Latest Stories
Home » Oil You are browsing entries tagged with “Oil”

Oil pipe leak blamed for tainted water in China


Chinese state media say an oil pipe leak has caused excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene in a major city’s tap water.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

FDA bans oil, sugar products from Valenzuela firm

Photo from fda.gov.ph

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public against cooking oil and sugar products illegally being sold by a company based in Valenzuela City.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Osmeña: NGCP failed to detect power supply problem

Senator Sergio Osmeña III. Photo by Kristine Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

Senator Sergio Osmeña III on Thursday blamed the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) for failing to detect the energy supply shortage during Malampaya’s maintenance shutdown.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Smuggling seen in Pangasinan, Bulacan illegal oil cases

An oil firm has filed criminal charges against three of its former station dealers in the provinces of Bulacan and Pangasinan for allegedly selling fuel illegally obtained and which were passed off to consumers as the oil firm’s products.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao gas prices reach P60/liter


Prices of fuel in many Mindanao areas have reached P60 per liter, prompting militant lawmakers to demand an investigation and reforms in a law that deregulated the oil industry.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Gas blast at Chinese coal mine traps 22 workers

china map

A gas explosion has trapped 22 workers underground in a coal mine in western China.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Phoenix raises gasoline, diesel prices


Phoenix Petroleum Philippines raised the prices of its petroleum products effective Tuesday. The price of gasoline will increase by P0.25 per liter and diesel by P0.55 per liter.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

China set to become world’s biggest net oil importer


China is set to overtake the United States as the world’s largest net oil importer from October, according to US figures, due to a combination of rising Chinese demand and increased US production.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Colombia’s largest oil pipeline attacked

Occidental Petroleum (Oxy)

Colombia’s largest oil pipeline was hit by an explosion causing a significant oil spill in an attack blamed on leftist guerrillas, the army said Monday.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

60 dead or missing in Canada train disaster—police

In this aerial photo, workers comb through the debris after a train derailed causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil Tuesday in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada. AP Photo

The number of dead or missing after the runaway oil tanker train disaster in a small Canadian town has risen to 60, police announced Wednesday, as the railway chairman headed to the scene.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Police confirm 5 dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster

Burnt buildings are seen following a train derailment causing explosions of railway cars carrying crude oil Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Lac Megantic, Quebec.  AP PHOTO/THE CANADIAN PRESS, PAUL CHIASSON

Five people were confirmed dead Sunday and at least 40 missing some 36 hours after the catastrophic derailment of an oil-laden cargo train in the Quebec town of Lac Megantic, police said.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

CA to rule on smuggling case vs Phoenix Petroleum

The Court of Appeals. FILE PHOTO

The Court of Appeals has submitted for resolution a petition for the filing in court of a P5-billion smuggling case against president and chief executive officer of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Dennis Ang Uy and customs broker Jorlan Capiin Cabanes.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

31 dead in oil tanker blaze in Uganda capital – police


At least 31 people have died in a blaze that engulfed an oil tanker after it was hit by another vehicle in a suburb of the Ugandan capital, police said Sunday.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

  1. US teacher fired over comment on black president
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • 2 killed in apparent Bahrain car bombing
  • SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  • At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter
  • Solons seek ample protection for bank depositors
  • Tragedies at sea: The Sewol and the Costa Concordia
  • Sports

  • Tottenham beats Fulham 3-1 in Premier League
  • Martino defends Messi, takes blame for Barca fail
  • Vettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese GP
  • MLB pitcher donates $100,000 for Sewol ferry victims
  • Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015
  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Cesar Chavez movie sparks memories of Fil-Am labor leaders
  • Filipinos in US poised for success
  • Visas for priests and other faith leaders
  • DOH to continue tracking co-passengers of OFW infected with MERS virus
  • 5 Filipinos with MERS in UAE reported in stable condition
  • Marketplace