Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Oil Spill

Talos Says Its Assets Are Not the Source of Large Oil Slick Off Port Fourchon

Houston-based Talos Energy has again stated that its assets were not the source of an oil release in Bay Marchand Block 5, off the coast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana in...

September 8, 2021
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Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, in Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S. August 31, 2021.
Offshore

Stronger Storms Test Aging U.S. Offshore Oil Facilities

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON (Reuters)- Stronger hurricanes threatening the U.S. Gulf Coast energy hub are elevating the risks of oil spills from damage to area refineries, oil platforms and subsea pipelines, say...

September 8, 2021
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Monday, September 6, 2021
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The crew witnessed an 11-mile rainbow sheen that the Coast Guard is actively monitoring.
Oil Spill

Coast Guard Responds To Multiple Oil Spills Along Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified for further investigation. Members of the...

September 6, 2021
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Oil Spill

Oil Leaking Into In U.S. Gulf Of Mexico Has Slowed

HOUSTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) — U.S. offshore oil producer Talos Energy said on Sunday that the rate of oil flowing from a spill of unknown origin in U.S. Gulf of Mexico following...

September 6, 2021
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Sunday, September 5, 2021
Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, in Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S. August 31, 2021.
Oil Spill

Miles-Long Gulf Oil Spill Investigated by Coast Guard

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) –Federal authorities are responding to a 14-mile long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico discovered in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, officials said Saturday. The spill, which...

September 5, 2021
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Friday, October 20, 2017
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Long-Time BP Chairman Svanberg to Retire

By Amanda Jordan (Bloomberg) — BP Plc said Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg will retire after overseeing the London-based oil giant through some of the most tumultuous years in its history. Svanberg,...

October 20, 2017
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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 losses they blamed on the U.S....

March 11, 2016
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Offshore

BP Settlement Leaves Oil Major Open to Growth… Or Takeover

BP's $18.7 billion settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill draws a line under years of uncertainty to allow it to focus once again on growth but could make it an acquisition target.

July 2, 2015
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BP Pays Record $18.7 Billion to Settle Gulf Oil Spill Claims

BP Plc will pay a record $18.7 billion to resolve claims by the U.S. and five states along the Gulf of Mexico related to the 2010 oil spill.

July 2, 2015
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Thursday, June 18, 2015
Maritime News

NASA Tests New Oil Spill Detection Equipment During Live Drill Off Norway

  Scientists from NASA joined in on Norway’s annual oil spill cleanup exercise in the North Sea this year to test out some new oil detection equipment that could significantly...

June 18, 2015
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Sunday, June 7, 2015
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Maritime News

Ex-BP Executive Acquitted of Lying About Size of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

The highest-ranking BP Plc executive charged in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill was found not guilty of lying to investigators in a blow to prosecutors as the company awaits word on billions of dollars in potential fines for the disaster.

June 7, 2015
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Maritime News

BP Witness Calls Spill Response ‘Extraordinary’ at Fines Trial

By Daniel Lawton and Margaret Cronin Fisk (Bloomberg) — BP Plc “conducted an extraordinarily effective response” to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill, the company’s first witness testified Monday as...

January 27, 2015
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Friday, October 3, 2014
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BP Seeks Review of ‘Gross Negligence’ Ruling

By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Laurel Brubaker Calkins Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc asked the U.S. judge in charge of thousands of oil-spill damage lawsuits to review a ruling...

October 3, 2014
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Offshore

BP Seeks Access to $750 Million Transocean Spill Insurance

BP Plc, which has paid more than $28 billion for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, seeks to get $750 million of that back by convincing a Texas court that a missing comma allows the energy company access to Transocean Ltd.’s insurance policies on the doomed Deepwater Horizon rig.

September 16, 2014
Total Views: 19

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Offshore

BP Found Grossly Negligent In 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

BP Plc acted with gross negligence in setting off the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, a federal judge ruled, handing down a long-awaited decision that may force the energy company to pay billions of dollars more for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster.

September 4, 2014
Total Views: 3

Friday, March 21, 2014
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BP Partner Anadarko E-Mails Seen Showing Role in Doomed Well

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. officials urged BP Plc to drill deeper into the Gulf of Mexico well that caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history even after BP warned that doing so would be unsafe.

March 21, 2014
Total Views: 53

Friday, March 14, 2014
Maritime News

BP Can Again Compete for U.S. Leases and Contracts After Spill

BP Plc won the right to again compete for U.S. contracts and new leases in the Gulf of Mexico, where its massive 2010 oil spill prompted regulators to bar it from new government business.

March 14, 2014
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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Offshore

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 spill.

December 18, 2013
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Monday, October 7, 2013
Offshore

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 size of the spill and how well the company reacted to the disaster.

October 7, 2013
Total Views: 5

Thursday, October 3, 2013
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BP’s Well Control Exec Says He Was Unprepared For U.S. Gulf Blowout

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, Oct 2 (Reuters) – BP’s manager in charge of controlling the Macondo blowout in 2010 was never trained to permanently plug a ruptured oil well...

October 3, 2013
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