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Saturday, February 12, 2022
Oil Spill

How AUVs Are Used To Spot Oil Plumes After A Spill

(The Conversation)- On April 20, 2010, the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, burned, sank in the Gulf of Mexico and terrified the world. This

February 12, 2022
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Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Interesting

The Maritime Stories That Shaped the Decade

As the 2010’s come to a close, we’re taking a look back at the maritime stories that kept us talking the most these last ten years.  Deepwater

January 1, 2020
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Offshore

Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Rollback of Obama-Era Offshore Safety Rules

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) – A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior

June 11, 2019
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Friday, May 3, 2019
Maritime News

Trump Gives Oil Drillers More Leeway by Easing Post-Spill Rule

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration is giving oil companies more flexibility when drilling offshore, by easing Obama-era

May 3, 2019
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Thursday, May 2, 2019
Maritime News

Trump Administration to Relax Offshore Safety Rules Sparked by 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) – The Trump administration unveiled on Thursday its final plan to roll back offshore drilling safety

May 2, 2019
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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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Offshore

Trump Said to Ease Drilling Rules Sparked by 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration is poised to relax offshore drilling requirements imposed in response to the

May 1, 2019
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Knife Tip Injury
Blog

An Alarming Number Of Shipping Companies Are Banning Knives, Here’s How To Stop Them

by Capt. John Konrad (gCaptain) A disturbing and dangerous trend is growing offshore. Despite overwhelming evidence that knives are essential to the safety of

June 13, 2018
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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News

Sharp Exchanges Highlight BP Fears of Climate Legal Jeopardy

By Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — After paying more than $65 billion in legal costs for the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, BP Plc is wary of the risk of

May 22, 2018
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Friday, April 27, 2018
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News

Trump Administration Moving to Relax Some Offshore Drilling Rules Put in Place After Deepwater Horizon

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration is moving to relax some offshore drilling requirements imposed in response to the

April 27, 2018
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Offshore

BP’s Gulf Oil Spill Tab Rises as Lawsuits Wind Down

By Amanda Jordan and Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — BP Plc raised the amount it will pay this year for the Deepwater Horizon accident as thousands

January 16, 2018
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Friday, December 29, 2017
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News

Trump Administration Rolls Back Offshore Safety Rules Put In Place After Deepwater Horizon

The Production Safety Systems Rule, which the Trump administration is planning to roll back, addresses safety and pollution prevention equipment, subsea safety

December 29, 2017
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Thursday, June 8, 2017
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News

Trump Said to Mull Combining Agencies Separated After Gulf Oil Spill

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — After the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the Obama administration broke the scandal-plagued federal agency that policed

June 8, 2017
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Caleb Holloway.
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Deepwater Horizon Survivor Wants To Honor Lost Crewmates

By Celeste Hoang A specific memory has stayed with Caleb Holloway since April 20, 2010, the night the Deepwater Horizon oil rig was torn apart off the

October 5, 2016
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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Smoke billows from a controlled burn of spilled oil off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico coast line
Fire Incidents

US Jury Acquits Lawyer Accused Of Fraud In Deepwater Horizon Case

By Jonathan Stempel Reuters) A prominent Texas lawyer was acquitted on Thursday of charges he made up thousands of fake clients to sue BP Plc for damages that

August 20, 2016
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Friday, July 15, 2016
Maritime News

BP Raises Deepwater Horizon Spill Liability to $61.6 Billion

By David Wethe and Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — BP Plc has raised the total liability from the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, which triggered the worst

July 15, 2016
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Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Maritime News

Watch the First Official Movie Trailer for ‘Deepwater Horizon’

The first full-length trailer for the upcoming film Deepwater Horizon is here and after having watched it I have to say I’m really looking forward

June 1, 2016
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Thursday, April 14, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Issues Tough New Rules for Offshore Drilling

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Obama administration is imposing tough new regulations for offshore drilling nearly six years after the Deepwater

April 14, 2016
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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Blog

The ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Movie Trailer Has Arrived – Watch it Here

The official trailer for the big-budget flick “Deepwater Horizon” starring Mark Wahlberg was released Wednesday, giving a first

March 24, 2016
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Friday, March 11, 2016
Maritime News

BP Won’t Face Moratorium Claims Over Oil Spill, Judge Says

By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Laurel Brubaker Calkins (Bloomberg) — BP Plc won total dismissal of claims by energy and oilfield service companies for

March 11, 2016
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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Gets Final Shot at Gulf Oil Spill Verdict in Ex-BP Manager’s Trial

By Margaret Cronin Fisk (Bloomberg) — Federal prosecutors have one last chance to send someone to jail over the deadly 2010 BP Plc Gulf of Mexico well

February 17, 2016
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