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Bugs ate 200,000 tonnes of oil spill: Study


September 12th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Hydrocarbon-eating bugs in the Gulf of Mexico cleared over a period of five months at least 200,000 tonnes of oil and natural gas that had spewed ... Read more...

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L&T; quarterly net profit rises 12 percent


August 8th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro Monday reported 12 percent increase in net profit at Rs.746.15 crore for the quarter ended June 30, against Rs.666.17 ... Read more...

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US terms reports of BP resuming Gulf of Mexico drilling as ‘misconception’


April 5th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5(ANI): US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has rejected claims that British petroleum giant BP has reached an agreement to restart drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico.Media reports have ... Read more...

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500K tons of hydrocarbons released during Gulf of Mexico oil discharge


February 14th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Up to 500,000 tons of gaseous hydrocarbons were emitted into the deep ocean, according to a new University of Georgia study.The authors conclude that such a large gas ... Read more...

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New predictive tool to find where the Gulf spill oil has disappeared


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new predictive model based on engineering design tools has been developed by engineers at Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University to predict the environmental fate and ... 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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Massive deep-sea coral die-off discovered near Gulf of Mexico


November 6th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 06 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a massive deep-sea coral die-off this week about 7 miles (11 kilometers) southwest of the source of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.Large communities ... Read more...

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Gulf oil displaced, killed whale sharks?


September 26th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): As an aftermath of one of the largest oil spill accident in the Gulf of Mexico, the feeding habitat of whale sharks has been destroyed, possibly killing ... Read more...

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Massive amounts of oil at bottom of Gulf of Mexico: Report


September 15th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (DPA) There is new evidence that massive amounts of crude oil are sitting at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, a finding that could further undermine the US ... Read more...

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BP completes cementing plugged well


August 6th, 2010 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (DPA) Oil giant BP Plc Thursday completed its cementing job on the well that gushed oil for months into the Gulf of Mexico. The cement followed the heavy drilling mud ... Read more...

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BP’s oil cap holding amid tense wait for test results


July 17th, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (DPA) BP's first successful effort to cap the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico held fast through Friday, but engineers will continue watching tensely for signs ... Read more...

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BP begins test for last effort to cap oil leak


July 15th, 2010 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (DPA) Oil giant BP Wednesday began a critical test to determine whether it can finally stop an oil leak that has been gushing from a ruptured well in the ... 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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Leaking US oil well capped; tests to show how effectively


July 13th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (DPA) The most ambitious attempt yet to halt the oil gushing from the floor of the Gulf of Mexico was underway as a new, tight-fitting cap was successfully placed ... Read more...

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BP to install tighter cap on oil well


July 10th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (DPA) Efforts by BP Plc to replace an existing cap on the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico could begin Saturday, leading to a possible halt of ... Read more...

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US gives BP deadline for answers on oil well cap


July 9th, 2010 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (DPA) The White House Thursday gave BP Plc 24 hours to respond to questions on its plans to replace a containment cap with a tighter seal on the gushing ... Read more...

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US sets deadline for BP on answers to capping oil well


July 8th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (DPA) The White House Thursday gave BP 24 hours to respond to questions on its plans to replace a containment cap with a tighter one on the gushing well ... Read more...

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Gulf of Mexico gusher can spew 100,000 barrels of oil a day: BP document


June 21st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London June 21 (ANI): An internal document from BP released by a U.S. Congressman has estimated that the oil spill from the destroyed Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico can touch ... Read more...

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Louisiana voters rate Bush better than Obama


June 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17(ANI): A new poll has found that Louisiana voters rate former U.S. President George W. Bush's job of handling the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina better than Barack Obama's in ... Read more...

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Gulf of Mexico disaster “is US’ environmental 9/11″, says Obama


June 14th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14(ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has said that the Gulf of Mexico disaster "echoes 9/11" because it will change the nation's psyche for years to come.The massive ongoing oil ... Read more...

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US mounts pressure on BP; Obama heads to Gulf Coast


June 14th, 2010 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (DPA) The US increased pressure on energy giant BP Plc to boost capacity to contain the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, as President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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‘I can’t suck Gulf of Mexico oil spill with a straw,’ says Obama


June 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12(ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama had recently told Louisiana residents battling against the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that he cannot "suck it up with a straw".The massive ... Read more...

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Obama to meet BP heads as oil spill continues


June 12th, 2010 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (DPA) US President Barack Obama will hold his first meeting next week with top officials from oil giant BP, the White House said Friday, as government scientists said ... Read more...

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Ongoing Gulf oil spill wreaking havoc for marine ecology


June 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): The continuing oil spill disaster in Gulf of Mexico is becoming a reason for serious worries as researchers are beginning to collect data on how it is changing ... Read more...

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Oil spill: BP cuts leaking part of well pipe


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (DPA) Oil giant BP succeeded Thursday in cutting a portion of pipe that is gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico, in what US government officials described as ... Read more...

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US stocks decline as Gulf oil spill continues


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (DPA) US stocks fell Tuesday after oil giant BP declared that its most promising effort yet to cap an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico had failed. Shares of ... Read more...

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BP tries new technique after ‘top kill’ fails


May 31st, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London/Washington, May 31 (DPA) After the failure of British Petroluem's "top kill" attempt to seal off the oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, the company is to try a new method ... Read more...

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BP’s top kill failed to seal oil gusher


May 30th, 2010 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (DPA) British Petroleum (BP) failed to seal off the oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico after three days of trying the so-called top kill effort, BP chief operating ... Read more...

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Rep. Waxman expressed dissapointment with BP’s internal investigation into oil spill


May 28th, 2010 - 3:41 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman on Thursday expressed his disappointment with the BP internal investigation into the gulf oil spill."It is ... Read more...

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Gulf Oil leak could take years to subside, would poison aquatic life for years to come


May 14th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): If efforts fail to cap the leaking Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico oil could gush for years-poisoning coastal habitats for decades, experts say.Last week ... Read more...

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The Cleaning Of The BP Oil Spill To Cost Virtually $5 Billion


May 4th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Deteriorating circumstances at the location of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may hasten the flow of BP oil into prolific fishing ... Read more...

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Kentucky awards a combined $530,000 for alternative fuels and renewable energy technologies


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
SOMERSET, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Two Kentucky companies were awarded a combined $580,000 in funding from the Kentucky New Energy Ventures Fund to develop alternative fuels and renewable energy technologies, Governor Steve ... Read more...

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