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Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Study Shows Gulf Dolphins in Poor Health following Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

By NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration Barataria Bay, located in the northern Gulf of Mexico, received heavy and prolonged oiling after the

December 19, 2013
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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Ex-BP Engineer Found Guilty for Destroying Gulf Spill Evidence

A former BP Plc senior engineer was found guilty of destroying evidence sought by the U.S. in a probe of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico well explosion and oil

December 18, 2013
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Monday, December 16, 2013

Ex-BP Engineer Destroyed Gulf Spill Evidence, Jury Told

A former BP Plc engineer deliberately destroyed evidence sought by the U.S. for a probe of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico well explosion and oil spill, a federal

December 16, 2013
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Monday, December 2, 2013
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First Criminal Trial Over 2010 Deepwater Horizon Disaster Kicks Off

A former BP Plc engineer accused of destroying evidence sought by the U.S. for a probe of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill went on trial in the first criminal

December 2, 2013
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Monday, October 21, 2013

New Report Claims Devastating Effects From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

According to a recent report NOAA claims that deep-­sea soft sediment ecosystem in the immediate area of the 2010’s Deepwater Horizon blowout and

October 21, 2013
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Monday, October 7, 2013

BP’s Macondo Well Dumped 4.2 Million Barrels Into Gulf, U.S. Says

BP Plc’s doomed Macondo well dumped 4.2 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, a lawyer for the U.S. told a judge who is assessing the

October 7, 2013
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Monday, September 30, 2013

BP Fights to Shrink Gulf Oil Spill Estimate

BP Plc, seeking to reduce potential water-pollution fines of as much as $18 billion, is trying to convince a judge that less oil spilled in the 2010 Gulf of

September 30, 2013
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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Judge Accepts Haliburton Guilty Plea for Destroying Macondo Well Test Evidence

A federal judge accepted a Halliburton Co. unit’s guilty plea to destroying tests conducted on cement work connected to the BP Plc-owned well that

September 19, 2013
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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Can a Wärtsilä Vasa 32 Diesel Really Self-Destruct?

The following question was posted today in the gCaptain Forum: One of the suggested ignition sources for the Deepwater Horizon explosion was that the No. 3

August 20, 2013
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Friday, July 26, 2013

Halliburton’s Guilt Doesn’t Absolve BP

Another Deepwater Horizon aftershock today with Halliburton, the contractor in charge of the cement job that was supposed to keep the Macondo well from blowing

July 26, 2013
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Halliburton to Plead Guilty to Destroying 2010 Oil Spill Evidence

A Halliburton Co. unit will plead guilty to destroying tests on cement work done on a BP Plc-owned oil well that exploded and caused the 2010 Gulf of Mexico

July 26, 2013
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
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Anadarko Must Face Lawsuit Over Macondo Disaster, May Have Misled Investors

July 16 (Bloomberg) — Anadarko Petroleum Corp., a partner in the BP Plc well that blew up in 2010 and triggered the largest U.S. offshore oil spill, must

July 16, 2013
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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Deepwater Horizon Well Site Leaders Seek Dismissal

(Bloomberg) Two BP Plc (BP/) well-site leaders who were aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig when an explosion killed 11 workers and triggered the

June 2, 2013
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Friday, April 19, 2013

BP Faces Uncertainty on Third Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Disaster

BP Plc faces the third anniversary of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico tomorrow with no sure knowledge of how much more it will have to

April 19, 2013
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

U.S. Offshore Drilling Safer Post DWH, Panel Says

Offshore drilling is safer than prior to the BP Plc spill in 2010 even though the U.S. Congress has failed to pass legislation tightening

April 17, 2013
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Sunday, April 7, 2013
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BP Spill Judge Rejects Request to Halt Some Payments

Bloomberg – On Friday the judge presiding over the BP Plc (BP/) spill trial aimed at determining liability for the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S.

April 7, 2013
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Transocean Exec Refutes Claims Deepwater Horizon Was Improperly Maintained

March 26 (Bloomberg) — Transocean Ltd. properly maintained its Deepwater Horizon rig before the April 2010 blowout of a BP Plc well that set off the

March 27, 2013
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Monday, March 25, 2013

Deepwater Horizon Fire Too Big to Fight, Chief Mate Testifies

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, March 25 (Reuters) – The officer in charge of safety on Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, destroyed in a BP

March 25, 2013
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Transocean CEO: Deepwater Horizon Crew “Should Have Done More”

By Allen Johnson Jr. and Margaret Cronin Fisk (Bloomberg) — Transocean Ltd. crew on the Deepwater Horizon “should have done more” to prevent

March 19, 2013
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Monday, February 25, 2013
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Gulf Oil Spill Trial Begins With Billions of Dollars at Stake

By Jef Feeley and Allen Johnson Jr. (Bloomberg) — BP Plc, Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton Co. are seeking to avoid billions of dollars in damages by

February 25, 2013
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