Thursday, December 25, 2014

US government assume greater responsibility for oil spill

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The spill is now bigger than first imagined – five times more than initially estimated – and could turn into one of the biggest in US history. An estimated 5000 barrels of oil a day are flowing from the well because of leaks caused by the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform last week, […]

Gulf Oil Spill is five times larger than previously estimated

December 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The United States Coast Guard said that five times more oil as previously thought is spewing into the Gulf of Mexico from the blown-out well of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. Coastguard Rear Admiral Mary Landry said National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) experts reported about 5,000 barrels a day were now thought to be gushing […]

Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico Grows Off

December 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

A growing dark slick of oil disfigures the Gulf of Mexico after an oil rig exploded off the Louisiana coast caused by the Transocean Ltd. Deepwater Horizon last Thursday. The US coast guard discovered the leak on Saturday, two days after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig leased by BP PLC sank off the coast of […]

Oil spill confirmed on sunken rig

November 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

NEW ORLEANS—Contrary to reports last Friday that there is no oil spill occuring in the sunken oil rig that exploded in Mexico earlier this week,the US Coast Guard confirmed that today they discovered an estimated 1,000 barrels (42,000 gallons) of oil per day.Bad weather condition has hindered authorities efforts to fix it. “We are classifying […]

No Leaks from the Sunken Oil Rig

November 10, 2014 by · 1 Comment 

NEW ORLEANS-The 11 missing workers of the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico by Deepwater Horizon has not yet been found.The crew is still being sought as of the moment by rescuers after a thunderous explosion last Tuesday morning. Meanwhile,US Coast Guard Rear Adm. Mary Landry said that the no crude oil has […]

New Oil Rig Explosion in Gulf of Mexico from Mariner Energy

September 3, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

New Oil Rig Explosion in Gulf of Mexico from Mariner Energy – A lot of people are worried as another oil rig explosion has sparked in the Gulf of Mexico. Many fear that another version of the “BP oil spill” might happen again which started when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig owned by BP exploded […]

Excessive Oil Dispersants Said to Have Been Used by BP in the Gulf Spill

August 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

If you were the Coast Guard which would you pick as the lesser of two evils, having oil gushing from a broken oil well or using excessive oil dispersants to break down the massive amounts of oil that have already caused unimaginable damage to the marine life in the Gulf of Mexico? It has not […]

BP CEO Tony Hayward Exits Soon According To Sources

July 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In as much as the controversy that BP has been facing for months, its CEO, Tony Hayward has been dealing with so much scrutiny on the way he handled the situation. The US government, especially the US congressmen were not happy with all his answers when we faced them on an energy and commerce hearing […]

Tropical Storm Could Delay Gulf Oil Spill’s Permanent Fix

July 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There is a tropical storm that formed near the Bahamas Thursday morning which could threaten efforts to permanently contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend. According to CNN meteorologist Sean Morris, the weather system showed significant signs of intensification during the overnight hours with thunderstorm activity increasing. Furthermore, several forecast models […]

China Oil Spill Continues to Spread: Oil Spill Clean Up Efforts Began

July 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

China Oil Spill Continues to Spread: Oil Spill Clean Up Efforts Began – BP oil spill, the largest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is not yet completely contained when a new oil spill in China emerged. The China oil spill started when a pipeline owned by China National Petroleum Corporation located at the […]

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