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BP Releases Internal Report

BP Releases Internal Report

An internal investigation done by BP has revealed that the Deepwater Horizon fire and oil spill was due to the failure of various processes, systems and equipment. BP is already under a lot of pressure and will have to billions of dollars in claims.

BP Chief Raises Doubts over New Effort to Cap Leak

BP Chief Raises Doubts over New Effort to Cap Leak

BP PLC's Chief Executive expressed is angry towards the company for failing to stop an oil leak in the U. S. Gulf of Mexico, warning an attempt to do so initiating next week could fail.

Hairs Used as Oil Cleanups in Gulfs

Hairs Used as Oil Cleanups in Gulfs

Hair salons and dog groomers in Spartanburg are participating in a grassroots project started by California based Matter of Trust, which collects hair to stuff in nylon hosepipes to serve as booms or mats to soak up oil. These act as a barrier for oil and prevent it from spreading.

EPA Authorize Use of Undersea Dispersants for Oil Leak

EPA Authorize Use of Undersea Dispersants for Oil Leak

The Coast Guard and the Environmental Protection Agency has intended a new strategy on Saturday against the enormous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, allowing BP to make use of oil dispersants.

Oil dispersants are compounds, which can split the oil down into tiny drops and stop it from getting to the surface or the shore.

BP Slips in Its Bid to Contain Oil Spill

BP Slips in Its Bid to Contain Oil Spill

In what has put a question mark over its efficacy, the big box that BP hoped would be its savior sat idle hundreds of feet away encased in ice crystals even as a massive oil leak spit thousands of gallons more crude into the Gulf of Mexico.

Will Clean-up Make the BP Oil Spill Any Worse?

Will Clean-up Make the BP Oil Spill Any Worse?

No less than half an inch of oil roofed the sea when Dennis Kelso's boat, which was stacked with a few newly dead birds, pushed up against the side of the Exxon Valdez on Friday, March 24, 1989.

Kelso, the Head of Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation said that at the beginning, oil was literally boiling out of the tanker.

BP PLC plans to clean up oil spill willing to try “Anything, Everything”

BP PLC plans to clean up oil spill willing to try “Anything, Everything”

A BP spokesman said that the company has not been able to access the efficiency of the oil spill followed by explosion on a drilling rig leased by BP. An estimated 156, 012 gallons of dispersants so far has been released by BP to break up the oil. With weather conditions not favoring BP was unable to spray dispersants yesterday.

It may take Months to Stop Oil Leak

It may take Months to Stop Oil Leak

On Monday, a spokesman for the firm said that after an explosion that sunk a Transocean Ltd. (RIG) drilling rig last week, BP PLC is taking up quite a lot of choices for closing or containing an oil leak of around 1,000 barrels a day in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP Faces Protests for Sunrise Oil Sands Project

BP Faces Protests for Sunrise Oil Sands Project

BP Plc has stated that it is not procrastinating on the decision to go ahead with the Sunrise oil sands project in Canada. This announcement comes in contrast to widespread speculation that the decision has been postponed to
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BP Venturing Out into Brazil, All Thanks to Smaller Devon

BP Venturing Out into Brazil, All Thanks to Smaller Devon

Things seem to be going good for BP, especially after the British oil major on Thursday agreed to take over a huge swap of oil assets from Devon Energy Corp., an independent oil and gas producer of the US.

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