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WATCH NOW: Vista Trend fire near Gering damages 3,600 acres, at 80% containment

Scottsbluff StarHerald 22 Sep 2021
Maunette Loeks. SEAT plane drops fire retardant on Vista Trend fire ... on Friday ... In other parts, they are using aerial application, or Single Engine Air Tankers, to drop retardant to keep the fire from “slopping down the ridge.” ... on Friday ... 16 ... A Small-Engine Air Tanker plane provided air attacks Thursday and the fire had been declared a Type 3 Incident ... .
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Vista Trend fire near Gering damages 3,600 acres, at 10% containment

Scottsbluff StarHerald 17 Sep 2021
Maunette Loeks ... Flowers explained containment estimates ... In other parts, they are using aerial application, or Single Engine Air Tankers, to drop retardant to keep the fire from “slopping down the ridge.” ... A Small-Engine Air Tanker plane provided air attacks Thursday and a Type 3 Incident Management Team had been ordered Thursday ... .
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Holy fire flares up near Santiago Peak, home of several communication towers

Daily Bulletin 27 Aug 2018
A flareup of the Holy fire Monday morning near Santiago Peak, home to numerous communication towers�“slopped” outside the three-week old blaze’s containment lines by 40 acres, with air tankers and helicopters sent to fight the breakout, authorities said ... 5 air tankers and 4 helicopters have been assigned.
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Cyberhawk completes first ABS CLASS survey and inspection of an oil tanker using UAVs

Oilfield Technology 07 Aug 2018
Cyberhawk, a leader in inspection using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), has completed the first full ABS Intermediate Hull Survey 4 on an oil tanker using UAVs. Cyberhawk performed full class inspection across 19 tanks onboard an oil tanker while at a shipyard in Singapore.
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Tankers suspected as Fujairah shores count cost of oil leak

The National 27 Jan 2018
There is still oil everywhere,” said Michela Colella, manager of Divers Down UAE. “It’s horrible.” ... All dives were cancelled Saturday ... Experts suggested that the pollution likely originates from international tankers illegally washing their fuel storage area or dumping dirty ballast water and slop tanks as they cross the Strait of Hormuz ... Masoud ... .
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PDVSA spill oil in Amuay bay from CRP 645.000 bpd refinery plant- sources

Petroleum World 01 Nov 2017
A slop tank at Venezuela's massive Amuay refinery overflowed this week and products have spilled, polluting the nearby bay and staining tankers, according to a union leader and two refinery workers ... “The FORS 1 (slop tank) overflowed and there are stained tankers, it's bothered several captains,” one of the workers said. A slop tank ... .
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Venezuela Amuay refinery tank spills, cleanup started -PDVSA

The Times of India 31 Oct 2017
(Adds PDVSA confirms oil storage tank spill). By Marcely Guanipa ... Reuters reported earlier on Tuesday that a slop tank at Amuay had spilled over, polluting the bay and staining tankers, according to a union leader and two refinery workers ... PDVSA attributed the spill to heavy rains and did not provide details on its size ... RELATED ... Characters Remaining.
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Ecoslops inks agreement with Galp

Hydrocarbon Engineering 14 Sep 2017
It also demonstrates that our circular economy model works perfectly, as part of the light product sold to Galp is produced by slops generated by the tankers that are regularly calling at Sines for the Galp refinery.
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Ennore oil spill could have been 1,000 times worse

The Times of India 06 Feb 2017
CHENNAI ... The ship was eventually brought in on January 30, apparently without the cargo oil spilling out ... Conflicting reports have emerged over whether a slop tank ruptured too. In an oil tanker, the slop tank stores cargo oil residue and oil-water mixture that is produced during cleaning of tanks ... "We are a commercial port ... RELATED. From around the web.
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David Cameron's battered legacy and food-based catastrophe

The Guardian 17 Sep 2016
First, of course, there was the embarrassing pasta disaster on the A5 near Shotatton in Shropshire, where a lorry slopped 20 tonnes of spaghetti bolognese across the carriageway. Then came that incident with the tanker transporting molasses off the Cumbrian coast which – dear reader, you are ahead of me – got stuck.
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Z Energy distances itself from Gull

Stuff 21 Mar 2013
At the time, Gull said a loss could result in Customs charging petrol excise rates on slops, a by-product consisting of jet fuel, diesel and petrol, which is blended into petrol to dispose of it ... Slops are produced when oil companies change the fuel they are pumping down a pipeline or from a tanker. .
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Customs eyes up fuel firms' 'slops'

Stuff 24 Jan 2013
Customs is investigating whether fuel companies are avoiding paying millions in tax by recycling so-called "slops" into petrol, without paying excise ... Gull, which has 3-4 per cent of the retail fuel market, created about 50,000 litres of slops a year, "99.9 per cent of which" came from residual amounts drained from fuel tankers, Bodger said.
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Trafigura in South Sudan oil row

The Guardian 08 Feb 2012
The controversial oil trader, which came to global political attention when it was revealed that a ship it had chartered dumped tonnes of toxic oil slops in Ivory Coast, confirmed that a tanker of oil it bought is subject to the growing diplomatic incident ... Trafigura bought the oil in an Indian-flagged tanker called Ratna Shradha three weeks ago.
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'Palm oil' shipping company denies spillage on beaches

BBC News 05 Dec 2011
Prosecutors at Southampton Magistrates' Court said tests showed the lumps were linked to a tanker called Pretty Time ... He told the court that slop tanks on the tanker had plenty of spare capacity for waste material.

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