Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
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.
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.
As many as 500 gallons of crude oil spilled onto the shore of Lake Michigan in Whiting, Ind., following an accident Monday afternoon at the BP refinery.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
An otter orphaned by the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 has died after spending the past 23 years at the Shedd Aquarium.
In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
Officials asked for a preliminary injunction requiring two pipeline companies to mediate damage from an oil spill last month in southwest suburban Lockport.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced an order setting deadlines for completion of cleanup and restoration work where an oil pipeline spill was discovered Tuesday near south suburban Lockport.
For the second time in the past four months, south suburban Romeoville has been hit by a crude oil spill.