Tag: oil pipeline

Hungary, Serbia Form Joint Plan to Build Russian Oil Pipeline to Belgrade

The governments of Hungary and Serbia have agreed to invest in a pipeline to allow oil to flow to Serbia from the Russian Urals through the Druzhba pipeline. Oil shipments via Croatia were hit under the new energy sanctions on Russian by the European Union, according to the government in Budapest on Oct. 10. The…


Huge Explosion Hits Key Iraq-Turkey Oil Pipeline, Sending Oil Prices to 7-Year-High

A huge explosion hit a key oil pipeline in the city of Kahramanmaras in southeastern Turkey late on Tuesday evening, officials said, sending oil prices to a seven-year-high. Turkey’s state pipeline operator Botas said in a statement that it had cut oil flow at the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline following the explosion and that firefighters and emergency…


Michigan Abandons Line 5 Challenge to Focus Instead on 2019 State Court Lawsuit

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has abruptly abandoned her federal court case aimed at shutting down the cross-border Line 5 pipeline. Instead, Attorney General Dana Nessel says Whitmer will concentrate the government’s efforts on a long-standing state court action against pipeline owner Enbridge Inc. that was originally filed in 2019. In a statement, Nessel says the original case…


Mystery Lingers Around Cause of California Oil Pipeline Leak

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—Investigators searching for the cause of an oil pipeline break off the Southern California coast have pointed to the possibility that a ship anchor dragged the line across the seabed and cracked it, but two videos released so far provide only tantalizing clues about what might have happened 100 feet below the ocean…


Deep Dive (May 10): ‘Not Adequately Prepared’: Sen. Ben Sasse Warns US Will Get More Cyber Attacks

The State of Washington passed a new law on critical race theory in schools. All staff in the state’s K-12 system are now required to take the training. It mandates the doctrine of “equity, cultural competency, and dismantling institutional racism” in the state’s K-12 schools. A cyber attack has shut down top U.S. pipeline network Colonial…