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Keystone Oil Pipeline Expected to Be Partially Restarted Early Next Week -Sources

NEW YORK — TC Energy Corp estimates the Keystone oil pipeline can be partially restarted anytime from Sunday to Tuesday, pending regulatory approval, after a more than 9,000-barrel leak in rural North Dakota, shippers on the line said on Thursday. …

Keystone Oil Pipeline in North Dakota Remains Closed, Leak Source Unclear

NEW YORK, Nov 4 — The precise source of a leak on TC Energy Corp’s Keystone oil pipeline in North Dakota has not yet been identified, a spokesman for the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said on Monday. …

Nigeria: Shell Fixing Pipeline Hit by Oil Thieves

Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it is repairing a trunkline after detecting a leak blamed on oil thieves in Nigeria’s oil-stained southern delta. A Shell spokesman said in a statement Tuesday evening its Nigerian subsidiary has cut production by 70,000 …

Royal Dutch Shell Says Nigeria Spill Contained

The worst Nigeria offshore oil spill in more than a decade has been contained before reaching the West African nation’s coast, officials with Royal Dutch Shell PLC said Monday, less than a week after one of its lines bled crude …

Shell Shuts Rig After Leak of Drilling Fluid Off of Alabama Coast

Royal Dutch Shell said Monday that it has shut down an offshore drilling rig off the coast of Alabama following a leak of drilling fluid. Shell said 319 barrels of the synthetic and biodegradable fluid leaked from a booster line. …

Fuel Leak Triggers Small Texas Refinery Explosion

A San Antonio refinery caught fire for the second time in two years Wednesday after authorities said an apparent jet diesel fuel leak triggered a small explosion. San Antonio Fire Department spokeswoman Melissa Sparks said no injuries were reported. She …

Brazil Official: Chevron Unprepared for Leak

U.S.-based Chevron Corp. was not prepared for the offshore oil leak at one of its wells, the head of environmental affairs for Brazil’s federal police said Saturday. Fabio Scliar said Chevron personnel at the well told his investigators that they …

4 Hurt in Chemical Leak at Maryland Paper Mill

NewPage Corp. says it’s investigating a chemical leak that sent four workers at its western Maryland paper mill to hospitals for evaluation. Authorities told the Cumberland Times-News that the workers suffered respiratory distress from chlorine dioxide that leaked from a …

Major Carbon Monoxide Leak Found in Wis. Apartment BUilding

Authorities say nearly a dozen people were taken to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak was found in an apartment building in New London, Wis. The New London Fire Department says firefighters were called to the scene about 6 …

US National Lab Halts Some Work After Leak

A sealed device used to check whether radiation detectors are working properly at Brookhaven National Laboratory leaked a small amount of radioactivity last month, lab authorities said. There was no threat to public health or the environment, but the lab …