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17/4/2014
Four years ago this week, BP`s Deepwater Horizon drill platform exploded. Eleven workers died that day. Their bodies were never found. Over the next 87 days, 210 million gallons of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. It fouled fishing grounds, ...   
25/3/2014
An unknown amount of oil leaked from BP Plc's Whiting refinery in Indiana into Lake Michigan after a mechanical glitch on Monday afternoon, the company confirmed on Tuesday. The discharge had stopped, the leak was contained, and no ...   
15/3/2014
Despite deaths, federal government does little to monitor oil industry safety By Lise Olson, Houston Chronicle Longview News-Journal The last thing Felipe Saiz saw from behind his trademark mirrored sunglasses was the vast sun-bleached ...   
14/3/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency and BP have reached an agreement that lifts a ban on BP's ability to hold government contracts that has barred the company from bidding on oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters because of the massive ...   
13/2/2014
Hundreds of college students are expected to risk arrest on March 2 outside the White House to pressure President Obama to reject the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline project. Organizers of "XL Dissent" say they hope to stage one of the largest ...   
5/2/2014
Sea ice melting partly because of human-caused climate change could open previously inaccessible Arctic Ocean waters to expanded oil drilling, but the risks of drilling there will be extremely high. As sea ice melts in the Arctic, the ...   
4/2/2014
BP has ruled itself out of drilling for shale gas in the UK, at least for now – indicating it fears its damaged safety record from the Gulf of Mexico spill would make it a target for protesters. Bob Dudley, chief executive of the oil ...   
31/1/2014
The White House has rebuffed repeated protests by some of President Barack Obama's top environmental allies that his climate strategy won't work. The heads of 18 environmental groups went public recently with a complaint they have ...   
30/1/2014
President Barack Obama is sticking to a fossil-fuel dependent energy policy, delivering a blow to a monthslong, behind-the-scenes effort by nearly every major environmental group to convince the White House that the policy is at odds with his ...   
26/1/2014
A federal appeals court decision handed down this week may further complicate Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to drill in the Arctic this summer--plans that were already complicated by the fact that the oil giant had a disastrous Arctic outing in 2012, ...   
10/1/2014
Climate justice leaders send President Obama a message during at Nov. 7 White House protest. Valerie Jarrett Senior Advisor to President Obama The White House Washington, DC 20500 Dear Ms. ...   
3/1/2014
BP has won permission to drill in the clear waters off Greenland, just three and a half years after abandoning similar plans to apply for a licence in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon blowout. Greenpeace said it beggared belief ...   
25/12/2013
BP Plc has failed to persuade a U.S. federal judge to require businesses seeking to recover money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to provide proof that their economic losses were caused by the disaster. U.S. District Judge Carl ...   
20/12/2013
Dolphins living in an area heavily impacted by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill show higher incidences of lung disease, hormonal abnormalities, and other health effects, a new study finds. The research, led by U.S. government ...   
12/12/2013
Shell Oil recently announced plans to resume drilling operations in the Arctic Ocean this summer. The company suffered a string of failures when it tried to drill there last year -- from having its emergency equipment "crushed like a beer can" in ...   
19/11/2013
A serious oil spill in the Arctic is a "dead cert" if drilling goes ahead, with potentially devastating consequences for the pristine region, according to a leading marine scientist who played a key role in analysis of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil ...   
27/10/2013
As the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has worn on -- and it’s now well over two years old -- it’s illuminated the Obama presidency like no other issue. It offers the president not just a choice of policies, but a choice of friends, ...   
23/10/2013
About sundown one Sunday in September, North Dakota farmer Steven Jensen noticed that his combine was running over wet, squishy earth in a wheat field he was harvesting. When he took a closer look, he saw that oil had coated the wheels and that ...   
16/10/2013
An environmental organization with a $350 million war chest, a giant protest vessel, 28 activists and a rubber raft have succeeded in drawing Russian President Vladimir V. Putin into a very public global dispute.Attention is now focused ...   
1/10/2013
BP Plc unnecessarily delayed the capping of its Macondo well and worsened the extent of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill through dithering and indecision, according to allegations by plaintiffs' lawyers on Tuesday that the British company ...   
1/10/2013
A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against No. 2 U.S. oil company Chevron Corp after approving a negotiated settlement, a decision that closes a nearly two-year legal battle over an oil spill in November ...   
29/9/2013
With billions of dollars in penalties at stake, the civil trial of the British oil company BP begins its second phase on Monday, which will set the amount of oil that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion ...   
26/9/2013
Six months after federal officials chastised Shell Oil for its faulty offshore drilling operations in the Arctic, the company has yet to explain what safeguards it has put in place or when it plans to resume exploring for oil in the vulnerable ...   
25/9/2013
It will likely take decades before the deep-sea ecosystem around the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site recovers from the impacts of the environmental disaster, according to new research published in the journal PLOS One. When the well ...   
19/9/2013
Halliburton Co pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges of destroying evidence, stemming from its role in the 2010 BP oil disaster that killed 11 men and sent more than 4 million barrels of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. A ...   

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