[Indonesia, Thailand] Indonesia is suing an arm of Thailand’s biggest energy group, PTT, for the equivalent of more than $2 billion over a 2009 oil Continue reading Indonesia sues Thai firm for $2b over oil spill
[Indonesia] The Indonesian government has launched a $US2 billion ($2.6 billion) lawsuit against the company responsible for the worst Continue reading Indonesia launches $2.6 billion lawsuit over WA oil spill
[Indonesia] Indonesia will file a civil lawsuit next month over the 2009 Montara spill — one of Australia’s worst oil disasters — after Continue reading Jakarta to sue Australian oil subsidiary over Montara spill
[Indonesia] More than 13,000 Indonesian seaweed farmers have launched a massive class action in Australia’s federal court Continue reading 13,000 Indonesian seaweed farmers sue in major oil spill case
[Australia, Indonesia] More than 13,000 Indonesian seaweed farmers are launching a $200m class action against the company they claim Continue reading Over 13,000 Indonesian seaweed farmers to file $200m class action over Timor Sea oil spill
[Australia] A fisherman who stumbled upon pools of oil in the Timor Sea says he first thought his boat was leaking. Then he looked around and it was everywhere: a thick coating over the water’s surface.
I met a young man recently who was interested in finding out more about that “weird-colored stuff” he noticed offshore. He wondered whether it was patches of crude oil from the Refugio beach oil spill. Continue reading That dark mass floating on the ocean’s surface isn't oil, it's kelp
Five years ago, on April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig caused a release of 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico before the well was capped on July 15, 2010. Close to 100,000 kilometers, including more than 1,000 total linear miles of coastlines in Louisiana, Alabama, Continue reading Researching how oil spills affect marine organisms