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2 hrs ago | UPI

API raises bar on oil spill response

The American Petroleum Institute said its new standard for equipment used in an emergency response to an oil spill resets the bar.

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6 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Scientists Discover New Coral Communities...

Image Caption: A colony of coral from a newly discovered coral community with attached anemones and brittle stars from a site 6 km from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

BP employees email Houston officials over lawsuit

Houston and Harris County officials say they are receiving letters from BP employees who want them to drop a lawsuit over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Related Topix: Transocean, Oil & Gas, Energy, Halliburton

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

BP claim forms circulating in LC area

Over the last couple of weeks someone has been circulating so-called BP oil claim forms in the Lake Charles area.

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Related Topix: Lake Charles, LA, McNeese State University, Hammond, LA

Scotsman.com

BP's fears on Russia sanctions take shine off jump in profits

Oil major BP today reported a 34 per cent surge in second-quarter profits and warned that further sanctions on Russia could have a "material adverse" effect on its finances and operations in the country.

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Science

Hurry up and start fixing the Gulf, U.S. senators say

More than 4 years after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and unleashed a torrent of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, only a trickle of funding for repair of ecological damage has been spent.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Democrat, Bill Nelson

The Times-Picayune

Democrats and Republicans agree: federal government needs to move faster on RESTORE Act

In a change from the usual partisanship, Democrats and Republicans delivered the same message Tuesday: The Obama administration needs to speed up implementation of the 2012 law that distributes Clean Water Act fines from the BP oil spill to the five Gulf States.

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Related Topix: US News, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Mary Landrieu

The Times-Picayune

Oil spill claims administrator opens Metairie assistance center

BP oil spill claims administrator Pat Juneau visited claims centers Monday, June 4, 2012, beginning with the one on Manhatten Boulevard in Harvey.

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Related Topix: Metairie, LA, Harvey, LA, New Orleans, LA, Gretna, LA

Reuters

RPT-BRIEF-BP's second-quarter profit rises 34 pct

* Expect seasonal reduction to be slightly larger than we experienced in same quarters of 2013 due to phasing of these activities.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Development and Practical Application of Petroleum and Dispersant...

EPA Home A Science Inventory A Development and Practical Application of Petroleum and Dispersant Interspecies Correlation Models for Aquatic Species Bejarano, A. AND M. Barron.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why BP Will Overcome Fears To Produce Long-Term Value

That management continues to uncover ways to reward shareholders with higher profits and dividends is a testament to their skill.

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Related Topix: BP plc, Oil & Gas, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Transocean, Chevron Corporation

Washington Post

In the Loop: In the Loop: Obama isn't fond of speaking from the Oval Office

President Obama was last seen speaking from the Oval Office on national television in August 2010.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Washington, US News, George Bush

EurekAlert!

Impact of Deepwater Horizon oil spill on coral is deeper and broader than predicted

A new discovery of two additional coral communities showing signs of damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill expands the impact footprint of the 2010 spill in the Gulf of... A new discovery of two additional coral communities showing signs of damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill expands the impact footprint of the 2010 spill in the Gulf ... (more)

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park

Oil Change

Subsidy Spotlight: Paid to Pollute and Poison

A wife and mother of two from Venice, Louisiana, Kindra Arnesen says her life can be divided into two chapters: before April 20, 2010, and after.

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Related Topix: Venice, LA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

In Rayong, oil spill recovery is only...

Tourists have returned to Koh Samet to find little trace of last year's disaster, but fishermen and marine scientists tell a different story The turquoise sea surrounding Koh Samet bears no visible sign of the crude oil from last year's spill that drew international headlines.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Environment, Science

Sat Jul 26, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Employees of Market Basket deserve praise

This editorial is being written as thousands of Market Basket workers rally in Tewksbury, Mass., in support of ousted Chief Executive Officer Arthur T. Demoulas, lovingly known as Artie T. Arthur T. Demoulas was ousted last month by a faction led by his cousin Arthur S. Demoulas and replaced by Chief Executive Officers Felicia Thornton and James ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tewksbury, MA, Lowell, MA, Opinion

Dominion Post

Greens campaign on clean seas

A ban on deep sea drilling and compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping are among the proposals announced by the Greens today to protect New Zealand beaches from oil spills.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Trial date to be set in ex-BP exec's case

A judge is getting ready to set a new trial date for a former BP executive charged with obstructing a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Woman sentenced for oil spill fraud

A man who thought he'd go in and easily rob an East Texas grocery store Thursday morning ended up getting the scare of his life and leaving empty-handed.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

NOLA.com

Mat of tar from BP oil spill being cleaned up near Pensacola, Fla., newspaper reports

Crews continue working at Fort Pickens beach near Pensacola, Fla., to clean up a large mat of tar submerged in the surf as a result of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, the Pensacola News Journal reports.

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Related Topix: Pensacola, FL

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