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The State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Beach Pollution Report for Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Thu, 2014-03-20 09:41
The following is a summary of the 3/19/14 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, this [...]

25 Years Later, Effects Of Exxon Valdez Spill Linger

Thu, 2014-03-20 05:22
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Thu, 2014-03-20 04:01
Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill. The 987-foot tanker, carrying 53 million ...

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Thu, 2014-03-20 04:01
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.

Dubai-Based Oil Firm Banks On London Float

Thu, 2014-03-20 02:34
A company spun out of one of the groups found guilty of contributing to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has lined up bankers to pursue a listing on the London Stock Exchange. Sky News understands that Shelf Drilling, whose assets were previously owned by the oil services giant Transocean, has picked Morgan Stanley and at least one of Goldman Sachs, HSBC and Royal Bank of Canada to oversee the ...

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Wed, 2014-03-19 22:56
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger - NBC40.net

Wed, 2014-03-19 22:41
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.

Freeport-McMoRan in $850M high bid total in central Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale; BP returns

Wed, 2014-03-19 18:26
NEW ORLEANS - High bids from Freeport-McMoRan Oil Gas LLC made up more than one-third of the $850.8 million total at Wednesday's federal oil lease sale for the central Gulf of Mexico. It also was the first sale since the government said BP PLC can again secure federal contracts; the company ...

Freeport-McMoRan in $850M high bid total in central Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale; BP returns

Wed, 2014-03-19 16:59
NEW ORLEANS — High bids from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC made up more than one-third of the $850.8 million total at Wednesday's federal oil lease sale for the central Gulf of Mexico.

BP: 24 top bids for $41.6M in Gulf oil lease sale

Wed, 2014-03-19 16:53
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High bids from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC made up more than one-third of the $850.8 million total at Wednesday's federal oil lease sale for the central Gulf of Mexico. It also was the first sale since the government said BP PLC can again secure federal contracts; the company made $41.6 million in high bids.

Freeport-McMoRan in $850M high bid total in central Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale; BP returns

Wed, 2014-03-19 16:52
NEW ORLEANS - High bids from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC made up more than one-third of the $850.8 million total at Wednesday's federal oil lease sale for the central Gulf of Mexico. It also was the ...

Court Rules BP must Abide by its Settlement Agreement

Wed, 2014-03-19 14:31
BP, the company responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, is dealing with more setbacks in the aftermath of the disaster, after a federal appeals court ruled that the company must stick to its agreement , paying some gulf area businesses for economic damages without explicit proof that the damages were caused by [...]

Exxon spill still lingers

Wed, 2014-03-19 11:25
Washington (dpa) – Sea otters were among 20 marine species threatened by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. Many sea otters died from exposure to the 40,000 tons of sticky crude oil spilled in the tanker disaster. Their population has since rebounded to nearly 4,300 in picturesque Prince William Sound, according to a study by the US Geological Survey. ''Although recovery timelines varied ...

The State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Beach Pollution Report for Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Wed, 2014-03-19 11:17
The following is a summary of the 3/18/14 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, this [...]

BP to Win First Gulf Drilling Leases Since Suspension

Wed, 2014-03-19 10:39
BP Plc (BP/) stands to win its first leases to drill for crude and natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico in almost two years, a week after the U.S. government lifted a ban on doing business with the oil producer.

BP Bids on Gulf Oil Leases

Wed, 2014-03-19 09:45
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In the first federal oil lease sale since the government said BP PLC can again get federal contracts, BP has bids on 31 tracts in the central Gulf of Mexico.

BP making 31 bids in Gulf oil lease sale

Wed, 2014-03-19 08:08
In the first federal oil lease sale since the government said BP PLC can again get federal contracts, BP has bids on 31 tracts in the central Gulf of Mexico. The sale is also the first since 2008 offering ...

Exxon spill still lingers

Wed, 2014-03-19 07:13
Washington (dpa) – Sea otters were among 20 marine species threatened by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. Many sea otters died from exposure to the 40,000 tons of sticky crude oil spilled in the tanker disaster. Their population has since rebounded to nearly 4,300 in picturesque Prince William Sound, according to a […]

Modeling surface circulation patterns in the Gulf of Mexico

Wed, 2014-03-19 06:26
During the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists' understanding of the mesoscale surface circulation patterns of the Gulf of Mexico became a topic of great importance. With the oil slick growing, disaster response teams needed to know where to deploy. Many were concerned with the oil's ultimate destination—whether it would travel towards the Florida Keys and into the Atlantic Ocean, or ...

AFFRM Acquires Deepwater Horizon Doc ‘Vanishing Pearls’, Release To Coincide With 4th Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill

Tue, 2014-03-18 11:34
EXCLUSIVE: The African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement ( AFFRM ) has acquired worldwide rights to Vanishing Pearls , the 2014 Slamdance documentary chronicling the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill within a Gulf coast fishing village. Pic is the directorial debut of Louisiana native Nailah Jefferson, who turned the lens on a community of multigenerational African ...
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