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Feds and BP Clash Over Barrels Spilled at Macondo Trial

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.12.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

At the Macondo spill trial, number crunching or quantification of the oil flow started Monday in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, with Judge Carl Barbier presiding. The U.S. is on one side with a figure of about 5 million barrels for the disaster that commenced in 2010, versus BP and Anadarko on the other with 3.26 million barrels.

Jason Linkins

Final Deepwater Horizon Flow Rate Estimate Is Likely Too Low, Which Benefits BP | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Over the past few months, I've encouraged anyone with any interest at all in the amount of oil that gushed forth from the Deepwater Horizon well into ...

Slick Numbers: How the Oil Spill Estimates Keep Climbing

Scott Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Dodd

Last week, a panel of scientists assembled by the U.S. government doubled its estimate of the amount of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from the ocean floor (and some scientists still think that amount could be too low).