Tag: incident

Bankers Petroleum temporarily shuts-in production – Albania, 3 June 2016

According to the announcement by Canadian-based oil company Bankers Petroleum, it has started to temporarily shut-in its production on 3 June in Albania due to business interruption at the Petrolifera Italo Albanese (PIA) Terminal port facility near Vlore. The suspension of this export facility was due to the crude oil leak which occurred on 22 […]

Sea pollution from Rijeka oil refinery – Croatia, 13 May 2016

According to the initial findings, the source of pollution of the sea and the coast in Kostrena Municipality was the drain pipe in which hydrocarbons have accumulated and were flushed into the sea by heavy rainfall in the past few days. According to oil company INA, which owns the Rijeka refinery, the cleaning process is […]