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Legal fight between Kevin Costner and Stephen Baldwin over BP deal for oil spill clean-up device


June 5th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The selection of members of the jury has started on Monday as part of preparations of the trials between the actors over investments in oil-separating centrifuges ... Read more...

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US allows BP to drill new Gulf deepwater wells


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US has approved British oil giant BP's plan to drill new deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico.The project would be BP's first such well ... Read more...

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“Poor safety culture” onboard Deepwater Horizon led to last year’s massive Gulf oil spill


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): The US Coast Guard has revealed that a "poor safety culture" and "safety management system failures" aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig had contributed to an explosion, which ... Read more...

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Obama recalls the 11 killed in BP disaster


April 21st, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Wednesday recalled the 11 workers who died a year ago when an oil drilling platform blew up, burned and sank in the ... Read more...

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Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP boss Hayward may be charged with manslaughter


March 30th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 30 (ANI): Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward could face manslaughter charges in the United States over his role in the Gulf oil spill.Investigators may quiz the Briton on whether ... Read more...

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Gulf of Mexico oil spill toll was huge, says study


March 30th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 30 (IANS) The whale and dolphin deaths due to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill may have been gravely underestimated. The ecological damage may be 50 times higher ... Read more...

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Scientists find plumes of oily aerosols downwind of the BP oil spill


March 12th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Miami (UM) have discovered two plumes of oil-based pollutants downwind of the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill.The research team offers new insight ... Read more...

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Steve Murawski Asserts That Overfishing In America Has Come To A Close After A Lengthy Time


January 11th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 11, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Steve Murawski is an American, who had ascended to the uppermost post of chief scientist for the National Marine Fisheries Service, which is an entity ... Read more...

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Bacteria ate up methane from Gulf spill, say scientists


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Bacteria consumed the methane released from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico within about four months, say scientists."It was remarkable. We had gone out ... Read more...

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Seal completed on BP’s Gulf of Mexico disaster well


September 19th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (DPA) The final seal on BP's ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is complete, the US official in charge of the disaster said Sunday. Five months after the ... Read more...

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BP to conduct final test on ruptured Gulf well seal


September 19th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (DPA) BP late Saturday was waiting for the cement to set at the bottom of the ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well before testing the strength of the seal. If ... Read more...

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Researchers at the Gulf of Mexico say they’ve found layer of oil on seafloor


September 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – Researchers on Wednesday at the Gulf of Mexico said that they have found a layer of oil as thick as two inches coating the sea floor in ... Read more...

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BP Gulf disaster’s effects: Anger, despair and helplessness


August 31st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): The catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has caused some serious psychological responses - anger, depression and helplessness being the most pronounced.The widespread anger ... Read more...

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BP announces hiring of disaster management and consulting firm


July 30th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS) – BP announced on Friday that it has hired Witt Associates, a public safety and crisis management consulting firm, and consequently its CEO James Lee Witt to ... Read more...

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BP chief executive to step down (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (DPA) BP chief executive Tony Hayward is to step down following intense criticism of his handling of the worst oil spill in US history, the BBC reported Sunday. Hayward negotiated ... Read more...

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BP chief executive Tony Hayward to step down (Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (DPA) BP Plc chief executive Tony Hayward is to step down following intense criticism of his handling of the worst oil spill in US history, British Broadcasting Corporation reported ... Read more...

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Cleanup to resume at US oil spill


July 25th, 2010 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (DPA) Ships will be able to return to the Gulf of Mexico within hours to continue siphoning oil from the BP Plc spill, a spokesman for cleanup coordinators said ... Read more...

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US orders BP to submit oil well cap release plan


July 19th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): The US government has ordered British Petroleum to submit a plan for reopening its capped well in the Gulf of Mexico amid concerns that oil may be ... Read more...

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BP begins critical test of ruptured well


July 14th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (DPA) BP will undertake a critical test in the coming days that could determine whether it can fully seal off the ruptured oil well that has been gushing oil ... Read more...

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Obama Administration sends fourth bill to British Petroleum


July 14th, 2010 - 3:55 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Obama Administration on Tuesday sent the fourth bill to British Petroleum (BP) and other responsible parties for response and recovery operations related to the BP/Deepwater Horizon ... Read more...

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Majority Of Tar Balls Found In Texas Unrelated To BP Oil Spill


July 11th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Majority of the tar balls that washed up on the shores of Texas cannot be traced back to the oil spill in gulf of Mexico, coastal ... Read more...

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Gulf ‘dead zone’ area over 6500 sq miles, oil spill impact unclear: Experts


June 29th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Experts claim that the Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' is expected to be between 6,500 and 7,800 square miles, an area roughly the size of Lake Ontario.The 2010 ... Read more...

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Tar Balls Originating From Gulf Oil Spill Cover Pensacola Beach


June 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Gulf Oil spill has started showing its worse effects. Tuesday night, eight miles of Pensacola beach got covered with tar balls, which ... Read more...

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Macca defends Obama over oil spill


June 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has defended US President Barack Obama's conduct during the oil spill crisis, which was caused by an explosion at BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig ... Read more...

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Oil from Gulf spill could have powered 38,000 cars for a year


June 10th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A professor who tried to look at the Gulf oil spill from a different perspective found that it could have powered 38,000 cars, and 3,400 trucks, and 1,800 ... Read more...

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Mexico oil spill could have powered 1,800 ships for year


June 10th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) If all the oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico had been used for fuel, it could have powered 38,000 cars, 3,400 trucks and ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama Disparages BP CEO, Tony Hayward, For His Uncaring Observations On The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill


June 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
President Barack Obama of America, while being interviewed by the Today Show of NBC, expressed condemmed the recent declarations of the CEO of British Petroleum (BP), Tony Hayward.In those declarations pertaining ... Read more...

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Gulf Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force to meet in Tallahassee, FL


June 8th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- The Gulf Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force on Monday announced that it will hold a meeting on Wednesday in Tallahasse, Florida at the Betty Easley Conference ... Read more...

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BP calls for changes in oil exploration methods


June 4th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (DPA) BP called for a change in oil exploration methods and said the besieged company would be at the movement's forefront during a conference call Friday with worried investors. BP's ... Read more...

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Gulf Coast Poison Centers respond to oil spill


June 4th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by BNO News
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) – More than 100 people have called Gulf region poison centers since the Deepwater Horizon oil platform caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, the ... Read more...

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BP’s economic future in question after announcement of criminal probe into oil spill


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:38 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The economic future of BP was in question on Monday evening when U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder opened a criminal and civil investigation into the Deepwater Horizon ... Read more...

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Mexico oil spill: US prepares for worst


May 31st, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (DPA) The US government is preparing for a months-long disaster in the Gulf of Mexico after the latest attempt by oil giant BP to plug a gushing well ... Read more...

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BP’s top-kill operation temporarily stops oil leak (Lead)


May 27th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (DPA) Oil giant BP's top-kill operation was proceeding as expected Thursday and may have already succeeded in temporarily plugging the leak at a ruptured oil well at the bottom ... Read more...

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Top Kill: BP’s Latest Cork On The Gulf Gusher


May 26th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Gulf of Mexico, May 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP is once more attempting to make yet another foray into the ocean to stem the oil leak that had started with the ... Read more...

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Minerals Management Service employees doing drugs, exchanging pornographic e-mails: US report


May 26th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): In a scathing report on the government's oil drilling regulator, the US Department of Interior's watchdog has accused its employees of accepting gifts from the industry, doing drugs ... Read more...

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