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Marathon Oil fined over £1 million for North Sea gas release 21 May 2019

An oil firm has been fined £1.16 million - one of the biggest ever fines in a case of its type - over a gas leak in the UK sector of the North Sea. The incident happened on Marathon Oil's Brae Alpha platform, 155 miles north east of Aberdeen, on December 26, 2015. No-one was injured in the incident....

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Four injured in Pennsylvania natural gas processing plant explosion 18 December 2018

A blast on December 13 injured four at the MarkWest Energy gas plant in Pennsylvania, about 40 kilometres south of Pittsburgh.  According to hospital sources, two of the victims were in critical condition while the other two were stable...

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Pipeline leaks 42,000 gallons of diesel into Indiana river 26 March 2018

Forty-two thousand gallons of diesel spilled from a Marathon Petroleum Corporation pipeline at Posey Creek, Indiana before the leak was detected on March 20, US News & World Report reported. The pipeline was immediately shut off, and workers contained the spill with two booms before it reached the Wabash River....

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Canada oil sands threatened by departure of oil majors 10 March 2017

The departure of international players from Canada's oil sands is raising fresh doubt over future development prospects for the world's third-largest crude reserves as the region struggles to compete with cheap US shale plays. Royal Dutch Shell and Marathon Oil sold off billions of dollars in oil sands assets on March 9, the latest sign that global oil majors are abandoning the region....

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Marathon shuts North Sea platform after gas leak 03 January 2016

Production was shut down on Marathon Oil’s Brae Alpha platform after a gas leak alarm was raised on December 26, and five days later the company said it was still conducting investigations and did not know when production would restart. A Coastguard helicopter which flew out to the rig returned without landing and 73 workers remain on board the platform, which is situated about 170 miles north east of Aberdeen....

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Refinery safety award withdrawn after Michigan fire 10 May 2013

According to Huffington Post, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration cancelled an award it was due to present to the Marathon Oil company after a fire at the company’s Detroit refinery....