Oil Spill

New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost 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 To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP 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 Found From BP SpillNo 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.
Weather Conditions Blunted Impact Of BP Oil Spill On Lake Michigan: ExpertDemonstrators 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.
Durbin, Kirk Want To Talk To BP Executives About Whiting Oil Spill"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.
BP Raises Estimate Of Lake Michigan Oil Spill
Emanuel Lashes Out At BP Over Lake Michigan Oil SpillChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has lit into BP for the oil leak into Lake Michigan, where cleanup efforts continue.
Malfunction At BP Refinery Causes Oil Spill On Lake MichiganAs 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.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Otter Rescued From 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Dies At SheddAn otter orphaned by the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 has died after spending the past 23 years at the Shedd Aquarium.
Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I DoIn 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 Seek Injunction Over Suburban Oil SpillOfficials asked for a preliminary injunction requiring two pipeline companies to mediate damage from an oil spill last month in southwest suburban Lockport.
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