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Halliburton To Pay $1.1 Billion Over Gulf Oil Spill

AP | By KEVIN McGILL and JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 11.02.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill coul...

BP Trial Set To Enter Second Phase

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.29.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Top kill. Junk shot. Cofferdam. Top hat. Capping stack. Those terms – obscure industry jargon before BP's massive 2010 oil s...

BP: American Oil Production Surged In 2012

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business

LONDON — Global demand for oil, gas, coal and nuclear power grew at a slower pace last year due to weak economic growth, recession and increased...

BP Argues That Recovered Oil Should Reduce Penalties

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Green

LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - BP said the U.S. Department of Justice has backed its claim that oil it recovered at the 2010 spill site should be exclud...

BP Suspends Alaska Oil Project

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

* Decision made after 18-month review * Project would have cost "a lot more" than $1.5 bln * Liberty project has history...

BP's Settlement With Plaintiffs Addresses Unpaid Medical Claims

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Gulf residents will have another shot at getting spill-related, medical claims paid following a proposed settlement between BP and plaintiffs, announced in early March.

BP Investigating New Oil Sheen In Gulf Of Mexico

AP | By RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 10.18.2011 | Green

LONDON (AP) -- A new oil sheen was spotted in the Gulf of Mexico, although energy company BP said Thursday the discovery had nothing to do with its op...

BP Defends 'F' Ratings On Alaska Oil Pipelines

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Internal "F" ratings of pipeline sections operated by BP PLC in Alaska's North Slope show the company's corrosion monitoring...

Massive Stretches Of Oil Spotted In Gulf Of Mexico | Matthew Hinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Just three days after the U.S. Coast Guard admiral in charge of the BP oil spill cleanup declared little recoverable surface oil remained in the Gulf ...

'It's as if a Nuclear Apocalypse has Gone Off in the Gulf'

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Allison Kilkenny

All the right rich people want the Gulf squared in their rearview mirrors. The oil companies want to drill, and many politicians want the oil companies to stay happy so they can secure their donations come election time.

Too Bad to Fail

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Instead of too big to fail, BP is too bad to fail. We cannot set in motion the laws that would ruin it because in doing so they may not have the resources to make good on the damages.

Ka-ching of Ka-chings

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

For all the godification in our culture, you'd think there'd be more examples of folks in high places leading peace-loving, selfless, humble, pious lives. And maybe they kinda are. Take the environmentally conscious BP.

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Scientists Beg For A Chance To Take Basic Measurements | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A group of independent scientists, frustrated and dumbfounded by the continued lack of the most basic data about the 77-day-old BP oil disaster, has p...

BP Oil Spill: 7 Secrets BP Doesn't Want You To Know (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP made its name synonymous with "Beyond Petroleum" in 2000, rebranding itself as a company that sees a future past dependence on fossil fuels. But te...

Louisiana Oil Spill Brings New Questions About Regulation, Self-Policing After Accident

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Suddenly, everything changed. For days, as an oil spill spread in the Gulf of Mexico, BP assured the government the plume was mana...

BP Needs a Time Out

April Rudin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
April Rudin

As with children, grievous mistakes must have the appropriate and serious consequences. In this case, BP shouldn't be allowed to leave its room

Interview with Prof Ivor van Heerden: the latest on his wrongful firing by LSU

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Sandy Rosenthal

Just as the long Memorial Day weekend began, federal Judge James Brady scolded administrators at Louisiana State University (LSU) over their handling ...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Latest Federal Government Estimate Still Understates Oil Flow | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last week's much-ballyhooed new federal estimate of how much oil is spewing into the Gulf of Mexico -- 12,000 to 19,000 barrels a day, or two to four ...

Punching Holes in so-called Free Market Economics

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stewart Acuff

This piece co-authored by Stewart Acuff & Bill Fletcher, Jr. We have found ourselves wondering why President Obama is being 'red-baited' ...

BP Makes "Giant" Oil Discovery In Mexico

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(AP) BP PLC said Wednesday that it had made a "giant" oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico but had not yet determined the size and commercial potential...

BP Says It Has Made 'Giant' New Oil Discovery

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Oil giant BP says it has made a "giant" new oil discovery in its fields in the Gulf of Mexico....