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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 ...

NRL models Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Tue, 2014-03-18 10:17
( Naval Research Laboratory ) Dr. Jason Jolliff, an oceanographer with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, published a paper showing combined COAMPS and BioCast data predicted where oil would go after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. His method applies to predicting ocean optical properties for mine detection and other US Navy missions.

Researchers model Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Tue, 2014-03-18 07:26
Dr. Jason Jolliff is an oceanographer with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). "The emphasis here," he says, "is on developing models of the ocean environment to help the naval warfighter." His most recent paper, published in Ocean Modeling (March 2014), shows NRL can also forecast where oil will go following a major spill.

Jindal wants Gulf of Mexico oil spill money from BP to go to 'rainy day' fund

Sat, 2014-03-15 01:42
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration wants to use Gulf oil spill recovery money to help refill the Louisiana's 'rainy day' fund and settle a lawsuit claiming the state needs to return roughly $300 million to the fund.

5 Industrial Disasters and their Costs

Fri, 2014-03-14 20:29
  BP's last quarter results of 2013 show the cost of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to be $42.7 billion. Industrial disasters are known to have higher costs, in money, human deaths and environmental effects Read more

U.S. Allows Oil Giant BP Back Into Gulf Four Years After Spill

Fri, 2014-03-14 10:58
The U.S. government has lifted a ban that excluded oil giant BP from new federal contracts, after the British company filed a lawsuit saying it was being unfairly penalized for its 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.        

Jindal wants to steer BP money to 'rainy day' fund

Fri, 2014-03-14 10:19
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration wants to use Gulf oil spill recovery money to help refill the Louisiana's "rainy day" fund and settle a lawsuit claiming the state needs to return roughly $300 million to the fund. The proposal is tucked into a budget ...

U.S. Allows Oil Giant BP Back Into Gulf Four Years After Spill

Fri, 2014-03-14 08:04
The U.S. government has lifted a ban that excluded oil giant BP from new federal contracts, after the British company filed a lawsuit saying it was being unfairly penalized for its 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.        

BP, Three Years After Gulf Oil Spill, Wins Back Ability To Bid On US Projects Again

Fri, 2014-03-14 05:46
More than three years after after its Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and sunk in the Gulf Of Mexico 2010, spilling nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and killing ee people, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreed to allow the British oil and gas company BP PLC (NYSE: BP) to do business with the federal government again. A rule adopted in 2012 banned BP from ...

BP Reaches Deal to Lift Deepwater Ban on US Government Contracts

Fri, 2014-03-14 04:42
British oil major BP has been allowed to compete for US government contracts again, lifting a ban which had been in place since the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The company signed an agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to settle all matters related to the suspension, debarment and statutory disqualification of BP following the Deepwater disaster, according to a company ...

BP Regains Ability to Do Work for Government

Fri, 2014-03-14 03:42
BP, federal government agree to once again do business after Gulf oil spill

EPA and BP reach agreement on deep-water drilling bids

Thu, 2014-03-13 21:25
The energy giant had been suspended from bidding on offshore leases after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Now it may resume, under an auditor's review. WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency and BP announced Thursday an agreement that would allow the energy giant to bid once again on deep-water offshore drilling leases, reversing a government decision two years ago to bar the ...

EPA and BP reach agreement on deep-water drilling bids

Thu, 2014-03-13 21:04
The energy giant had been suspended from bidding on offshore leases after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Now it may resume, under an auditor's review. WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency and BP announced Thursday an agreement that would allow the energy giant to bid once again on deep-water offshore drilling leases, reversing a government decision two years ago to bar the ...

BP regains ability to bid on leases for U.S. land, water

Thu, 2014-03-13 16:56
EPA lifts ban four years after devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP regains ability to bid on leases for U.S. land, water

Thu, 2014-03-13 16:56
EPA lifts ban four years after devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP regains ability to bid on leases for U.S. land, water

Thu, 2014-03-13 16:56
EPA lifts ban four years after devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP regains ability to bid on leases for U.S. land, water

Thu, 2014-03-13 16:56
EPA lifts ban four years after devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP regains ability to bid on leases for U.S. land, water

Thu, 2014-03-13 16:56
EPA lifts ban four years after devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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