Tagged: oil spill

Oil spill drill raises alarms

Italian energy co. Eni and Norway’s Coastal Administration share emergency response resources in the north Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Eni Norway, operator of Goliat, and the NCA have entered into “a mutual assistance agreement...

Kevin Costner to Attend ONS

Kevin Costner is a founder of the companies Blue Planet Solutions and Ocean Therapy Solutions, and also a celebrated actor, businessman and environmental campaigner, will be attending ONS in August. Costner is among those...

Statoil loses one million every day

Statoil will lose milionbeløp every day as long as the ban on oil drilling on the seabed remains in force,” said public affairs manager for Statoil in the U.S., Kjersti Hornes Torgersen. President Barack...

Norway: BP oil spill could happen anywhere

An oil spill similar to the one in the Gulf Mexico could easily happen in Norway, said the country’s environment minister, while Statoil’s chief said the Nordic oil nation could learn lessons from the...

Norway police charge ship captain after fuel spill

OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian police on Monday charged the Chinese captain of a dry bulk vessel for not warning the coastal authorities that his ship was in danger during a storm last week that...

Specialists in battle to stop Norwegian oil spill spread

Oslo – Specialists were working at high speed Sunday to stop the spread of diesel fuel oil threatening coastal areas of southern Norway after a Panamanian freighter ran aground two days earlier. Norwegian authorities...

Cruise ship spills oil in Norwegian fjord

  OSLO (AP) — Norwegian police say a large amount of oil has leaked from a cruise ship in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Geiranger fjord. Police spokesman Magne Toennoey says authorities have managed to...

Seabirds dead after oil spill in the Barents Sea

Dead and injured seabirds have been found near “Petrozavodsk”, the Russian freezer ship that yesterday ran aground by the coast of the Bear Island in the Barents Sea. By Barentsobserver.com The Norwegian Directorate for...