Investigation Underway After Shell Oil Rig Fire Injures Two Workers, Forces Evacuation of Gulf of Mexico Platform

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) are investigating an offshore oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico that left two maritime workers injured. The fire aboard Royal Dutch Shell’s Enchilada platform was reportedRead More

Shell To Postpone Alaskan Exploration

Oil industry leader Shell, short for Royal Dutch Shell PLC, has been forced to postpone their planned oil and natural gas exploration expedition into Alaska due to unforeseen problems with their oil containment apparatus. Shell’s containment system was badly damagedRead More

Shell To Pay $5 Million Fine Due To Oil Spill

Oil giant Shell may be facing a hefty fine due to an oil spill from one of their exploration vessels off the coast of Nigeria early last year. It is estimated that the spill by Shell Nigeria Exploration and ProductionRead More

Shell Evacuates 85 Maritime Workers from North Sea Oil Rigs Following Discovery of Nearby Gas Leak

Following the discovery of a major gas leak late Sunday involving the Elgin PUQ platform and Rowan Viking drilling rig about 150 miles off of the coast of Aberdeen in Scotland, 85 additional offshore workers have been evacuated off ofRead More


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