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In a trial to determine who and what is to blame for the Gulf oil spill of 2010, oil giant BP called its first defense witness on Monday. All Things Considered host Audie Cornish talks with NPR's Jeff Brady, who is watching the trial in New Orleans.
BP Begins Its Defense Of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill NPR Morning Edition. April 9, 2013. "In New Orleans, BP has begun calling its first witnesses in a trial to determine who and what's to blame for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP likely will spend the next two weeks presenting its defense. Then the plaintiffs will have time to respond…" ( Read more ) BP trial witness says well 'drilled safely ...
WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Micro-organisms in the Gulf of Mexico cleaned oil from the 2010 oil spill better than expected though long-term effects are uncertain, U.S. researchers found.
In New Orleans, BP has begun calling its first witnesses in a trial to determine who and what's to blame for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP likely will spend the next two weeks presenting its defense. Then the plaintiffs will have time to respond.
A fictional five-tonne oil slick near the entrance of the Whangarei Harbour has seen Northland’s oil spill response preparations put to the test.
It turned out the Gulf was filled with bacteria that loved to chow down on exactly what was spilling out of BP’s destroyed oil well. How fortuitous! But hoping that hungry bacteria will help in the next oil spill is dangerous thinking. Oil spills happen all the time. But in 2010, the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico showed the world what a real oil spill emergency looks like: 4.9 ...
Scientists reveal new insights into how the Gulf of Mexico's natural processes degraded oil-related compounds after the Deepwater Horizon spill.
BP called its first witness Monday in the trial over the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster. The witness, a retired petroleum engineering professor, said BP safely drilled its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico before an April 2010 blowout triggered the worst US offshore oil spill.
Vantage Drilling Co. (VTG) sued a BP Plc unit over what it claims was a $265.5 million increase in financing costs stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP's first witness at a trial over the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster testified Monday that the company safely drilled its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico before a series of mistakes led to an April 2010 blowout, which triggered the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
David Hammer / Eyewitness News Email: email@example.com | Twitter: @davidhammerWWL NEW ORLEANS -- After a federal judge rejected BP's efforts Friday to re-interpret its multi-billion-dollar oil spill damage settlement, the company filed a formal appeal Monday to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Read the appeal BP says the court-appointed claims administrator, Lafayette attorney Patrick Juneau ...
The Gulf of Mexico may have a much greater natural ability to self-clean oil spills than previously believed, an expert in bioremediation has said.
( University of Tennessee at Knoxville ) The Gulf of Mexico may have a much greater natural ability to self-clean oil spills than previously believed, according to Terry Hazen, University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor's Chair for Environmental Biotechnology.
The Gulf of Mexico may have a much greater natural ability to self-clean oil spills than previously believed, an expert in bioremediation said here today at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society.
BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 fouled beaches from Texas to Florida and spread a slick across the Gulf of Mexico. But the Gulf has cleaned itself naturally with amazing success.
Researcher says Deepwater Horizon spill was quickly cleaned with help of naturally occurring bacteria.
BP today defends its practices in the civil trial against the parties involved with the 2010 Gulf oil spill. It must show it is safer, without ever having behaved dangerously.
View full size In this aerial file photo made Wednesday, April 21, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's tip, an oil slick is seen as the Deepwater Horizon oil rig...
Gulf Oil Spill Payouts: BP Might Appeal After Judge Rules To Uphold Settlements By Kathy Finn, Reuters. April 5, 2013. "NEW ORLEANS, April 5 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge's ruling Friday against BP Plc means the company can proceed with its appeal of the way a court-appointed administrator apportions payments for claims related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, some of which BP called "absurd ...
Retired LSU petroleum engineering professor Adam "Ted" Bourgoyne Jr. is an expert in drilling operations.