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April 20 marks the five-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Despite the catastrophic effects this spill had – and continues to have – on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and coastal communities, the federal government is still attempting to introduce new drilling along much of the Mid- and South Atlantic.
As the five-year anniversary of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig approaches, a new report looks at how twenty species of wildlife are faring in the aftermath of the disaster.
New Orleans investigative publication the Lens has a new story about the BP oil spill cleanup that, if nothing else, will introduce you to an unfortunate concept: the “tar mat.” Tar mats formed when Deepwater Horizon oil nearingShow More Summary
The fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster is approaching, but in the intervening years since the well blowout deep offshore, oil and gas drillers have pushed even deeper and even farther afield. Oil exploration companies...Show More Summary
An idea sparked in the aftermath of the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history gave way to a community dedicated to democratizing environmental activism worldwide. Shortly after BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in April 2010,...Show More Summary
Two high-ranking BP employees working on the Deepwater Horizon oil-drilling platform when it exploded on April 20, 2010, can't be charged with 23 counts of "seaman's manslaughter," the Fifth Circuit ruled last week. The issue here is statutory interpretation, and much like the Supreme Court's recent decision that a fish......
Letting her shiny new Golden Globe do the talking, Jane The Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez is reportedly negotiating a leap from CW Mondays to the big screen in Peter Berg’s upcoming Deepwater Horizon, which chronicles survivors of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion, colloquially referred to as the BP oil spill. Show More Summary
Just three weeks before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (or BP) oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Jennifer Hamilton had transitioned out of a 20-year career in nonprofit administration to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a librarian. Show More Summary
'Jane the Virgin' star Gina Rodriguez joins Mark Wahlberg in Lionsgate's 'Deepwater Horizon' as the female lead. [...]
It looks like the success of Jane The Virgin will soon turn its lead actress Gina Rodriguez into a bona-fide movie star. That's because the 30-year-old starlet has signed up to star in Deepwater Horizon opposite Mark Wahlberg, a manShow More Summary
The Golden Globe-winner will play the female lead in the true story of the doomed BP oil rig The post Gina Rodriguez Joins Mark Wahlberg in Deepwater Horizon appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Five years after the catastrophic spill, the company is still trying to downplay the damage
A federal court ruled on Wednesday that BP well site leaders on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig cannot be charged with seaman's manslaughter in the deaths
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may already be the worst environmental disaster the United States has ever faced — and with the severed riser pipe at the ocean floor still gushing tens of thousands of barrels of oil a day, it’s undoubtedly one whose effects will carry forward for many [ … ]
Zhongmin Wang: In a new RFF discussion paper, “Egregiousness and Boycott intensity: Evidence from the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill,” we... explore the relationship between boycott intensity and media coverage, due to the latter’s ability to influence consumer awareness about egregious events. In order to test our model empirically, we...
Considering the 4.5 years of legal battles Transocean (NYSE:RIG) has faced since the Deepwater Horizon tragedy, the involvement of activist investor Carl Icahn, and the now utterly abysmal offshore drilling [...] The post Transocean’s Top-Earning Rigs Are Vulnerable as Moody’s Cuts Rating to Junk appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The recent crash in oil prices has made BP’s road to recovery from a massive setback it faced as a result of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident even more challenging. Just when the company’s underlying business seemed to be on the cusp of a turnaround with new upstream projects adding to both production and profitability, […]
The long-term results of the oil spill are in -- and they will not please lawyers, bureaucrats, or green activists.
Dan Petrolia: This paper outlines what we have learned about the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil disaster from the economics discipline as well as what effect the DWH disaster has had on the economics discipline. It appears that what we know about the economic impact of the DWH...