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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. ...

No More Ritalin and Reality TV for Our ADD Nation

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

American's short attention span hops from critical issues to trivialities with the delicate ease of an Olympic gymnast. Our tendency to be drawn into...

The Most Sued Companies In America

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Believe it or not, BP, which oversaw the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, did not draw the most federal lawsuits in 2010. Industrial fi...

BP Station Owners: Surviving A Debacle and Rebounding

Daily Finance | Jonathan Beer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Media reports during the summer were filled with speculation about whether independent BP gas station owners would ditch the brand of the beleaguered ...

Sam Stein

Gulf Deepwater Drilling Resumes Without Changes To Spill Liability | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- As deepwater drilling returns from a months-long hiatus in the Gulf of Mexico, the protections that Congress drew up to help victims of ...

BP To Link Bonuses To Safety Performance

AP | By ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON -- BP employees' performance on safety issues will be the only measure for awarding fourth-quarter bonuses, the British oil company said Tuesda...

Who was the Dirtiest Polluter This Year? I'd say BP

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

As you may have heard by now, Repower America is currently accepting votes for our 2010 Snake Oil Awards. The idea is to identify the dirtiest opponen...

A Letter From a Progressive to President Obama

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

Dear President Obama, I'll vote for you in 2012, but you're not making it easy to do so. Your administration's communication skills are, to be honest, horrible. And now we're in for two years of gridlock and hell.

Undefeated: The Gulf Coast 6 Months After the Blowout

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

The crucible of the Gulf provides a harrowing example of the insanity we now consider normal.

Drilling Moratorium Should Stay Until Panels Issue Their Safety Recommendations

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

We must not waste this opportunity to learn from past mistakes and make deepwater drilling safer for everyone. Because until we address the root causes, we will continue to gamble in the Gulf.

Corexit Use Still Appears to Be Prevalent in the Gulf, Despite Official Statements

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

Upon arriving back on the Gulf Coast three weeks ago, the first thing we found were containers of Nalco Corexit, which according to BP, the Coast Guard, NOAA and the EPA has not been used since mid-July.

SEC Looking Into Possible BP Securities Violations

AP | By PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- BP says the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department are conducting informal inquiries into securities matters aris...

BP Claims Czar May Give Spill Victims A Big Concession

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HOUMA, La. — The administrator of the $20 billion compensation fund for victims of the Gulf oil spill said Monday he might waive the current req...

Brad Pitt Leads the Way in Building a Sustainable, Affordable, Energy-Efficient Community in New Orleans

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Make It Right Foundation is an extraordinary laboratory for innovation and creative design in building a green-energy, efficient community at affordable prices.

BP: No Share Issue Planned To Pay For Oil Spill Costs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — BP PLC said Tuesday it has no plans to issue new shares to help pay for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, giving its shares a further boost...

BP Violating Own Safety Manual On Southwest Colorado Ranch

Durango Herald | Dale Rodebaugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Cows and ditches are not a good mix, says Bayfield rancher Ross Gosney. So when he went to his summer pasture one day and saw a trough cut in the e...

No Safe Harbor on Gulf Coast; Human Blood Tests Show Dangerous Levels of Toxic Exposure

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

Within two days after arriving in the region in mid-July, everyone on our team began getting sick. After our first day out on the water, we all had extreme headaches.

BP Tripled Its Advertising Budget During Spill, Neared $100 million

Fortune | Shelley DuBois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Late Monday, BP (BP) responded to a request from the Congressional Committee on Energy and Commerce that asked the company to report how much money it...

BP Picks Up Tab For Durango Fireworks Show

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DURANGO, Colo. — The fireworks display in the city of Durango will go on thanks to embattled oil giant BP. The company stepped forward to pay f...

Deregulation, the Forsaken Panacea for Climate Change

Sunil Sharan | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Sunil Sharan

America is stuck. Yet deregulation, a concept all but renounced by the country a decade back in the wake of California's energy crisis, holds the potential to unlock the gates to climatic heaven.

Earth To BP! Company Mag Brags: 'The Region's Businesses Are Prospering'

WSJ | Benoit Faucon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But in Planet BP -- a BP online, in-house magazine -- a "BP reporter" dispatched to Louisiana managed to paint an even rosier picture of the disaster....

BP Logos Removed From Vehicles Due To Harassment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BP is stripping its logo from trucks and machinery in the Colorado town of Durango in response to what a spokesman is calling "routine abuse from the ...