Tag: Oil Theft

Missing Malaysian oil tanker likely hijacked by pirates

Missing Malaysian oil tanker likely hijacked by pirates

Malaysian oil tanker missing one week KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A Malaysian oil┬átanker that went missing last week carrying fuel worth 21 million ringgit ($5.6 million) and 22 crew members is believed to have been hijacked by pirates, marine police said Monday. MT Orkim Harmony, loaded with 7.5 million litres (2 million gallons) of gasoline […]

Mexican oil thieves puncture pipeline, contaminate rivers

Mexican oil thieves puncture pipeline, contaminate rivers

Mexican oil thieves poison Villahermosa drinking water supply Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Tabasco has set up an emergency plan to supply drinking water to the capital of Villahermosa after oil thieves punctured a pipeline, contaminating rivers that normally supply the city. The spill late last week sent workers with the state-owned oil company scrambling […]