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Oil Spill Research

Oil From Gulf Spill Trapped In Alabama Beaches, Study Finds

AP | Posted 02.01.2015 | Green

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A new study says oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster is still trapped in Alabama's beaches four years later. ...

Oil Spill Dispersants Are 'Sticking Around' In Gulf

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Dispersants injected deep in the Gulf of Mexico to counter an oil gusher last spring seemed to keep some oil from fouling the water...

Gulf Becomes Scientific Gold Rush For Researchers After Oil Spill

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN and JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Once a backwater in the world of oceanographic research, the Gulf of Mexico has suddenly become the site of a scientific gold rush...

BP Gives Universities $25 Million To Study Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

BP will give universities in Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana $25 million to study the effects and response of the oil spill, the Associated Press r...