BP says it shouldn't have to pay so much to help companies hurt by the Deepwater Horizon spill. It wants the U.K. government to ask the U.S. government for help.
News that Top Chef received $200,000 from the oil spill fund the Deepwater Horizon disaster has prompted controversy and a debate of sorts between Bravo VP Andy Cohen, chef Anthony Bourdain, and TV auteur David Simon. All of this was...Show More Summary
With the Deepwater Horizon disaster emphasizing the need for better ways of cleaning up oil spills, scientists are reporting that unprocessed, raw cotton may be an ideal, ecologically friendly answer, with an amazing ability to sop up oil. Show More Summary
On April 20, 2010, the world watched in desperate shock as the Deepwater Horizon oil rig was engulfed in flames. Over the next three months, oil filled the Gulf of Mexico from the seabed below, causing ecological damage that some say will never be fully healed. Show More Summary
It will be about twice as deep as BP's Deepwater Horizon. But, hey, nothing to worry about.
After an action-packed tenure that included litigating the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Ignacia Moreno, the head of the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division, announced today she is stepping down June 7. On her watch, the 490-lawyer division won...
Assistant U.S. Attorney General Ignacia Moreno's tenure spanned one of the worst disasters in U.S. history, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in April 2010. She oversaw a record civil penalty in the case.
Blowout preventers were thrust into the spotlight during the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. The blowout preventer that so many people blamed for allowing the surge of oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico was manufactured by Cameron International. Show More Summary
When the Deepwater Horizon spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, we were horrorstruck. But wait, there’s more …
Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, crude oil toxicity continues to sicken a sentinel Gulf Coast fish species, according to new findings.
Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, crude oil toxicity continues to sicken a sentinel Gulf Coast fish species, according to new findings from a research team that includes a University of California, Davis, scientist. read more
The bad news for British Petroleum (BP) just keeps on coming. Remember that $20 billion the company set aside for claims arising out of the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill? They only have $1.7 billion unassigned after Business Economic Losses claims were higher than expected, reports Reuters. Nearly two billion?......
Ash is doing better about reducing the length of his titles: Measuring the Impact of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Consumer Behavior: Evidence from a Natural Experiment O. Ashton Morgan, John C. Whitehead, William L. Huth, Gregory S. Martin and Richard Sjolander No 13-11, Working Papers from Department...
Offshore profits have been growing rapidly since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. As the Gulf of Mexico continues to rebound, other areas around the globe are also demanding drilling services in water depths to 10,000 feet. The...Show More Summary
Louisiana fishermen are still losing money, three years after the oil spill. The fishermen blame the estimated 200 million gallons of oil that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico, from the Deepwater Horizon well in 2010. Executives at BP, who own the well, have stated that tourism and fishing have recovered from the disaster, but [...]Show More Summary
ByHarold Sultan: BP's Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill is "considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry." The thing is, Mr. Market is not a history major and doesn't reward brownie points for jeopardy factoids. Show More Summary
The Obama administration might bite off more than it can chew if it tries to take every last penny out of BP.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City said on Friday it sued BP Plc for more than $39 million of losses it claims beneficiaries of the city's pension funds sustained due to BP's "misconduct and fraudulent behavior" linked to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil...
Brian Merchant marks the three-year anniversary of the rig explosion by checking in on the damage: Billy Nungresser, the president of Plaquemines Parish, which covers the part of Louisiana most heavily hit by oil after the initial spill, says that the oily fallout continues to this day. Just yesterday, Nungresser told a local TV news station that “oil [...]