Monday, October 10, 2011

USCG: Deepwater Horizon Is NOT Source Of Gulf Oil Sheen

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday the wreckage of Transocean Ltd.’s (RIG) Deepwater Horizon rig, which sank last year, isn’t leaking oil and is not the source of...

October 10, 2011
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Thursday, September 8, 2011

How Much Oil Really Spilled In The Gulf Oil Disaster? [WHOI REPORT]

In this report issued by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, researches assess just how much oil and gas spilled as a result of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  Interesting to note,...

September 8, 2011
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Transocean Probe Blames BP Decisions for Gulf of Mexico Spill

By Angel Gonzalez An internal investigation by Transocean Ltd. determined that a series of risky decisions made mostly by BP PLC led to the Deepwater Horizon oil-spill disaster, contrasting with...

June 22, 2011
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Friday, June 17, 2011

Fresh Start For Tony Hayward

“Most hated man in America”, Tony Hayward, gets a fresh start with successfull initial public offering of new investment vehicle, Vallares PLC Eight months after the Deepwater Horizon disaster chased...

June 17, 2011
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Friday, May 20, 2011

Mitsui & Co. Steps Up, Accepts Partial Blame For Gulf Oil Spill

BP PLC (BP.LN, BP) scored a victory in its efforts to force other companies involved in last year’s disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill to cough up a share of...

May 20, 2011
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Carnival Sues BP, Others Over Gulf Oil Disaster – Reuters

Cruise ship operator Carnival Corp. (CCL) has sued BP PLC (BP, BP.LN), Transocean Ltd. (RIG), Cameron International Corp. (CAM), Halliburton Co. (HAL) and several other companies over last year’s oil...

April 27, 2011
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Thursday, April 21, 2011

BP Agrees To Provide $1B For Gulf Restoration Projects

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–BP Plc has agreed to provide $1 billion to help restore wildlife and habitats in the Gulf of Mexico as part of an agreement with the U.S. and...

April 21, 2011
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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

BP Laptop With Gulf Spill Claimant Information Goes Missing

BP PLC (BP) said Tuesday that a company laptop containing the personal information of thousands of people who filed claims with the oil giant related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster...

March 30, 2011
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Friday, March 25, 2011

Coast Guard Suspects Anglo-Suisse Well in Weekends Louisiana Spill [UPDATE]

Read update from USCG below HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday that oil that has recently washed onto Louisiana beaches is similar to crude that leaked over...

March 25, 2011
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Monday, March 21, 2011

USCG: GoM oil slick likely just silt from dredging [Photos]

What was reported as a miles-long oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is likely a plume of silt emanating from a dredging operation on the Mississippi River, a U.S....

March 21, 2011
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Friday, March 4, 2011

WSJ: Spill Panel Co-Chair Says Offshore Regulatory System ‘Not One We Can Rely On’

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The co-chairman of the presidential panel that investigated last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Thursday the “regulatory apparatus” that oversees offshore drilling “is not...

March 4, 2011
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

U.S. sues BP and others over Gulf Oil Spill

Today, the U.S. Deptartment of Justice announced filing of a civil lawsuit against BP and several other companies involved in the Gulf Oil Spill, seeking undisclosed penalties and damages under...

December 15, 2010
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Thursday, July 1, 2010
Oil Spill

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill surpasses IXTOC I as worst oil spill in Gulf of Mexico’s history

Wait, the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon blowout wasn’t previously the worst oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? That’s right.  As mentioned in’s list of History’s...

July 1, 2010
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Saturday, June 12, 2010
Oil Spill

Cool Oil Spill Technology – Top 5 Oil Recovery Devices Not Being Used By BP

Since the Deepwater Horizon exploded nearly two months ago everyone from NASA to NOAA, not to mention Kevin Costner & James Cameron, has been looking for new technology to deal...

June 12, 2010
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Thursday, June 10, 2010
Oil Spill

Drilling The Relief Well – How Will BP Find The Needle In This Haystack?

The primary relief well is currently being drilled by the DD3, followed shortly by a back-up well being drilled by the sister-rig DD2. But, considering BP’s troubles in capping the...

June 10, 2010
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Oil Spill

Oil Spill Sim-Ops FlyBy

[youtube width=”500″ height=”375″] Flyby at the scene of the relief well and oil recovery ops. A look at the site from a different angle can be found HERE.

June 10, 2010
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