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Colombian firm makes oil find


August 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's Ecopetrol and two US joint venture partners have discovered oil and gas at a deep-water well in the US Gulf of Mexico, the Bogota-based firm ... 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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Another Oil Rig Explosion In The Gulf Of Mexico Coast, No Spill Reported


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday another offshore oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico area near the site of the disastrous British Petroleum oil spill triggering fear of ... Read more...

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BP begins ’static kill’ at ruptured US oil well


August 4th, 2010 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New Orleans, Aug 4 (DPA) Oil company BP Plc Tuesday began the long-awaited pumping of mud into the ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico - the so-called "static kill" to permanently ... Read more...

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Russia proposes setting up special fund for tackling oil spills


June 28th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia proposes setting up of a special fund for tackling consequences of oil spills as well as to insure against such risks and Moscow will pass a ... Read more...

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Undersea Robots On Damage Control Mode At Gulf Oil Spill


June 27th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Louisiana, June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP has employed an army of advanced and capable submersible robots to stop the oil gush from the deepwater Horizon rig at the Gulf of ... Read more...

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US government appeals court defeat on drilling moratorium


June 24th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (DPA) The US government sought to keep its moratorium on offshore oil drilling in place, filing an appeal against an earlier court order to end the ban. The government ... Read more...

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Birds Frozen In Oil Battling For Survival In Louisiana Coast


June 6th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Louisiana, June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The gulf of Mexico oil spill is taking its toll on Wildlife finally with the sea birds falling prey to the water coated with thick ... Read more...

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Furious Obama pulls up oil giant BP for wasteful advertising, shareholder doles


June 5th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Gulf of Mexico (US), June 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obam has ripped the British oil giant, British Petroleum (BP), for blowing cash on advertising and dividends for shareholders."What I don't want ... Read more...

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Oil Spill Cleanup Workers Fall Sick


May 30th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New Orleans, May 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, the cleanup workers who have been working night and day to clean up the oil spill that is already causing havoc, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US oil rigs inspect their own key safety equipment


May 12th, 2010 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
New Orleans (US), May 12 (DPA) Government regulators are not required to conduct independent reviews of an oil rig's blow-out preventer, the fail-safe mechanism that failed to seal off the well ... Read more...

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Russia, UAE offer help in tackling oil spill


May 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have offered their assistance in tackling the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the US Department of State has ... Read more...

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Massive oil slick inches closer to Louisiana coast


April 30th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (DPA) A massive crude-oil slick from an exploded rig in the Gulf of Mexico inched closer to the mouth of the Mississippi river late Thursday as the government ... Read more...

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Underwater Vehicles Used To Obstruct Rig Oil Leak


April 27th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New Orleans, Apr 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States emergency workers are taking a number of steps to stop the leaking of an oil well off the Louisiana coast that is ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal puts Louisiana on hurricane alert


November 9th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Louisiana State's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency as the US Gulf Coast braced for the arrival of Hurricane Ida. Forecasters predict that ... Read more...

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The Weather Channel had the highest cume of any cable network during coverage of Hurricane Gustav


September 6th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
ATLANTA – September 4, 2008 -- Across the three-day coverage of Hurricane Gustav last Saturday through Monday, The Weather Channel reached 65 million unduplicated viewers, achieving the highest cume of any cable ... Read more...

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