigation in London, from Nigerian villagers affected by oil spills in 2008, after talks on a settlement broke down last month… By Tom Bergin: LONDON, April 12 | Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:07pm EDT (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc said on Thursday that oil spills at [...]
By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, April 12, 8:13 PM LAGOS, Nigeria Royal Dutch Shell PLC says the number of its operational oil spills nearly doubled last year. Shell made the statement Thursday in its annual sustainability report, saying it had 63 operational spills in 2011. Thats compared to 32 spills in 2010. Shell blamed them on [...]
Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:48pm EDT * Shell says sheen is estimated at 6 barrels * Sheen spotted near Shell’s Mars and Ursa oil platforms * Shell says sees no leaks from its operations * Regulator says sheen near a natural seabed seep * Shell shares pare earlier losses By Kristen Hays HOUSTON, April 12 [...]
The Wall Street Journal: Shell shares traded down nearly 4% after the company reports a light sheen in U.S. Gulf
The report comes nearly two years after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, unleashing the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Shell says it has dispatched an oil-spill response vessel to the location, between the Mars and Ursa production areas, and has requested flights to monitor the one-by-10-mile sheen with aerial surveillance.