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Transocean's Long History Of Testing, Violating Offshore Drilling Regulations

New York Times | BARRY MEIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Transocean is the world's largest offshore drilling company, but until its Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in April, few American...

FAQ About the Gulf Oil Spill

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here's our attempt to distill the information, and to focus on the more nebulous, unanswered questions of why it happened, whether it could've been prevented, and who's on the hook for the disaster.

Oil From BP Spill Hits Louisiana Coast And Marshes

AP / Huffington Post | HARRY WEBER and TAMARA LUSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scroll down for video about the spill from New Orleans' Times-Picayune NEW HARBOR ISLAND, La. - Oil is washing up on the shores of New Harbor Island ...

Lawmakers Unsatisfied With Briefing From Oil Executives On Spill

McClatchy | William Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee expressed concerns over the causes and cleanup of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill Tuesda...

Transocean Offshore Drilling Has Its own 'Conservation Organization'

Morgan Goodwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Morgan Goodwin

Unfortunately, the deep connections between the Gulf of Mexico Foundation and Transocean Limited, (owners of the Deepwater Horizon rig) were omitted by the New York Times this week.

Jason Linkins

Gulf Oil Spill: Palin Camp Says You Can't Trust Foreign Oil Companies [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Today, Sarah Inc. took to its Twitter account to offer some lessons about What The Gulf Oil Spill Teaches Us. Her bottom line: don't trust the foreign oils!

BP Claims "This Was Not Our Accident" | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As BP's CEO Tony Hayward prepares to meet key Congressmen in Washington today, you can see part of BP's PR strategy in play with the simple message: W...

Transocean, Deepwater Horizon Operator, Won Safety Award; Made Music Video Touting Safety Aboard Ship (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With international attention focused on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which is on track to be the worst oil disaster in American history, very ...

Oil Companies Reap Billions From Subsidies

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform set off the worst oil spill at sea in American history, it was flying the flag of the Marshall Islands. R...

Oil Spill Leads To HUGE Drop In Market Caps of BP, Hailiburton

AP | SANDY SHORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DENVER — The companies involved in the Gulf of Mexico rig disaster have lost billions of dollars in market capitalization since the explosion an...

House Passes First Major Gulf Oil Spill Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON-- (BY LARRY MARGASAK, AP) The House on Thursday passed the first major bill related to the Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion, voting to allo...

BP Oil Spill: Company Loses $25 Billion In Market Value

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — BP shares tumbled more than 8 percent Thursday, and the company has lost roughly $25 billion in market value since an offshore rig it...

Marcus Baram

Gulf Oil Spill Exceeds BP's 'Worst-Case Scenario,' Drilling Supporters On Defensive | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scroll down for BP's exploration plan The massive gush of oil spilling from the site of the rig that exploded last week exceeds the worst-case scenar...

Marcus Baram

Oil Spill Gulf Of Mexico 2010: Congress Demands Answers From BP, TransOcean As Feds Launch Investigation | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the massive oil spill caused by the worst rig explosion in decades continues to spread across the Gulf of Mexico, more questions are being raised a...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Marcus Baram

Big Oil Fought Off New Safety Rules Before Rig Explosion | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scroll down to see the proposed safety regulations and BP's objection As families mourn the 11 workers thrown overboard in the worst oil rig disaster...

Oil Leaking From Damaged Offshore Rig

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard discovered Saturday that oil is leaking from the damaged well that fed a massive rig that exploded this week off L...

Lucia Graves

Judge Who Lifted Moratorium Tied To Offshore Drilling Companies | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The federal judge who lifted Obama's six-month drilling moratorium had interests in Transocean and a number of other offshore energy companies, accord...

Maritime Laws Protect BP, Not Gulf Coast Residents

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anthony Tarricone

The corporations involved in this spill have clearly demonstrated that they cannot be counted on to police themselves.

Transocean, Deepwater Horizon Owner, Criticizes Obama Drilling Moratorium

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) - The owner of the drilling rig involved in the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico criticized the U.S. government'...

Oil Rig, Deepwater Horizon, Sinks And Sets Stage For Big Spill In Gulf Of Mexico

AP | KEVIN McGILL and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A deepwater oil platform that burned for more than a day after a massive explosion sank into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, creat...

We All Have Oil on Our Hands

Yehuda Berg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yehuda Berg

This isn't the fault of BP or Transocean. It's not the fault of the government or bi-partisan politics. It is not the fault of oil executives and big corporations. It is my fault. It is your fault. It is our fault.

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Rig Owner's Avoidance Of U.S. Jurisdiction Angers House Panel | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Deepwater Horizon oil-drilling rig was registered in the Marshall Islands and its owners paid taxes in Switzerland -- but when the rig blew up and...

Reality Shows

John Krifka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Krifka

A few pointers on bad behavior.

Gulf Oil Spill FAQ & Answers Updated

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The federal government recently confirmed the existence of giant, undersea plumes of dispersed oil at low concentrations. BP has continued to deny they exist.