Tag: Oil spill

Process, R & D

Light-Powered Robots Can One Day Help Clean Up Oil Spills

December 21, 2021

Via: Design News

When oil spills occur, a very expensive and messy clean-up effort that involves difficult human labor is typically deployed. Now researchers in California have developed a helpful and low-cost robotic film that may one day aid greatly in this endeavor […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

US House Panel Approves Pipeline Bills After California Oil Spill

October 18, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Legislation designed to enhance the safety of offshore pipelines recently was approved by a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. The panel’s move was in response to recent pipeline accidents and leaks, primarily in Southern California, for which Republican […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Oil spill clean-up at Equinor’s Bahamas terminal underway after Dorian damage

September 12, 2019

Via: Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s Equinor (EQNR.OL) has begun cleaning up an onshore oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, and said on Thursday it will step up the operation in […]