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In The Public Interest : Will BP's Misdeeds Be Further Subsidized by Taxpayers?

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

The public should watch whether a potential settlement with BP includes these hidden tax subsidies. Any settlement amount will be substantially less than the headlines proclaim, unless the settlement prohibits a tax deduction.

WATCH: Oil Giant BP In Sticky Situation With Art World

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

BP, the oil mega power infamously known for the disastrous spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, is continuing their controversial funding of several B...

Multibillion Dollar BP Deal Collapses

Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

HONG KONG/LONDON Nov 6 (Reuters) - BP's plan to sell a stake in its South American unit for $7 billion (4 billion pounds) has collapsed, potential...

Sam Stein

Oil Spill Liability Laws Remain Unchanged But BP Clears Hurdle For More Gulf Drilling | Sam Stein | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON D.C. -- The Obama administration is set to allow BP to resume exploratory drilling in the Gulf of Mexico roughly a year-and-a-half after th...

BP's Bad Timing

Jackie Savitz | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
Jackie Savitz

If you were BP, wouldn't you wait for the right time to go back to the U.S. government to ask for more permits to drill? What would seem like a good time to do that?

Chevron Posts Big Profit With Help Of High Gas Prices

Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Matt Daily) - Chevron Corp, the second-largest U.S. oil company, reported a 43 percent jump in quarterly profit on Friday, beating Wall ...

BP's Profit Plummets As Company Struggles To Lift Production

AP | Robert Barr | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

LONDON (AP) -- BP PLC on Tuesday reported lower than expected earnings for the second quarter as it struggled to lift production in the wake of the Gu...

BP Seeks White House Emails Related To Oil Spill Response

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business

NEW ORLEANS — A federal magistrate refused Wednesday to order the White House to provide BP PLC with emails by a former top adviser to President...

Former BP Chief Tony Hayward Under Fire

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 08.31.2011 | Green

JACKSON, Miss. — Under questioning from the Justice Department and plaintiffs suing the oil giant he once ran, Tony Hayward fought off accusatio...

Gulf 'Dead Zone' This Year Predicted To Be Largest In History

AP | By CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- Scientists predict this year's "dead zone" of low-oxygen water in the northern Gulf of Mexico will be the largest in history – ab...

What Effect Will More Corporate Ads and Interrupted Programming Really Have on PBS?

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.07.2011 | Media
Pearl Korn

At PBS's recent annual gathering it was announced that the number and frequency of promotions for corporate sponsors would increase during a few noted programs as an experiment.

Oil Spill Amnesia Endangers Our Nation's Coastlines

Rep. Rush Holt | Posted 06.22.2011 | Green
Rep. Rush Holt

Legislation currently making its way through Congress would increase the likelihood of future oil spills by accelerating offshore drilling without proper safety and environmental reviews.

A Year Out: Deepwater Horizon Is Obama's Katrina

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Jason Anderson, Aaron Dale Burkeen, Donald Clark, Stephen Curtis, Roy Wyatt Kemp, Karl Kleppinger, Gordon Jones (M-I SWACO), Blair Manuel (M-I SWACO),...

Arctic Drilling: Lessons Learned From the Deepwater Horizon Spill

Marilyn Heiman | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Marilyn Heiman

Government must ensure strong prevention, containment and response measures that are on site and ready to go given the Arctic's remote and extreme conditions.

Sam Stein

One Year After BP, Congress Has Yet To Change Oil Spill Liability Cap | Sam Stein | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year after a disastrous months-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Congress remains mired in disagreement over how much money vict...

5,000 Young Voters Rally for a Power Shift, Demand President Obama Stand Up to Big Polluters

Whit Jones | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green
Whit Jones

For too long Big Oil and Coal have placed the cost of their pollution on the backs of the American people, dodged taxes and received billions in handouts.

BP Not Giving Most Execs Bonuses

AP | JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — BP is blocking bonuses to executives who were responsible for operations in the Gulf of Mexico during last year's disastrous well blowo...

U.S. Approves First Deepwater Drilling Permit In Gulf Since BP Spill

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — The U.S. has approved the first deepwater drilling permit in the Gulf of Mexico since BP's massive oil spill. The Bureau of Ocean Ener...

BP Asks Judge To Dismiss Oil Spill Claims

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — BP and other companies sued over the massive Gulf oil spill are asking a federal judge to dismiss many of the claims filed by business...

Rolling Stone Gets Polk Award For McChrystal Story

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Rolling Stone magazine won one of journalism's most prestigious awards for an article that prompted President Barack Obama to fire hi...

Asia's Richest Man Ink's Huge Deal With BP

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MUMBAI (By Jui Chakravorty and Sumeet Chatterjee) - Mukesh Ambani does not do small. He is the richest man in Asia, chairman of India's biggest...

BP Signs $7.2 Billion India Deal

AP | JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — BP PLC is paying India's Reliance Industries $7.2 billion to take a stake in key oil and gas blocks, gaining a significant foothold in ...

BP Took Advantage Of Cleanup Workers, Lawsuit Says

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW ORLEANS — Three workers who helped BP in its oil spill cleanup efforts after last year's disaster accuse the oil giant in a federal lawsuit ...

U.S. Probing BP For Gas Market Manipulation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

: BP said U.S. regulators were considering filing charges against it related to alleged manipulation of the gas market. "The U.S. Federal Energy Re...

BP Will Start Paying Dividends Again

Bloomberg | Brian Swint | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BP Plc, Europe's second-biggest oil company, reinstated the dividend and will sell two U.S. refineries as it recovers from the Gulf of Mexico spill. ...