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Gulf of Mexico, June 2010
BP will pay a $25 million civil penalty for its 2006 Alaska oil spills, or over $4,900 per barrel, in the largest such fine to date for an oil accident
BP Plc's $85 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice for oil spills in Alaska in...
May 4, 2011 | Read More
The oil industry is pushing hard to drill in the Arctic but is unprepared to clean up an oil spill, according to a Pew study
The next big offshore oil disaster could take place in the remote Arctic seas where hurricane-force...
Nov 11, 2010 | Read More
BP's pre-tax profits for the third quarter of 2010 down to $1.8bn, compared with $4.98bn a year ago.
BP said today it expects the cost of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster to be $7.7bn (£4.8bn)...
Nov 2, 2010 | Read More
One analyst says the company may emerge from the ordeal "reinvigorated."
by Andrew Clark, Guardian The final "killing" of BP's leaking well in the Gulf of...
Sep 21, 2010 | Read More
Chevron, Occidental, Exxon Mobil, Petrochina and Murphy Oil all score poorly in industry risk ranking
Within the first two weeks of April’s Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, $36 billion of BP's market...
Sep 16, 2010 | Read More
Louisiana’s predicament is the plight of the entire US, writ large.
by Jason Mark, Earth Island Journal About 7,000 years ago, global sea levels stabilized and the...
Aug 22, 2010 | Read More
Digging up every egg from every nest on the Gulf coast from Mississippi to Florida
GULF SHORES, AL. -- Every morning, Peggy Lively is up before dawn to survey the beach in front of...
Aug 17, 2010 | Read More
Fishing grounds are full of oil-soaked marsh grass and tarballs, with shrimp season set to open next week, locals say
HOPEDALE, LA.— In the small towns of coastal Louisiana, the widespread consensus is that the oil...
Aug 11, 2010 | Read More
100% mortality reported in some oyster beds as operations assess damage
HOUMA, LA.--- A mucky pile of oysters rattles onto a metal table as captain Jesus Zarraga guides...
Aug 5, 2010 | Read More
Weeks away from bankruptcy, many claimants face choice between lump-sum settlements and uncertain, lengthy litigation
by Tim Webb, Guardian BP will begin its legal offensive this month to cap its liabilities from...
Aug 2, 2010 | Read More