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Gulf of Mexico Oil

Mexico Oil Platform Fire Kills 4, 300 Evacuated

Reuters | Ana Isabel Martinez | Posted 06.01.2015 | Green

MEXICO CITY, April 1 (Reuters) - At least four people died after a fire broke out on a Pemex oil processing platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on ...

BP Gets A Pass On Billions Of Dollars In Fines For Gulf Oil Spill

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business

BPwill face a maximum fine of $13.7 billion under the Clean Water Act for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, several billion dollars less than feared.

Kate Sheppard

Offshore Drilling Hearing Continues Despite Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee still held a hearing on oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday morning, despite a government shutdown ...

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....

Americans are driving much less; But one area of the country can't get any gas or diesel at all

Steve Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Parker

Gas shortages through a major swath of the country? Stations running dry? Welcome Back, 1974! When does the rationing start ... again? Americans are ...

"Oil Rigs Are Pretty": Senator McConnell

PolitckerKY | Trey Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A proponent of expanded drilling in both the Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, incumbent U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Louisvi...