Tag: ocean

Energy tie to Malaysian jet mystery? (video)

Did an oil rig worker see the Malaysian jet going down?  More »

Melting Arctic easing access to fossil fuels

More direct northern sea routes may be opening up in the Arctic, as the melting of the ice has made previously unnavigable routes a growing possibility for large ships, including tankers carrying oil and gas, an expert said Wednesday at the Third Houston Shipping and Offshore Conference.  More »

Chevron spill unlikely to prompt new Brazilian rules

While fallout from the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill reverberated across the deep-water drilling industry last year, the oil leaking into Brazil’s Atlantic waters this month won’t create such major waves, energy analysts say.  More »

Tullow, Shell find oil deposit in French Guiana

Tullow Oil Plc, the U.K. explorer behind West Africa’s biggest offshore discovery in a decade, said an offshore find in French Guiana opened up a new hydrocarbon basin on the other side of the Atlantic.  More »