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Bp Drilling

BP Buys Up New Leases To Drill In Gulf

AP | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High bids from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC made up more than one-third of the $850.8 million total at Wednesday's federal oil ...

It's Time for Obama to Say No to 'Big' Oil

Jody Williams | Posted 01.03.2012 | Green
Jody Williams

The false dichotomy between 'ethical' oil and 'conflict' oil is not only offensive and of course insulting -- it will ultimately only make more Americans cynical about big business and the politicians who blindly support them.

BP Expects To Resume Gulf Drilling This Year

AP | By JANE WARDELL | Posted 06.27.2011 | Green

LONDON -- BP expects to be back drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, where a rig explosion last year killed 11 men and caused the biggest offshore oil spil...

Marcus Baram

SLICK OPERATOR: BP Spent $2 Million Lobbying On Offshore Drilling, Spill Liability, Other Regulations In First Quarter Of 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- On the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that killed 11 workers, oil giant BP revealed via mandatory disclosure forms t...

BP Resuming Gulf Of Mexico Drilling In July

Posted 06.03.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - BP has struck a deal with U.S. regulators that will allow it to resume deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, a year after the Deepwa...

BP Warns Congress: Ban On New Drilling Could Stop Payments On Oil Spill Claims

New York Times | CLIFFORD KRAUSS and JOHN M. BRODER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP is warning Congress that if lawmakers pass legislation that bars the company from getting new offshore drilling permits, it may not have the money ...

Sam Stein

Bobby Jindal Asks Obama To End Moratorium On Deepwater Drilling

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House has responded to Jindal, see update below. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wrote President Obama a letter on Wednesday criticizing his de...

BP's Mess: Planning Ahead? What's the Point?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rick Horowitz

We're pretty sure there's a lesson here. We're still trying to figure out what it is.