Oil Spill Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Seabirds coated in oil, as Petrotrin spill enters the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Trinadad Express

    ... secretary Gary Aboud called on Petrotrin to reveal what measures were being used to contain the damage of the oil spill. Aboud questioned whether Petrotrin plans to use oil dispersant, Corexit in the clean-up operations, which are contrary to the ...


  2. An Overview of 2010Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2011 | Free WebSite Content

    The year of 2010 was considered a rough year for the United States. There was a variety of economic issues, a tragic oil spill, and two tumultuous wars.


  3. Large Claims Becoming More Expensive, Complex & Global: AllianzRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    ... it continued. The largest corporate liability loss in recent years was BP's 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, which has a price tag of $61.6 billion, "covering multiple liability settlements with federal and state authorities, ...


  4. Florida scientists headed for Cuba to study what it looks like before any oil spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Florida Trend

    ... and some do not even exist yet. [Source: Tallahassee Democrat ] One of the major problems with the 2010 BP oil spill, say scientists, is that no one - not the government, not the oil companies, not even universities - had taken base line ...


  5. UT sophomore patents innovative oil spill prevention deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Daily Texan

    Jerath spent more than 800 hours developing his design for an improved cofferdam, one of the tools British Petroleum utilized during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Jarath's cofferdam started as a high school science fair project, but he has since been featured on the 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30: Energy list and selected as a United Nations Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals for his invention.


  6. Protective Coating Could Prevent Pipeline CloggingRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | PaintSquare

    ... The explosion and blowout at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig occurred on April 21, 2010. It led to the worst oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry - 210 million gallons of oil leaked into the Gulf of Mexico - and 11 crewmembers were ...


  7. The Gulf shows some small signs of recovery, seven years after Deepwater HorizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | WNED

    It's been seven years this month since a drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico , releasing millions of barrels of oil into the ocean from its damaged wellhead. It's thought to be the worst offshore oil spill in US history; even months later, hot oil continued to gush from the well, while oil-covered birds and tar balls washed up on beaches.


  8. People are willing to pay a lot to prevent another BP-like oil spillRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | Environmental Economics

    Thanks to a team of scientists who conducted a six-year study into the effects of the 134-million-gallon spill, we now have a more accurate picture of the devastating consequences-and also how desperately we want to reduce our dependency. To relate the true damages of an oil spill of this magnitude, researchers set out to equate the damage in monetary terms, as so often we view natural resources as permanent and limitless.


  9. 3 Beaten-Up Big Oil Stocks: Are They Bargains?Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | Fox News

    ... in 2010, the company slashed its then-record-high dividend back in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizons oil spill. At nearly 7%, BP's yield is nearly twice that of ExxonMobil's. But that doesn't necessarily mean BP's stock is twice as cheap. You ...


  10. Recent Technology Advances for Effective Oil Spill ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | HAZMAT Magazine

    Collaborators from Exxon Mobil Corporation and Oil Spill Response Ltd. recently presented a conference paper at the SPE Health, Safety, Security, Environment, & Social Responsibility Conference on technology advances for effective oil spill response. In their conference paper, they claim that there is a public perception that little has changed with respect to the tools used to clean up an oil spill.


  11. Triumph negotiations near finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Walton Sun

    A bill that was supposed to funnel $300 million to Northwest Florida in the first payment of Triumph Gulf Coast oil spill damages is in jeopardy of not passing, as a last-minute, heated dispute over whether the funds could be spent on economic incentive payments to companies plays out. With 10 business days until the end of the Legislative session, state senators including George Gainer, R-Panama City, as well as Gov. Rick Scott, are insisting the Triumph Gulf Coast funds be allowed to be spent on economic incentives for companies to locate in the Panhandle.


  12. {Watch} Passenger ferry crashes into Canary Islands pierRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | SFGate

    A passenger ferry has crashed into a pier in the Canary Islands, causing an oil slick from damaged underwater fuel pipes. An emergency operation was launched to control and clean up the three-kilometre slick. Among the 140 passengers, only minor injuries were reported. Media: Euronews News


  13. Washington State University, Gulf Oil Spill, Library of Congress, More: Sunday Buzz, April 23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | ResearchBuzz

    ... College Record (1892-1893); yes, that's in here too." Eckerd College: New Online Resource Catalogs Years of Gulf Oil Spill Research . "Seven years of research on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill by scientists including Eckerd College professors and ...


  14. Emergency teams race to contain oil slick after ferry crash at popular holiday resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Emergency teams in the Canary Islands raced on Saturday to contain a three-kilometre oil slick caused by a ferry crashing into underwater fuel pipes, the regional government said in a statement. Emergency teams in the Canary Islands raced on Saturday to contain a three-kilometre oil slick caused by a ferry crashing into underwater fuel pipes, the regional government said in a statement.


  15. Deepwater Horizon: Seven years after explosion and oil spill, study finds cleanup workers got sickerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    On the seventh anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the health impacts that the spewing oil had on the people who came into contact with it are still raising questions about how the cleanup was handled. The latest studies by the National Institutes of Health found that the thousands of workers who came into contact with the oil that coated the coastlines of four states in 2010 were more susceptible to health woes during the cleanup, according to Dale Sandler, chief of the NIH's epidemiology branch.


  16. 7 years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Louisiana dolphins struggle to reproduceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | 1560 KNZR

    Seven years ago today, an explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, killing 11 workers and triggering the worst oil spill in U.S. history. It took 87 days to cap the well.


  17. Welch: The right signals from WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Daily World

    ... made by both industry and federal regulators in the seven years since the Deepwater Horizon accident and gulf oil spill. Among the improvements are a new Center for Offshore Safety established by industry to coordinate safe operations and the ...


  18. BP trying to get leaking oil well under control on Alaska's North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... situation report Saturday afternoon. BP, whose Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico blew out and caused the largest oil spill in U.S. history, has responded to questions about the well, but information was limited and there was no estimate about ...


  19. Coating developed at MIT could stop buildup of hydrate ices that slow or block oil and gas flowRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2017 | World News Report

    ... tes are potentially explosive and are largely responsible for the initial failure to contain the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that rocked the ( continue reading )


  20. New Orleans Law Firms Earn $88 Million from BP Oil Spill LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | JD Journal

    The 2010 BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico was an environmental disaster but a huge payday for the 122 law firms involved in the class-action lawsuit following the incident. According to The Salt Lake Tribune , the firms will divide $700 million in fees from the litigation, and two Louisiana law firms will get a large chunk of the money, roughly $87.8 million each.