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The Oil Eating Bacteria That Can Clean Up Crude Spills

The Oil Eating Bacteria That Can Clean Up Crude Spills

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

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

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

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…

Winners and Losers from The Gulf Oil Spill

Winners and Losers from The Gulf Oil Spill

Jun 13, 2010 at 13:10 | Robert Bryce

The oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico provides a near-perfect onshore platform for political demagoguery. That demagoguery was evident last week during just a few minutes of channel…

Europe Forced to Recalculate Climate Change Policies

Europe Forced to Recalculate Climate Change Policies

Jun 10, 2010 at 17:11 | Energy Tribune

Last week, the European Union’s energy ministers swiftly stepped in to finally put an end to growing calls to unilaterally increase the block’s emission-cutting target to 30%, as economic concerns…

The Gulf Oil Spill and Efforts to Cap the Well

The Gulf Oil Spill and Efforts to Cap the Well

Jun 06, 2010 at 11:44 | Strategic Studies

Below is a Q and A Interview with Frank Verrastro, senior vice president and director of the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies…

Will a Tactical Nuclear Weapon be Used to stop the Gulf Oil Spill?

Will a Tactical Nuclear Weapon be Used to stop the Gulf Oil Spill?

Jun 04, 2010 at 10:30 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

I have never been able to use my talents both as a securities analyst and a nuclear weapons designer simultaneously, but British Petroleum (BP) has at last enabled me to…

Just How Much Oil is Leaking into the Gulf

Just How Much Oil is Leaking into the Gulf

May 29, 2010 at 10:00 | Geoffrey Styles

The question of the week seems to be just how much oil is leaking from the damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico. I have steered away from the controversy…

A Detailed Guide of BP’s plan to Stop the Oil Spill: The Top Kill

A Detailed Guide of BP’s plan to Stop the Oil Spill: The Top Kill

May 26, 2010 at 08:01 | The Oil Drum

The next attempt to shut off the flow from the leaking BP well in the Gulf is still aimed to occur early Wednesday. The attempt will use the “top kill”…

Could There Be A Bright Side To the Gulf of Mexico Disaster

Could There Be A Bright Side To the Gulf of Mexico Disaster

May 20, 2010 at 07:52 | Michael Economides

Although the US petroleum industry is understandably in a state of panic after the recent spill in the Gulf of Mexico and some, both friend and foe, have even resorted…

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