- IRELAND oil spill costs £0.5 million: Limerick County Council search for liability
- NORTH SEA gas leak: Total wipeout as cost estimate tops £12 billion
- Oil Spill Costs: Stopping US tax breaks for polluters
- NIGERIA oil spill: Bonga to cost billions
- WASHINGTON OIL SPILL: costing $11 billion every 1000 years?
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Tag Archives: Gulf of Mexico
BP stands to save $10 billion from their contribution to oil spill costs in the Gulf Of Mexico owing to exploitation of tax breaks in the USA. Representative Alcee Hastings, (D-FL), introduced a bill that would abolish write-offs oil … Continue reading
A major spill at the mouth of the Columbia River or in the Strait of Juan de Fuca could cost Washingtonstate 165,000 jobs and $10.8 billion in economic losses, and is more likely to occur as enforcement by the state’s … Continue reading
Engineers are cast as bad guys in the latest costly oil spill to unnerve a major international oil company drilling in deepwater. An estimated 110,000 gallons of oil have been spilt by Chevron exploration on a Transocean rig off Brazil. … Continue reading
Oil spill compensation czar Alan Feinberg is poised to announce more compensation for Gulf of Mexico fishers affected by the oil spill. It is clear that the science of how fish and fishing are affected by oil spills and slicks, … Continue reading
An infographic from late last year by SocialSphere aggregating information on social network impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Quote: “This June, while engineers in the Gulf were trying to stop the destructive flow of oil from BP’s … Continue reading
The tanker Rena – and its parent company Costamare – that caused the oil spill off New Zealand is insured for US$1 billion of pollution damage John Key yesterday said the clean-up so far had cost an estimated AU$12.1 million. … Continue reading
US oil giant ConocoPhillips China (COPC) and state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) may face compensation demands for damage caused by oil spills offChina’s northeast coast far higher than the 200,000 yuan (£20,000/ US$31,000) penalty announced last week. Over … Continue reading
Egyptian Ministry of Environment has fined the Kuwaiti owners of the vessel Hammurabi $0.5 million for an oil spill at Ain Sokna port. It is unclear how the Ministry determined the size of the fine. However, it has been paid … Continue reading
A $2 million oil spill caused over 40 years ago is not the responsibility ofUS railroad companies, a court has decided. A federal appeals panel has ruled that Stockton’s redevelopment agency cannot force two railroads to pay for the cost … Continue reading
Exxon-Mobil’s latest oil spill within sniffing distance of USA’s emblematic Yellowstone Park is set to levy further heavy costs to its brand and the oil industry. The costs of cleanup are likely to be high, in the tens of millions. … Continue reading