Accident: Bhopal Gas Tragedy- One of The Darkest Nights in Indians’ Life

Introduction: Bhopal Gas Tragedy or Bhopal Gas Disaster, as it is commonly known, occurred due to gas leakage in Bhopal, a city in Madhya Pradesh on 2nd December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant. Over 500,000 people were exposed to highly toxic Methyl Isocyanate Gas (MIC). …

Accident: Chennai Oil Spill – A Disaster Due To Miscommunication

The morning of January 28 brought bad news for Chennai residents. Two ships, The BW Maple carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from Ran Laffan in Qatar, and The Dawn Kanchipuram loaded with petroleum lubricating oil collided near Kamaraj port in Ennore. Kamaraj is a busy port near Chennai which handles …

Article: Battle Of Superpowers- Invisible War For Controlling Black Gold

Russia is a major player in oil and gas production worldwide. It is the second-largest producer of natural gas and the second largest (in 2016) producer of oil. Russia’s oil output touched an all-time high of 11.75 million barrels per day (bpd) in September 2016. In 2016, Saudi Arabia and …

Accident: Macondo Oil Spill- A Horrendous Event That Swept Off The Industry. 

Introduction: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) began on April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico, on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect. It is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, …