Texas, alleges the companies and others "engaged in wilful and wanton misconduct" in the 2010 Deep Horizon oil spill.
(Reuters) - Texas has joined the crowd of Gulf of Mexico states to file suit against BP Plc, Halliburton Co and others for their role in one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history.
Big finds, big spending, and the specter of the Macondo spill fading are adding up to big things in the Gulf of Mexico.
It's been more than three years since the spill at the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, and day by day the prospects for oil exploration there seem to get better. A recent report by Wood MacKenzie shows that production in the Gulf went up 6% last year, and another 4% is expected this year. Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The deadline for claims against BP Plc in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is 11 months away, but the man responsible for paying the claims said on Thursday he is already bracing for a late surge in filings.
Nearly 250 first responders participated in a National Preparedness Response Exercise Program in Los Angeles including U.S. Coast Guard, Chevron, California Department
The deadline for claims against BP in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is 11 months away. ||| New Orleans - The deadline for claims against BP Plc in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is 11 months away, but the man responsible for paying the claims said on Thursday he is already bracing for a late surge in filings. Show More Summary
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
When it comes to cleaning up the next massive crude oil spill, one of the best and most eco-friendly solutions for the job may be low-grade cotton from West Texas.
It's beginning to look a lot like a big, hot mess. On Monday, the Times-Picayune reported — somewhat innocuously — that the forthcoming season of Top Chef, which is going into production soon in New Orleans, will benefit from $200,000 supplied by BP in conjunction with the 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - British oil company BP wants Prime Minister David Cameron to intervene with the U.S. government over the escalating cost of compensating U.S. companies for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster in 2010, the BBC reported Thursday.
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
Unprocessed raw cotton may be an ecologically friendly, lower cost solution to clean up oil spills, according to a report published in the American Chemical Society journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. The report, Crude Oil Sorption by Raw Cotton, describes research by scientists at Texas Tech University and includes some of the first scientific [...]
Foreign ministers from the Arctic Council’s member states have signed a legally binding agreement on preventing and responding to oil spills in the Arctic to protect the region’s waters, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. recently completed delivery of fifteen 30’ Rapid Response Skimmers to the U.S. Navy. With the addition of these skimmers
Wonder what Emeril Lagasse thinks about all of this. The Times-Picayune reports (via Eater) that season eleven of Top Chef was partially funded with a total of $375,000 from local agencies, with $200,000 coming from the Louisiana State Office of Tourism and another $175,000 from the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp. Show More Summary
Here's more news on Top Chef's decision to head to New Orleans for its eleventh season. The Times-Picayune reports that Louisiana and the city of New Orleans tourism offices are giving Bravo $375,000 to sponsor the ">recently announced Top...
It's no longer a secret that cities and/or states pay to host a season of Top Chef. The show is headed to New Orleans for its 11th season, which has been known for about a month now, but was only confirmed by Bravo on Friday. Today,Show More Summary
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) is in the news again because of problems at one of its drilling platforms. Although the North Sea event didn’t have the massive implications of the Gulf of Mexico spill, it continues a trend that should worry investors. Hard to find Oil is increasingly difficult to find. That’s a big problem [...]