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As Tropical Storm Bonnie Breaks Apart Ships Return to the Deepwater Horizon Site

Jul 26, 2010 at 03:53 | Al Fin

Tropical Storm Bonnie broke up over Florida, and is now heading across the Gulf of Mexico as a tropical depression. Some of the mission-critical ships involved in drilling relief wells…

Climate Concerns May Soon be a Thing of the Past as Scientists Work on Splitting CO2

Jul 26, 2010 at 03:31 | Al Fin

A team of scientists at George Washington University and Howard University have devised a theoretical means of splitting CO2, turning the demon gas into either solid carbon or into carbon…

As Hurricane Nears Oil Spill Site Obama Sidesteps Critical Decision

Jul 23, 2010 at 04:51 | Al Fin

BP workers in the Gulf of Mexico have stopped drilling a relief well and are preparing to evacuate the oil spill site as a tropical depression nears. There is a…

Natural Oil Seep Causes White House Panic

Jul 20, 2010 at 05:19 | Al Fin

Officials had worried that the seep — usually a flow of hydrocarbons from the seafloor — could have been evidence that oil, gas or both were escaping from the well…

BP Considers a New Way to Seal the Well: The Static Kill

Jul 20, 2010 at 04:55 | Al Fin

In Kent Wells' 19July evening press briefing, he announced the possibility that BP would attempt a new way to kill the well from the top called "static kill." It is…

Schlumberger Denies Having Deepwater Horizon Mud Logs

Jul 20, 2010 at 03:53 | Wayne Madsen

On July 7, 2010, the Wayne Madsen Report (WMR) reported: "Oil drilling industry inside sources have reported to WMR that 'smoking gun' documents, including what are known as "mud logs"…

Global Oil Industry Forms Response Group to Study Gulf Spill

Jul 15, 2010 at 03:04 | Darrell Delamaide

International oil producers are forming a special group to respond to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and research ways to prevent such an event occurring again. “We remain driven…

BP Committing Ecocide on Islands in Gulf

Jul 13, 2010 at 13:11 | Wayne Madsen

From environmentalists and wildlife specialists to fisherman and businessmen along the Gulf Coast the message is the same: BP is not only strangling the news of what is actually occurring…

An Update on BP’s Efforts to stop the Gulf Oil Spill

Jul 12, 2010 at 08:17 | Al Fin

1. New cap over the blowout preventer (BOP) to allow more efficient oil recovery: BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) told the U.S. Coast Guard late Friday that it would start work…

Killing the Well and Tales of a Whale

Jul 12, 2010 at 03:20 | Al Fin

The leading relief well is now at 17,000 feet, and slowly closing in on the Macondo bore. Meanwhile, on the surface, testing continues on the giant, 21 million gallon a…

Was There a 700 Million Gallon Oil Spill off Saudi Arabia in 1993?

Jul 09, 2010 at 06:08 | The Oil Drum

A mishap during the loading of an oil tanker off Saudi Arabia in 1993 initiated a cascading disaster, resulting in what was the largest offshore oil spill ever, but the…

Research Reports on the Economic and Environmental Impact of Oil Spills

Jul 07, 2010 at 04:29 | Gail Tverberg

Every area of science or of business has its own area of research, literature,  resentations and conferences. Since people in the field tend to read the same literature, this defines…

Capitol Hill Backlash to Gulf Oil Spill Provokes Flurry of Activity

Jul 01, 2010 at 09:32 | Darrell Delamaide

Capitol Hill lawmakers reached a new pitch of activity in reaction to the Gulf oil spill, floating a number of new restrictions and rules and acting to remove the cap…

Alabama State Troopers Moonlighting as BP Security Guards

Jun 25, 2010 at 11:53 | Wayne Madsen

WMR's sources on the Gulf coast report that BP Security personnel are being augmented by off-duty Alabama state troopers and G4S Wackenhut private security guards. The BP Security personnel ensure…

The First OilCane? What Happens if a Hurricane Rides over the Oil Spill

Jun 24, 2010 at 11:45 | Art Horn

The gulf oil spill is bad but it could become much, much worse and soon. The threat is a hurricane moving over the spill. If a hurricane’s violent winds track…

Government Insiders: Get Ready for the Gulf "Dead Zone"

Jun 23, 2010 at 17:50 | Wayne Madsen

Bad news concerning the Gulf oil disaster continues to come from WMR's federal government sources in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers. Emergency…

Secret Footage from the BP Boardroom of Devastating Coffee Spill

Jun 21, 2010 at 23:37 | Editorial Dept

Our inside sources have provided us with secret footage that was filmed in the BP boardroom when a new spill broke out.We cannot reveal our sources, but can let…

Obama Attempt to Push Climate Bill with Oil Spill Outrage Appears to Fail

Jun 17, 2010 at 10:53 | Darrell Delamaide

President Barack Obama’s effort to channel outrage over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico into political momentum for climate change legislation appears to have failed, according to news…

16 Questions About the Gulf Oil Spill that Need Answering

Jun 16, 2010 at 17:38 | Michael Snyder

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is a national nightmare that seems to have no ending.  Every day new details come out that are even more shocking than what we…

9 Important Points about the BP Blowout – Part 1

Jun 15, 2010 at 08:53 | Allen Gilmer

Here is what a couple of offshore drilling engineers told me about the BP Blowout… However, everything is consistent with a well way over budget, company men taking heat from…

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