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The Oil Eating Bacteria That Can Clean Up Crude Spills

The Oil Eating Bacteria That Can Clean Up Crude Spills

Scientists have discovered a rod-shaped…

The Environment

BP Committing Ecocide on Islands in Gulf

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

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