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Gulf Oil Leak

Natural Gas Well Leaking In Gulf

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Natural gas leaked Tuesday from an old, non-producing well at an oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico about 75 miles off the...

Gulf Leak Estimate Now Closer To 1 Million Gallons Per Day: New Study

washingtonpost.com | Joel Achenbach, Juliet Eilperin and David Fahrenthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Deepwater Horizon well has most likely spewed 25,000 to 30,000 barrels of oil a day, more than previously estimated, according to a group of scien...

Gulf Oil Spill: Cap Placed Over Leak Collecting Only Fraction Of The Oil

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR and JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON BARATARIA BAY, La. — The wildlife apocalypse along the Gulf Coast that everyone has feared for weeks is fast becoming a terrible reality. Pe...

22-Mile Oil Plume Under Gulf Nears Rich Waters

AP | MATTHEW BROWN and JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A thick, 22-mile plume of oil discovered by researchers off the BP spill site was nearing an underwater canyon, where it could poi...

Frustration Mounts As Oil Seeps Into Gulf Wetlands

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ROBERT, La. — Anger grew along the Gulf Coast as an ooze of oil washed into delicate coastal wetlands in Louisiana, with many wondering how to c...

Seep Found Near BP's Blown Out Oil Well, Possible Methane

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press))- A federal official said Sunday that scientists are concerned about a seep and possible methane seen near BP's busted ...

BP Begins Testing New Cap Over Gulf Oil Leak

By TOM BREEN and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- BP allayed last-minute government fears of making the disaster worse and started trying to slowly choke off the flow of oil into t...

BP Tests New Cap: Will It Stop This Leak?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a potentially pivotal moment in the Gulf crisis, BP planned to begin closing valves Tuesday in a slow and methodical process th...

BP Shoots More Chemicals Into Gulf Oil Leak After EPA Gives Approval

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and JOHN CURRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO -- A remote-controlled submarine shot a chemical dispersant into the maw of a massive undersea oil leak Monday, further evidence...

Gulf Oil Leak: BP CEO Tony Hayward Says The Leak Will Be Stopped Someday

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — The oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico will be stopped, BP's chief executive said in an interview broadcast Thursday, although he was unabl...

Giant Dome for Gulf oil leak is next best solution

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The oil you can't see could be as bad as the oil you can. While people anxiously wait for the slick in the Gulf of Mexico to wash...

Emergency Urgency

Mark Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Gold

Lisa Jackson is a Princeton graduate in chemical engineering, a specialist in toxics, and a Louisiana native! What more can you ask for? Give her some real authority, and let her lead.

Banking and BP on the Eve of Financial Regulation

The 14th Banker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The 14th Banker

Changing an attitude may not be possible if you don't change some people. To do that, Boards must be put on notice that if they do not clean up the industry over the resistance of their CEOs, they will also be accountable.

Coast Guard: Containment Cap Showing Progress Over Last 24 Hours

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man heading the Obama administration's response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico said Tuesday that a new-installed contai...

BP's Apology: We're Just Spreading Wealth ... to Fish (VIDEO)

Jon Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jon Gutierrez

In this video from Upright Citizens Brigade's group The Brig, BP would like you to know that there's a bright side to the Gulf oil spill -- a massive redistribution of wealth for under the sea.

BP's Math Problem: How Much Oil Is The Containment Dome Catching?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As of Sunday evening, BP was reporting more success with the latest method of containing the well that has now been gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexic...

Gulf Oil Spill: The Worst Environmental Damage Is What We Don't See

Newsweek | Sharon Begley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Giant plumes of crude oil mixed with methane are sweeping the ocean depths with devastating consequences. 'I'm not too worried about oil on the surfac...

BP's 'Systemic Failure' Endangers Gulf Cleanup Workers

McClatchy | Marisa Taylor and Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal regulators complained in a scathing internal memo about "significant deficiencies" in BP's handling of the safety of oil spill workers and ask...

BP's Profits Far Outweigh The Cost Of Cleaning Up Gulf Oil Spill (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While the Gulf oil spill has devastated the region, and will have long-term consequences, BP will be able to shake off the costs of the cleanup with l...

Gulf Oil Spill Containment: BP Has Yet To Give Go Ahead On 'Top Kill'

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN and MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COVINGTON, La. (AP) -- BP's latest experimental bid to plug its seabed oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico hung in the balance early Wednesday as its to...

Obama To Aide: 'Plug The Damn Leak'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Oil spill frustration is rampant. The White House is being pounded for not acting more aggressively in the month-old oil spill dis...