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Oil Rig Explosion

Gulf Oil Platform Fire Is Vivid Reminder Of Offshore Drilling Dangers

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 01.17.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Divers hired by the owner of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico that caught fire recovered a body in the waters near the site S...

Gulf Oil Rig Explodes Off Louisiana's Coast

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

An oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana on Friday morning. The oil-gas production platform, located south of Grand Isle, is owned by Black ...

North Dakota Oil Rig Explosion Turns Deadly

AP | JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

BISMARCK, N.D. — An explosion at a newly drilled oil well in western North Dakota killed two workers and severely injured two others, officials ...

About This Year's Oil Rig Explosions...Please Wait Another 25 Years Until There is Actual Change

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

Following the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico last week, I was asked to appear on The Alyona Show on Russia Television to discuss whether we'v...

Oil Rig Victims' Families Struggle With Loss

Washington Post | Lonnae O'Neal Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

EUNICE, LA. -- Keith Jones lingered outside the imposing doors of St. Anthony's Catholic Church debating whether to step into the memorial service ins...

Bubble of methane triggered rig blast

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (Associated Press) - The deadly blowout of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico was triggered by a bubble of methane gas that escape...

Gulf Oil Spill Rig Explosion: New Details Emerge

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO — The deadly blowout of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico was triggered by a bubble of methane gas that escaped from the we...

Marcus Baram

Mary Landrieu Minimized Potential For Spill And Impact Of Damage (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for video Since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, in which 11 workers were thrown overboard and are presumed dead, federal officia...

On Climate, Energy, Oil Rigs: First, Do No Harm

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

United States action on global warming is long overdue. But energy industry lobbyists and their Senate allies have thwarted the best efforts of three ...

Marcus Baram

Gulf Oil Spill Exceeds BP's 'Worst-Case Scenario,' Drilling Supporters On Defensive

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Cost of Offshore Drilling: Photos You Haven't Seen

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

This is why the President's offshore drilling proposal needs to be taken off the table now. 2010-04-29-greenpeaceoilspill.jpg

Oil Spill Gulf Of Mexico 2010: Coast Guard Considers Lighting Oil On Fire

AP | CAIN BURDEAU AND BRETT MARTEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A new oil leak was discovered at the site in the Gulf of Mexico where a drilling rig exploded and sank, and experts now estimate t...

Marcus Baram

Oil Spill Gulf Of Mexico 2010: Congress Demands Answers From BP, TransOcean As Feds Launch Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | 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....

Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion: Deep Water Horizon Workers Still Missing

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard by sea and air planned to search overnight for 11 workers missing since a thunderous explosion rocked an oil drill...

Laura Bassett

Offshore Oil Rig Workers Brace for Crippling Job Losses

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As many as 75,000 workers in the Gulf Coast area could lose their jobs as a result of the 6-month moratorium on deepwater drilling and halt on 33 curr...

BP CEO Hayward: 'We Had Too Many People Working to Save the World'

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

In July 2009, the CEO of BP, Tony Hayward, explained to attendees that BP was going in the wrong direction before he took over as CEO because, "we had too many people that were working to save the world."

BP Smoking Gun? Oil Giant Skipped Critical Testing Hours Before Explosion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

New revelations about BP's operations on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on the day of the explosion are being described as the smoking gun that proves ...

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...