Daily Archives: July 28, 2008

Dolly’s impact on Gulf of Mexico oil sector.

 Companies were returning workers to U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas platforms and restoring output shut due to Dolly. Shut-in gas was 5.5 percent of Gulf output Thursday, July 24, down from 7.9 percent July 23, and shut-in oil … Continue reading

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Nigeria (Country threat level – 5):

Nigerian militants announced on 28 July 2008 that they successfully sabotaged two oil pipelines in Nigeria’s Rivers state. The two Niger Delta pipelines — located in Kula and Rumuekpe — are reportedly owned and operated by Royal Dutch Shell, and … Continue reading

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Australia (Country threat level – 3):

 On 27 July 2008 investigators announced that they believe a malfunctioning oxygen canister caused a minor explosion on a Qantas passenger aircraft two days earlier, forcing the flight to make an emergency landing in the Philippines. The London-to-Melbourne flight was … Continue reading

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