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Scientists Say as Much as 79% of Oil Remains in Gulf of Mexico

Aug 17th, 2010 | By admin

A group of scientists say as much as 79 percent of BP Plcs leaked oil remains in the Gulf of Mexico, challenging an Obama administration assessment that the crude is largely gone or rapidly disappearing.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator



Chefs find relief after U.S. Gulf oil leak stops

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

By Richard Leong NEW YORK | Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:10pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – U.S. chefs breathed a collective sigh of relief after BP stopped its massive oil leak in the seafood-rich U.S. Gulf a month ago, but they must still deal with tight supply and high prices in the coming months.
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BP’s Gulf Well May Not Be Permanently Killed Until September

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 16, 2010, 3:06 PM EDT By Mark Chediak and Allison Bennett Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc’s Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico may not be permanently killed until September as U.S. officials consider two options to allow a final plugging procedure from
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Safety Warning Preceded Gulf Rig Blast

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

April 21: In this aerial photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning. (AP) Weeks before the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, the crew was warned not to let down its guard in
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US Navy says 4 ships robbed off Iraqi coast (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By worldnews

BAGHDAD – Gunmen robbed four commercial ships anchored near the southern oil hub of Basra in a rare attack off the Iraqi coast, the U.S.
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Lockerbie families raise new questions over bomber (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By worldnews

LONDON – The regrets of a cancer expert who assessed the only man ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie jetliner bombing have intensified the anger
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With BP spill under control, US looks at drill ban

Aug 15th, 2010 | By admin

Now that the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history has effectively been stopped, the White House is considering an early end to its moratorium on deepwater drilling. But four months after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, regulators have only started to make good on promises to overhaul drilling. Tough measures are stalled in
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Feds: More testing needed on BP’s well before crews can continue with permanent plug

Aug 14th, 2010 | By usnews

AP Aug. 3, 2010: Development Driller III, which is drilling the primary relief well, and the Helix Q4000, background left, the vessel being used to perform the static kill operation, at the site of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS –  The government official overseeing
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Calls to lift US ban on deep-sea drilling gaining momentum with BP’s well nearly plugged

Aug 14th, 2010 | By usnews

NEW ORLEANS –  Now that the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history has effectively been stopped, the White House is considering an early end to its moratorium on deepwater drilling. But four months after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, regulators have only started to make good on promises to overhaul drilling. Tough measures
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Obama Gulf Trip Part Vacation, Part Sales Pitch

Aug 14th, 2010 | By usnews

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is taking his family to the Florida Panhandle for a weekend trip billed as part family vacation, part presidential sales pitch, as he looks to boost the region’s sagging tourism industry in the aftermath of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The president, first lady Michelle
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