Enbridge News

Michigan Official: Tugboat Company Facing Suit Over Great Lakes Cable Damage, Spill

Recent damage to underwater oil and electrical lines in the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan that’s blamed for an insulation fluid spill was caused by a tugboat dragging its anchor, Michigan’s attorney general announced. Attorney General Bill Schuette …

Shell Sued by Workers over Gulf of Mexico Platform Fire

Three offshore oil workers filed a lawsuit against units of Royal Dutch Shell and Enbridge, seeking $1 million in damages for injuries they allegedly received during a Nov. 8 fire on a U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platform. The suit, …

Alberta Wildfires Spread North, Threatening Oil Sands Facilities, Workers’ Camps

Wildfires raging across northern Alberta for more than two weeks have come to within a kilometer of an Enbridge Inc. oil-sands transportation terminal as warm weather and wind spread the flames, while workers were evacuated from camps north of Fort …

Michigan Businessmen Sue Enbridge over 2010 Oil Spill

A trial is underway in a lawsuit brought by two men who say a 2010 Michigan oil spill destroyed their business. Charles Blakeman Jr. of Bellevue and Robert Patterson of Mason say they were prevented from guiding disabled veterans on …

Enbridge Declines to Pay for 2 More Spill Studies

A company responsible for a 2010 pipeline rupture that spilled more than 800,000 gallons of oil into a southwestern Michigan river has refused to pay $800,000 to complete two new studies to assess the spill’s damage. The Detroit Free Press …

NTSB: Neglect, Inaction Caused Huge Michigan Oil Spill

The National Transportation Safety Board has approved the findings of its investigators that Canadian company Enbridge Inc.’s neglect of pipeline cracks and its slow response likely caused the most expensive onshore oil spill in U.S. history. The board on July …

Much of Kalamazoo River to Open, 2 Years After Spill

Nearly all of the Kalamazoo River is being reopened for recreational use and the cleanup of a massive oil spill nearly two years ago is in its final stages, federal, state and local officials announced on June 21. Thirty-four miles …

Michigan Oil Spill Cleanup May Cost $700M

A pipeline company is increasing its estimate of the cleanup cost of last year’s more than 800,000 gallon oil spill that contaminated southern Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. Enbridge said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that cleanup …

Enbridge Says Michigan Oil Spill Cost $550 Million

Enbridge Inc. says the spill of at least 800,000 of oil into the Kalamazoo River system near Marshall cost the pipeline company $550 million in 2010. The figure, which comes from the Enbridge annual report, excludes insurance recoveries, fines and …