Workers and management at BP have reached a tentative agreement that would end a months-long strike at the refinery in Whiting, Ind.
Local environmental activists have said they’re not getting the answers they want from City Hall about an oil spill that occurred in northwest Indiana a year ago this week.
Workers are picketing at oil plants across the country including in Whiting, Indiana. They tell CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross the strike is not about wages, but safety.
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.
A rally was held in the former company town of Marktown Park in East Chicago, over the weekend to call attention to what activists say are environmentally unsound practices used by BP in Whiting.
No new oil has been found floating in Lake Michigan or at the bottom of a cove following further inspection Sunday of the spill site near the BP Refinery in Whiting, Ind.
Demonstrators and public officials are seething about BP’s oil spill on the Indiana lakefront, but CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports the damage could have been worse.
“Any unanticipated spill is cause for concern, but given the Whiting refinery’s recent expansion of its operations to double the amount of heavy oil sands being processed, this spill raises questions about the long-term safety and reliability of BP’s new, expanded production at Whiting,” they wrote.
WHITING, Ind. (AP) –– Oil giant BP has raised its estimate of how much crude oil spilled into Lake Michigan during a malfunction at its northwestern Indiana refinery. BP said Thursday a preliminary estimate shows […]
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has lit into BP for the oil leak into Lake Michigan, where cleanup efforts continue.
Customers of BP could be in line for a few bucks, if they unknowingly bought tainted gasoline last summer.
With a gallon of regular unleaded now going for an average of $4.70 per gallon, Chicago’s gas prices are even higher than Hawaii’s.
While the temperature may have you confused about what season it is, gas prices will tell you it’s almost summer time, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
BP initially paid Brian Cebra $9,400 for an initial round of bad-gas repairs. But then six weeks later when his wife was driving the truck died. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Fire swept through a carwash next to a BP gas station in Naperville on Friday, causing about $300,000 in damage.
BP’s interest in buying land next to its Whiting Refinery has riled up some residents of a small but historic community in Northwest Indiana.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
A suburban family has been trying to get help from BP, after their car was crippled this summer, in the wake of a fuel contamination problem at their refinery in Whiting, Ind.
More than a week after it discovered it had delivered millions of gallons of bad gasoline, customers can search a list of stations that had the contaminated product.
Thieves are getting creative in northwest Indiana, stealing nearly 2,500 gallons of fuel from three gas stations.