Five years on and questions still remain over the Deepwater Horizons oil spill, where millions of gallons of crude oil were spewed into the Gulf of Mexico. Perhaps the most pressing is how oil might be best cleaned up should such an environmental catastrophe occur in the future. Show More Summary
Kate Hudson isn't being bothered by relationship rumors. Instead, she's reveling in the perks of being single. The "Deepwater Horizon" and "Kung Fu Panda 3" actress, who is on the cover of Harper's Bazaar for December/January, is happily single and taking advantage of the alone time. "It's nice...
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Scientists uncover reproductive problems caused by the Deepwater Horizon spill.
A NOAA-led team of scientists is reporting a high rate of reproductive failure in dolphins exposed to oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill. The team has monitored these bottlenose dolphins in heavily-oiled Barataria Bay for five years following the spill. Show More Summary
In 2010, BP's massive Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and burned off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 workers and causing the biggest offshore oil spillage in history. For 87 days, until the well finally was capped, millions of gallons of environmentally damaging oil flowed into the Gulf of...
Now that there’s a finalized settlement between the Department of Justice and BP that puts an end to the legal debacle related to the 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil well in the Gulf of Mexico — which left eleven dead and released millions of gallons of oil into the water — officials are taking a close look at …
Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced that Alabama has agreed to a settlement with Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc., which owned the Deepwater Horizon.
In this week’s Oilgram News, Regulation and Environment, Gary Gentile looks at the after-effects of Deepwater Horizon on offshore production elsewhere and has a bonus segment about the future of the Renewable Fuels Standard in the US, which could impact both the oil industry and biofuels producers. Investigators into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the […]
Early this week, the Obama Administration announced that it had finalized the terms of its settlement with BP (BP) stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The final price tag will come in at $20.8 billion, which was higher than the $18.7 billion announced as recently as July. Nevertheless, this removes a major source [...]
ChemRisk is locked in a legal fight with some unlikely and defiant opponents: two environmental activists who published an article about the company’s work related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
The reckoning has finally come for British Petroleum’s massive 2010 oil spill off the Gulf Coast, with a court settlement of nearly $21 billion related to the disaster. The Washington Examiner reports that the money will be split upShow More Summary
BP will pay a $20.8 billion final settlement to resolve environmental damage claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The final settlement, announced yesterday by the US Department of Justice and five Gulf states, is about $2 million more than the tentative settlement, announced in July, and is […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The cost to Volkswagen of the diesel defeat device crisis is still unclear, but because of its importance as a German national icon VW will avoid an existential blow. Investors are exasperated with VW’s lack of action so far, and want to see some decisive move in Wolfsburg to remove guilty [...]
Fusion, The Gulf Oil Spill Settlement Lets BP Get Away With Not Paying $5.35 Billion in Taxes: In announcing the final $20.8 billion settlement with BP over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Monday, “BP is receiving the punishment it deserves.” What she didn’t...
BP will spend the next 16 years paying down a staggering bill to restore the Gulf. Thom Mitchell reports.
The federal government on Monday announced the details of a record $20-billion civil settlement with the British oil company BP over the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch called it “the largest settlement with a single entity in American...
The Obama Administration has reached a final settlement with BP in the amount of $20.8 billion over the oil giant’s culpability in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department was close to reaching a BP settlement deal last July. Show More Summary
It's to be hoped that the American taxpaying public is thrilled with the $20.8-billion settlement announced Monday between BP and the Dept. of Justice over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. That's because the taxpayers are likely to cover a large portion of BP's bill. Earlier estimates of the...