Articles by Oil Spill
New Zealand Awards 15 Permits To Different Companies For Onshore And Offshore Oil Exploration
December 11 2014 12:24 PM
New Zeland is giving a special emphasis to the energy sector to strengthen the economy.
Ian Somerhalder: 'Vampire Diaries' Actor Joins Conservation International’s ‘Nature Is Speaking’ Environmental Awareness Campaign, Lends Voice To A Coral [VIDEO]
October 29 2014 11:38 AM
Actor Ian Somerhalder joins Conservation International’s environmental awareness campaign called “Nature Is Speaking” along with other celebrities like Penélope Cruz, Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Edward Norton, Robert Redford and Kevin Spacey. The 35-year-old “Vampire Diaries” star takes on a new role as he lends his voice to a coral in order to speak up and raise awareness on its critical role in marine life.
ACT Party's Demand to Re Consider Maoris Privileges Evokes Reprimand
July 30 2014 7:56 PM
The election debate in New Zealand is getting into a high pitch with politicians being urged to confine their focus within relevant issues. According to a TVZ report, the Race Relations Commissioner has ticked off an ACT leader for his comments on the privileges enjoyed by Maoris, including seats in Parliament.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Courtney Love Claims to Have Found Missing Airplane
March 19 2014 4:17 AM
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had been a wide stretch of possibilities that singer Courtney Love finally took the initiative to throw herself on the racket, join the search and narrow the possibilities.
New Zealanders Protest Anadarko Oil Drilling, Protest Ship Vega Stands Guard
November 25 2013 5:40 PM
New Zealanders launched a protest against the deep-sea oil drilling of Anadarko Petroleum off the North Island's west coast. Protest boats closed in on the Anadarko's drilling vessel, the Noble Bob Douglas. Over 3,000 New Zealanders went to the beaches from Muriwai to Wanganui to protest deep-sea oil drilling in the nation's waters.
NZ Labour's David Cunliffe Expose Secret Documents of Gov't 'Lies' on Deep Sea Oil Drilling
November 22 2013 4:59 PM
The Labour party has accused the New Zealand government of deliberately withholding information about the risks of deep-sea oil drilling off the Kaikoura coast. According to Labour leader David Cunliffe, documents have surfaced indicating Environment Minister Amy Adams had secretly kept the risks from going public to protect Anadarko's proposed oil-drilling site.
Ian Somerhalder: Vampire Diaries Actor Featured in Bluewater Comics 'Fame: Ian Somerhalder'
November 21 2013 5:07 PM
Actor Ian Somerhalder has been dominating the TV screen as heartthrob vampire Damon Salvatore in “The Vampire Diaries” and he is expected to do so in the comic book world too. The “Fame: Ian Somerhalder” comic book is scheduled to be released in print and digital media this week features the 34-year-old actor in an animated version.
British Petroleum to Fire 300 Aussie Workers in Melbourne
November 21 2013 8:36 AM
British Petroleum (BP) is firing up to 300 employees from its office in Melbourne, Australia. The sacked workers comprise about 24 per cent of the total 1,250 staff in Melbourne, although across Australia, BP has 7,500 workers.
Miami Heat Donates $1M To Haiyan Victims (See Video)
November 15 2013 1:38 PM
NBA Champion Miami Heat, along with Carnival Corporation & plc, committed to donate at least $1 million to support relief efforts in communities severely affected by super typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Philippines. The donation was announced Tuesday, Nov. 12 to help victims get back on their feet and start rebuilding their lives again.
BC, Alberta Reach Framework for $12B Worth of Oil Pipelines Project
November 07 2013 4:30 PM
The two female premiers of western Canadian provinces agreed on Wednesday to a framework that would push through with major oil pipeline projects worth $12 billion being proposed by Enbridge and Kinder Morgan.
New Zealand Forays into Oil & Gas Exploration; Greens Protest (VIDEOS)
September 19 2013 9:50 AM
New Zealand is hoping to join the ranks of oil and gas-producing countries in the world by beginning a 40-year cycle in oil and gas exploration.
New Zealand Celebrities Support Deep Sea Oil Drilling Protests (VIDEO)
September 16 2013 3:36 PM
New Zealand celebrities joined protests against proposed laws that will remove the requirement of public consultation on applications for deep-sea gas and oil drilling activities. The proposed law will also abolish the right to conduct a protest at sea. Actors and celebrities like Lucy Lawless, Sam Neill, Robyn Malcom and Sir Ted Thomas, a former Supreme Court judge among others, supported the protests by Maori and environmental groups to urge New Zealand's government not to pass the law.
Sudden Appearance of a Mysterious Mailbox at Sonning-On-Thames Bridge Made by a Ghost?
September 12 2013 12:18 PM
So what is that cute and little red mailbox doing there in an inconvenient place under the bridge?
Philippine Oil Spill: Govt, Private Sector Race to Contain Damage in Cebu Province, Livelihood Greatly Hit (PHOTOS)
August 21 2013 11:54 AM
Authorities from both government and private sectors from the Philippines have brought forces together as they race to contain the oil spill damage in Cebu which has already greatly affected the sources of livelihood in the province.
Ian Somerhalder: 'Vampire Diaries' Actor Shares Health Tips on How He Maintains Fit and Sexy Body
August 13 2013 4:10 PM
Actor Ian Somerhalder has captivated millions of female fans with his handsome looks, killer eyes and sexy body. The “Vampire Diaries” star revealed to WebMD a couple of health tips to stay in shape and maintain the muscular physique that the ladies love.
Death Toll in Canada Oil Train Disaster Set to Increase, U.S.-Canada Oil Shipment Via Train Criticized
July 09 2013 4:54 PM
A train accident involving a crude oil tanker train in Lec-Megantic, Quebec may have an increase in death toll in the coming days.
Scientists Develop New Material That Soaks Up Oil Spills
May 02 2013 9:49 AM
Results of a study published by a blogger on Tuesday of the Exxon Mobil Pegasus pipeline oil spill in Arkansas said there are 30 chemicals found in the sample.
Exxon Cleans up Arkansas Oil Spill as Concerns Rise
April 03 2013 11:32 AM
Exxon Mobil Corp. is incessantly continuing its attempts to clean up mess caused by the Arkansas oil spill. Another oil spill adds to concerns over the safety of pipeline systems and their conservation. But the Arkansas oil spill has also led to the beginning of a debate on the pipeline sector and the safety in general, not to mention the prospects of the Keystone XL project as well.
Ideas – Cleaning Up Oil Spills. Good Planets are Hard to Find so Just Clean Oil Spills
March 26 2013 2:32 PM
The scourge of oil spill will bedevil humanity. In last years, we have witnessed many oils spills. Some of them where small, some of them were bigger, but undoubtedly all of them had enormous impact on the environment.
BP to Dive Into its Pocket as Gulf Oil Spill Trial Begins
February 27 2013 11:39 AM
Everything indicates that BP Plc will have to dive into its pocket to cover all demands related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. On the 25th of February, the Gulf oil spill trial finally began.