Blog posts tagged in Scotland
Jeremy HanceAugust 16, 2011
Yesterday, Royal Dutch Shell estimated that to date 54,600 gallons of oil had spilled into the North Sea off the east coast of Scotland, spreading some 19 miles wide (30 kilometers) at its maximum. While the company stopped the initial leak on Thursday, it has now announ...
An oil spill from a platform off Scotland in the North Sea is the biggest in the region in a decade, the British government said Monday as energy giant Shell battled to close off the leak completely.
The spill from the Gannet Alpha platform, 112 miles (180 kilometres) east of Aberdeen, likely...