Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
The Justice Department says BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to pay $210,000 following surprise inspections at a Baltimore area oil terminal.
In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
Out of sight doesn’t always mean out of mind. At least not along the Gulf Coast. Last year’s huge BP oil spill is still very much an on-going worry.
This country’s worst case of underground drinking water contamination happened in Jacksonville, Baltimore County.
Dissecting a disaster. Even before it was finally stopped, the massive oil spill in the Gulf prompted President Barack Obama to appoint a commission to investigate.