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Alabama Beaches Recover From Gulf Oil Spill to Post Third Consecutive Record Tourism Year

Tue, 2014-02-04 10:44
Visitors to Alabama's beaches in 2013 arrived in record numbers and left behind more money as they returned to their Southeast and Midwest homes refreshed and rejuvenated. Economically, the Gulf Shores ...

BP net profits double in 2013 on Rosneft boost

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:16
BP's net profit more than doubled last year, boosted by a stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft, but the British energy major faltered in the fourth quarter, it said on Tuesday. That compared with $11.01 billion in 2012 when performance was skewed by huge fines arising from the 2010 US oil spill catastrophe, BP said in a results statement. BP -- seeking to reposition itself after the Gulf of Mexico ...

State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Daily Beach Pollution Report for Monday, February 3, 2014

Tue, 2014-02-04 06:52
The following is a summary of the daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavour to publish this summary each day the FDEP issues such a report. While the media and public believe that the effects of BP’s Deepwater Horizon Blowout and Oil Spill have been largely eradicated, [...]

Gulf blow: BP is still hobbled by oil spill

Tue, 2014-02-04 04:35
BP’s shares fell today after revealing a further $200 million (£122 million) charge relating to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and announcing its fourth-quarter profits had dived 28%.

Fishermen still want answers from Petrotrin

Tue, 2014-02-04 04:15
Still reeling from the effects of last December’s oil spill in the Gulf of Paria, Claxton Bay fishermen have written to Petrotrin president Khalid Hassanali calling for an immediate assessment of the polluted waters.

BP's legal bill for Gulf spill reaches $1bn as profits fall

Tue, 2014-02-04 04:00
'Underlying replacement cost profit' - which strips out one-off items and the effect of oil price movements - fell to £8.2billion last year.

BP Profit Drop 22% as Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Costs Hit $42.7bn

Tue, 2014-02-04 02:44
Oil giant BP still facing billions more in fines under US Clean Water Act over Deepwater Horizon disaster.

BP Profit Drops 22% as Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Costs Hit $42.7bn

Tue, 2014-02-04 02:42
BP profits are falling as its costs stemming from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill soar ever higher. BP's cumulative total costs from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill hit $42.7bn at the end of the year after adding an extra $200m in the fourth quarter. In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the BP-owned Macondo Prospect, which spilled oil into the surrounding Gulf of Mexico waters over a ...

Profit at litigation-hit BP falls 37%

Tue, 2014-02-04 00:55
Oil giant says provision to cover costs of the Gulf of Mexico spill have risen to $42.7bn

Multiple projects up oil spill risk

Mon, 2014-02-03 02:50
A U.S. study that takes a broader look than Canadian research into oil spill risks in the Salish Sea shows the greatest potential increase in spills is off the San Juan and Gulf islands.

Diseased Dolphins Found in Gulf of Mexico After BP Spill

Sun, 2014-02-02 05:42
Dolphins suffering from a range of serious illnesses and health problems were found in the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of the of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig spill, US researchers say. Dolphins with liver disease, missing teeth, and one carrying a dead foetus were found off the coast of Louisiana in the wake of the spill, according to the first report on the health of the animals in the wake of ...

BP Oil Spill Linked To Sick Dolphins In Report

Sat, 2014-02-01 12:10
Bottlenose dolphins suffering from a catalogue of serious health problems were found swimming in the Gulf of Mexico a year after the BP oil disaster, according to scientists. Researchers said they had never seen such a high prevalence of sick animals, with conditions ranging from missing teeth and lung disease through to pneumonia and abnormal hormone levels. The findings were reported in the ...

Dolphins in 'bad shape' after BP oil spill

Sat, 2014-02-01 07:40
Bottlenose dolphins with missing teeth, lung disease, and abnormal hormone levels were found swimming in the Gulf of Mexico a year after the BP oil spill, US researchers say.

BP Continued Suspension From New U.S. Contracts Sought

Tue, 2014-01-28 21:44
A controlled burn of oil near the source of the BP Plc Deepwater Horizon oil spill in... Read More A controlled burn of oil near the source of the BP Plc Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, on July 15, 2010.

Gulf of Mexico oil spill conference discusses debunking myths and misconceptions

Sun, 2014-01-26 16:34
The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference kicked off on Sunday (Jan. 26) in Mobile, Ala., where more than 800 oil spill-related experts are discussing their scientific research, the status of research and problems communicating that research...

From Impacts on Fisheries to Fate of Oil Spill Residues, New Research to be Released at 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill ...

Fri, 2014-01-24 14:02
Next week, over 800 oil spill-related experts from academia, state & federal agencies and non-governmental organizations, will be sharing their latest scientific results at the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference.

Judge asked to remove BP settlement probe leader

Fri, 2014-01-24 07:10
A lawyer targeted in an investigation of the settlement program for compensating victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a federal judge to disqualify former FBI director Louis Freeh from reviewing ...

Judge asked to remove BP settlement probe leader

Fri, 2014-01-24 07:10
A lawyer targeted in an investigation of the settlement program for compensating victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a federal judge to disqualify former FBI director Louis Freeh from reviewing ...

State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Beach Report: Thursday, January 23, 2014

Thu, 2014-01-23 14:29
The following is a summary of the daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavour to publish this summary each day the FDEP issues such a report. While the media and public believe that the effects of BP’s Deepwater Horizon Blowout and Oil Spill have been largely eradicated, [...]

Ex-BP engineer asks judge to recuse himself

Thu, 2014-01-23 12:34
A former BP engineer convicted of obstructing a Justice Department probe of the company's 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a...
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