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Oil Spill Size

BP Seeks Ruling On Oil Spill Size

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP urged a federal judge Friday to rule the company can't be penalized for millions of gallons of oil that spewed from its blown-...

Dan Froomkin

Whistleblower Group Sues To Find Out Why Administration Lowballed BP Oil Spill Estimates

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What led Obama administration officials to wildly understate the size of the BP oil spill until it was all over? Was it just a series of honest mistak...

Low Gulf Oil Spill Size Estimate Could Save BP Millions Of Dollars In Court

McClatchy | Marisa Taylor, Renee Schoof and Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- BP's estimate that only 5,000 barrels of oil are leaking daily from a well in the Gulf of Mexico, which the Obama administration hasn't ...

Gulf Oil Spill Volume: BP Unsure How Much Oil Remains In Deepwater Horizon Reservoir

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COVINGTON, La. — BP spokesman John Curry says the company does not know how much oil is contained the vast reservoir nearly three miles beneath ...

Gulf Oil Spill May Be Far Larger Than Current Estimates

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Undersea robots tried to thread a small tube into the jagged pipe that is pouring oil into the Gulf of Mexico early Friday in BP's latest attempt to c...