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Petrobras halts production in four platforms off Sergipe following a leak

Monday, April 27th 2015 - 10:04 UTC
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Petrobras oil platforms off the north-east coast of Brazil have halted production after a leak of about 44 barrels (7000 liters) of oil was detected coming from a pipeline linking them, a local oil workers union head said over the weekend. Read full article


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  • golfcronie

    See thats where the leak is on your own doorstep. More clamps than pipeline beggars belief but then again it is Latam where they do not know what maintenance is. Or good practice just ask the FALKLANDERS for advice if I were you. PMSL

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 11:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    Expect Tinman on the phone any moment to complain.

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 11:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    And Brasiliero has the cheek to criticise the Falklanders while denying any problems in his country !

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 11:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Never a brasshole around when you want one.

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 11:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Isn't this just poetic justice for Petrobras?

    They and the unions were among the first to castigate BP, even though they had a serious leak from a pipe landing facility at the time.

    Perhaps they think they are enforcing car parking with the use of all these clamps; it makes just as much sense as the well known Brazilian 'expert' on everything since the beginning of the world: BRASSO!

    Ha, ha, ha.

    Another knock-on bad effect of the Chief Crook, Lula and his appropriation (known as stealing in the west) of billions of dollars that should have been used by Petrobras to operate the company.

    If they are really lucky they will lose another refinery to fire.

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 11:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Cue Mr Titman?

    Think not!

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 01:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    This is horrifying. 7000 litres of oil damaging the environment, especially the seabed. Protests have been received from................ In breaking news, it appears that Brazil's foremost oil company, Petrobras, 'contained' the spill by wrapping long socks full of 100-dollar bills around the pipe. Dilma the Crim later said 'I have so many that I thought I wouldn't miss a few thousand of them. Lulu can always get me more.'

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 02:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tik Tok

    Dollars to doughnuts they'll be a major spill sometime in the future from deep sea drilling too which will take the blow arse government down a peg or two. Hope it won't happen but when the meddling government couldn't organise a piss up in a brewery then it's bound to.

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 03:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Soon be buying expertise from BP in how to deal with these things.

    And where is Brasileiro eh??????

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 03:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Brasileiro, Brasileiro where are you , stop hiding and tell us it is a figment of our imagination, there is no oil spill is there? POT KETTLE BLACK springs to mind.

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 04:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @9, 10. Give the guy a break. He's waiting for his new script to turn up. Courier's probably been shot. Or had his throat cut. Murdered with an axe. Drowned in the bath, when the toaster fell in.

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 05:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    He is not very bright I will give you that.

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 06:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Do you notice that when the brainwashed are at fault, they go very very quiet...

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 06:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Must have been one of our nuclear penquins that accidently hit the pipe. Might as well blame us as if we give a shite.

    Apr 27th, 2015 - 07:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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