Calif. Officials Seek Penalties in Santa Barbara Oil Spill

California water quality regulators have asked Attorney General Kamala Harris to consider enforcement action against the owner of an oil pipeline that ruptured near Santa Barbara in May,

Climate Change Boosts Galapagos Penguin Population

New study finds shifting winds and ocean currents helped double endangered Galapagos Penguin population   Shifts in trade winds and ocean currents powered a resurgence

Kemp: Caught in the Cross-Fire Non-OPEC, Non-Shale Producers

The biggest losers from the current price war between OPEC and the shale producers seem set to be producers outside the Middle East and North America caught in the cross-fire.

Canada's First LNG Ferry Launches with Bestobell Valves

Bestobell Valves is celebrating supplying cryogenic valves to Canada’s first LNG-fuelled ferry – the MV Armand-Imbeau II, which has recently been launched.   It

UK Gas: Oversupply, Weak Crude Pricing Drags

Within-day gas drops 1.68 percent; forward gas contracts weighed down by weak crude.   British gas prices fell on Monday due to an oversupplied network on rising domestic and Norwegian deliveries,

Ukraine's Stored Natural Gas at 13 bcm

Ukraine has collected 13.06 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas in underground storage as of August 3, still short of the 18-19 bcm it seeks to store by mid-October,

Netherlands to Receive LNG Tanker on Aug. 4

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Arctic Princess is set to arrive at the Gate import terminal in the Netherlands on Aug. 4, shipping data on Reuters Eikon showed.

EGAS: BW Gas Providing Egypt with Floating LNG Terminal

Norway-based BW Gas will provide Egypt with the country's second liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating terminal under a five-year contract, an official at state company EGAS told Reuters on Monday.

Harper Government Invests in Naufrage Harbor

  The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Naufrage Harbor, Prince Edward Island.

Obama to Unveil more Ambitious Climate Change Plan

  President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change,

Fire Aboard USS Mount Whitney

A fire broke out Saturday aboard U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC20) while the ship was dry docked for maintenance in Rijeka, Croatia, the U.

USCG Investigate Tar Balls at Makaha Beach

  The Coast Guard is investigating a report made July 29, 2015, by beachgoers of tar balls on the beach in Makaha on Oahu, Hawaii. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu

On USCG Anniversary, Gov. McAuliffe Urges Hurricane Preparedness

  Gov. Terry McAuliffe encouraged Virginians to get ready for hurricane season and provided an update on the commonwealth’s preparations Friday at a press conference

Tug-Barge Design Optimized for South America

Some veteran Mississippi pushboats and barges have been transported to South America for second careers. However, conditions on a great river like the Paraguay-Paraná are different.

U.S. Nuclear Operators Look to Save Plants

The U.S. nuclear industry has made a last-minute push to urge the Obama administration to protect the country's 100 nuclear units in its forthcoming carbon rule

Thordon Bearings Secures AK Ferry Contract

Thordon Bearings has received an order to supply its COMPAC system to two Alaska Ferry newbuilds under construction at the Vigor Industrial shipyard in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Spain's Abengoa H1 Net Profit Up

Spanish engineering and renewable energy company Abengoa posted on Friday a 5 percent rise in first-half net profit to 72 million euros ($80 million). Class

New Study Examines Hurricane Intensity; Pollution Transport

Researchers study currents that fuel hurricanes and transport pollutants to coastal beaches.   As tropical storm Isaac was gaining momentum toward the Mississippi River in August 2012,

Cruise Industry Wins Key Norovirus Judgment

In what is being seen as a landmark decision, Hill Dickinson is the first law firm to have successfully defended a UK class action case involving a Norovirus outbreak onboard a cruise liner.

NOIA Applauds Senate Passage of OPENS Act

NOIA President Randall Luthi has issued the following statement on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s passage of the OPENS Act, which will open

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