Royal Dutch Shell ([[RDS.A]], [[RDS.B]]) says it is coordinating a cleanup plan with the Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fo
An underwater pipe system flowing to Shell’s Brutus oil platform leaked an estimated 2,100 barrels into the Gulf.
The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said a 2 mile by 13 mile (about 3 km by 21 km) sheen was visible in the sea about 97 miles off the Louisiana coast.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - About 88,200 gallons of oil have leaked from a Shell flow line into the Gulf of Mexico about 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Shell has spilled nearly 90,000 barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill was first discovered on Thursday roughly 165 miles south-southwest of New Orleans and was contained by Friday morning, the Coast Guard said. Two companies have been contracted for the cleanup job, NBC News reports.
May 12 (Reuters) - The United States Guard said it is responding to a crude oil spill from a Shell subsea well-head flow line about 90 miles off Timbalier Island, Louisiana on Thursday. About 88,200 gallons
About 88,200 gallons of oil have leaked from a Shell flow line into the Gulf of Mexico about 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
A total of 88,200 gallons of crude oil gushed from a Shell Oil facility off Timbalier Island into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday.
President Barack Obama's efforts to normalize relations with Cuba already have helped tens of thousands of Cuban-Americans re-establish family ties and put the two nations on course to improve regional trade and security. Now the changes are poised to provide another direct benefit: an agreement between Cuba and the United States to cooperate if an oil spill threatens the Gulf of Mexico.