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Brazil calls on oil firms to operate responsibly


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called on oil companies to operate responsibly and comply with all environmental regulations after a new crude leak was detected ... Read more...

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Brazil seeking $10 bn from Chevron for oil spill


December 16th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian federal prosecutors are seeking 20 billion reais (some $10 billion) in damages from US oil supermajor Chevron and Swiss-based Transocean for an oil ... 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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BP sues Cameron, Deepwater Horizon owner Transocean over Gulf of Mexico oil spill


April 21st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): British Petroleum (BP) has filed two lawsuits - one against Transocean, the owner of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year, for 40 billion ... Read more...

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Transocean gives bonuses for ’safety’ after Gulf of Mexico oil spill


April 4th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.4 (ANI): The American offshore oil and gas drilling contractor, Transocean, which is also responsible for running the Deepwater Horizon rig, has paid its top executives bonuses for its "best ... Read more...

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‘Gulf oil spill criticises BP for disaster, but charges against company is unlikely’


January 7th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): The US Presidential commission on last year's Gulf oil spill has criticised British Petroleum (BP) for its role in the disaster, but reports indicate that chances of it ... Read more...

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BP’s ‘cost-cutting decisions’ blamed for ‘avoidable’ Gulf of Mexico oil spill


January 6th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6(ANI): The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was an avoidable disaster caused in part by a series of 'cost-cutting decisions' made by BP and its partners, the White ... Read more...

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BP sued over gulf oil spill


December 16th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Justice Department has sued BP and several other companies for their role in the biggest oil spill in the history of the United States. ... Read more...

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BP releases a 193 page investigative report into the Gulf oilrig mishap


September 9th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Transocean Ltd has blamed the design of BP's blow-up well for the April 20 rig accident that claimed the lives of 11 BP workers and led ... Read more...

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Alabama Transports BP And Other Entities To Court Over The Oil Seepage In The Gulf Of Mexico


August 16th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 16, 2010 (Just Flashed): The American state of Alabama in the south is going to take British Petroleum Plc (BP), Transocean and Halliburton to court. This data was mentioned ... Read more...

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BP oil spill: Emergency alarms were disabled to avoid waking up people at night


July 24th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): The testimony of an electronics technician Michael Williams who worked for Transocean, the Geneva-based company that owned the rig, that emergency alarms on board the Deepwater Horizon were ... Read more...

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New Orleans Chef Susan Spicer Sues BP Over Oil Spill


June 30th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Orleans, June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Susan Spicer who happens to be one of the most sought after chefs of New Orleans has gone ahead to have sued BP for ... Read more...

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Feds to launch criminal inquiry into BP


June 2nd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Obama administration has announced that it has started criminal investigations into the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Obama administration has come ... Read more...

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BP To Face Criminal Inquiry By Justice Department


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gulf of Mexico oil spills which is said to be one of the most disastrous oil spill in the recent history of America has pushed ... Read more...

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Maritime laws protecting BP, not Gulf Coast residents - American Association for Justice


May 28th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A hearing on Thursday will examine legal liability issues surrounding the 11 people who died during the Deepwater Horizon explosion, as the American Association for Justice has ... Read more...

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BP working on new approach as Obama loses patience


May 15th, 2010 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (DPA) BP hoped to start siphoning crude oil out of a ruptured well by Saturday, pending its success in inserting a smaller pipe into a larger one to ... Read more...

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President Obama addresses BP oil spill catastrophe


May 15th, 2010 - 3:29 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama met with Cabinet members and administration officials on Friday in order to discuss the ongoing efforts to stop the BP oil spill in the ... Read more...

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Dome Lowered In The Sea To Cap The Oil Spill


May 8th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): To manage the oil spill from getting closer to the coastal zones, employees on Friday lowered an enormous dome into the position over the oil ... Read more...

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BP To Clear Oil Spill, Cost Too Heavy


May 4th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP has declared that it is going to take complete responsibility for the oil spill that has been affecting huge regions of the Gulf Coast. Initially, ... Read more...

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BP Vows To Pay For Gulf-Spill Cleanup


May 4th, 2010 - 2:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 03 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CEO for BP, Tony Hayward told Good Morning America on Monday that BP was not responsible for the horrible oil rig accident, that Transocean LTD was, ... Read more...

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Major oil leak in Gulf of Mexico


April 27th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A considerable oil spill was threatening in the Gulf of Mexico as the US Coast Guard officials corroborated on Saturday that the well at the ... Read more...

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Seven injured, 11 missing after oil rig blast in US


April 21st, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) At least seven people were critically injured and 11 were missing after an explosion at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, the US Coast Guard said ... Read more...

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Oil Rig Blast Off Coast Of La: Critical Injuries & Missing


April 21st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf Coast has left at least 11 missing and seven critically injured, according to the U.S Coast Guard, CNN reports. ... Read more...

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Reliance awards drilling contract to Transocean


April 8th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Leading offshore oil and gas drilling major Transocean Inc said Monday it has won a $828-million, five-year contract from Reliance Industries for a deepwater hydrocarbons basin off the ... Read more...

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