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Dozens missing as Russian oil rig sinks in storm

By Thomas Grove and Melissa Akin MOSCOW (Reuters) – A drilling rig with 67 crew on board capsized and sank off Russia’s far eastern island of Sakhalin on Sunday while being towed through a winter storm, leaving more than 50 dead or missing in the icy Sea of Okhotsk. Emergency…

BP, Transocean, Halliburton cited for violations

WASHINGTON — The US government slapped BP, Transocean and Halliburton with citations for violating oil industry regulations in what is expected to lead to massive fines for the deadly 2010 oil spill. The decision to also cite BP’s subcontractors could strengthen the British energy giant’s legal case for recovering some…

Presidential panel calls for ‘top-to-bottom reform’ of Gulf oil drilling

A US presidential panel probing the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster slammed the firms involved in the deadly rig accident in April, calling them safety laggards in need of a complete overhaul. “BP, Halliburton and Transocean are major companies operating throughout the Gulf, and the evidence is that they are…

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