Posts Tagged ‘coast’

BP discovery doubles gas estimate for Trinidad-Tobago Savonette field

by on November 19, 2012 1:56 pm BST
BP discovery doubles gas estimate for Trinidad-Tobago Savonette fieldLONDON -- BP PLC's Trinidad and Tobago unit, BPTT, said Monday it has discovered an estimated 1 Tcf of gas off the coast of Trinidad, doubling the estimated gas in place at the Savonette gas field.The Savonette 4 appraisal well was drilled to

ExxonMobil Nigeria spill spreads along coast

by on November 19, 2012 3:21 am BST
A Reuters reporter visiting several parts of Akwa Ibom state saw a rainbow-tinted oil slick stretching for 32 kilometres from a pipeline that ExxonMobil had shut down because of a leak a week ago. Locals scooped it into jerry cans.The managing director of ExxonMobil's local unit, Mark Ward, told

Fire reported on Noble Discoverer

by on November 19, 2012 1:46 am BST
The fire caused no injuries and will not affect Shell's operations schedule, Shell spokesperson Curtis Smith told Reuters.The Noble Discoverer, used by Shell to drill the top portion of an exploratory well, was not in operation and was in the Aleutian Island port of Dutch Harbor when the fire

Fire reported on Gulf platform

by on November 16, 2012 4:31 pm BST
Initial reports said two people had died, but that has not been confirmed. CNBC reported that the fire had been contained around 10:30 am local time.The four injured were airlifted to the West Jefferson Medical Centre in Louisiana, local reports said, citing the US Coast Guard. Three of them are