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Transocean Expands PR To Manage Washington Scrutiny

The Hill | Jim Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An offshore drilling company tied to the massive Gulf oil spill is boosting its lobbying and public relations team as the number of congressional inqu...

Chris Oynes, MMS Official, To Step Down In Wake Of Gulf Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Chrys Oynes, the associate director of Offshore Energy and Minerals Management at the Minerals Management Service will retire May 31, reports The Wash...

Last Seven Hours Of Data Missing From Deepwater Horizon Rig

AP | ERICA WERNER | 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 on Friday in BP's latest attempt to cut ...

BP and Transocean Try to Skip Out on Oil Spill Tab

Edward F. Blizzard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward F. Blizzard

As lawsuits continue to mount against BP and Transocean, both companies are engaging in full scale efforts to limit their liability for the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig.

Weekly Mulch: Why the Senate Climate Bill is Doomed

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), though down one man, finally released their stab at cl...

Another BP Brainstorm

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rick Horowitz

Take some golf balls, and some shredded rubber tires and just shove 'em down into the hole. Maybe that'll make it stop. That's what the boys from BP are thinking. Seriously.

'Angry' Obama To 'Let His Frustrations Spill Out' Over Gulf Disaster

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will hold a meeting with top advisers to assess what more can be done to control the massive oil spill in the Gulf...

Lisa Murkowski BLOCKS Move To Raise Oil Spill Liability Cap To $10 Billion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A bill to increase the liability cap for oil spills from $75 million to $10 billion was defeated Thursday by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska. Bill S....

Dick Cheney 'Needs To Testify' About BP Oil Spill, Says Chris Matthews (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Former Vice President and one-time Halliburton CEO Dick Cheney should be called to testify about the gulf oil spill, according to Chris Matthews. Mat...

Why BP = Facebook

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John McQuaid

Both Facebook and BP are operating in Wild West-type environments with minimal oversight, doing things that society considers of paramount importance. But now the power these entities wield seems like dangerous overreaching into the unknown, where things can blow up in our faces. And that's the kind of moxie that built America! (Seriously, it is.) But that's exactly the problem: there is no Wild West anymore.

Transocean Petitions To Limit Liability In Gulf Oil Blast To Mere $27 Million

Wall Street Journal | MARK LONG And ANGEL GONZALEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Transocean Ltd., the owner and operator of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig that burned and sank last month unleashing a massive oil leak into the G...

New Footage of BP's Failed Containment Dome Effort (VIDEO)

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

More footage was released today from the Deepwater Disaster, providing an indication of the powerful streams of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.

Slick Trick

Ned Goldreyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ned Goldreyer

Days ago representatives from the companies responsible for the Deepwater Horizon appeared before Congress to state they are, in fact, not responsible...

Verify, Baby, Verify!

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Scheer

Greed needs a timeout with adult supervision for these out-of-control conglomerates messing with every aspect of our lives. But that won't happen until government regulation of multinational corporations is made respectable again.

Oil Spill Hearings Bring Out the Political Drama: 'Spill, Baby, Spill'

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Gulf Coast oil spill engendered its share of Capitol Hill drama Tuesday, beginning with the moment executives from BP, Transocean and Halliburton ...

Dead Dolphins Wash Ashore Along Gulf After BP Oil Spill: Oil's Role Unclear

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY and BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HORN ISLAND, Miss. — Federal wildlife officials are treating the deaths of six dolphins on the Gulf Coast as oil-related even though other facto...

Green News Report -- May 11, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another strin...

Oil Execs Testimony To Congress: Spill Not Our fault

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Congress called BP and its drilling partners to account Tuesday for a "cascade of failures" behind the spreading Gulf oil spill, ze...

Dan Froomkin

Halliburton's Return: Oil Spill Puts Symbol Of Cronyism And Corruption Back In The News | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It seems increasingly likely that when investigators determine the precise cause of the oil-rig explosion that threatens to poison huge swaths of the...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Spill Hearing: Oil Execs Will Point Fingers At Each Other | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Executives from the three companies most implicated in the disastrous oil-rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico will point fingers at each other Tuesday...

Transocean Deepwater Horizon Senate Testimony [Full Text]

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Testimony Before The Committee On Energy & Natural Resources United States Senate May 11, 2010 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Strategy and Implic...