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Work remains to clean BP spill, NWF says

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem is still showing effects from the 2010 oil spill, the National Wildlife Federation said.

Florida man guilty of $1 million fraud in BP oil spill claims

MIAMI, April 17 (UPI) -- A South Florida man has been convicted of scamming more than $1 million from a program for people financially harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Protesters show up at BP trial to mark 3rd anniversary of spill

NEW ORLEANS, April 16 (UPI) -- Demonstrators marched Tuesday outside the federal courthouse in New Orleans where a judge was hearing testimony on the 2010 Macondo oil spill.
Agriculture blamed in ocean 'Dead Zone'

Agriculture blamed in ocean 'Dead Zone'

NEW ORLEANS, April 9 (UPI) -- A water pollution problem in the Gulf of Mexico doesn't come from oil rigs but from farm fields a thousand miles away in the U.S. Midwest, scientists say.

Microbes ate Macondo oil in Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Micro-organisms in the Gulf of Mexico cleaned oil from the 2010 oil spill better than expected though long-term effects are uncertain, U.S. researchers found.

NWF finds lingering BP spill effects

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- The maritime ecosystem in the Gulf of Mexico is still feeling the effects of the 2010 oil spill, a report from the National Wildlife Federation said.

Transocean loses case against safety board

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said it was relieved that a Texas court threw out a challenge to its jurisdiction in the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

Future of Levantine Basin

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March 26 (UPI) -- Seminar on "Covering the Oil & Gas Sector" looks at energy developments an the media in Lebanon.
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Co: Crew should have done more on spill

Co: Crew should have done more on spill

NEW ORLEANS, March 19 (UPI) -- The head of Transoceans Ltd. told a New Orleans court Tuesday crew members should have done more to prevent a 2010 well blowout that soiled gulf waters.

U.S. gulf oil production to rebound

HOUSTON, March 19 (UPI) -- Oil production in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to increase in 2013, the first such increase in four years, an economic analysis says.

BP: Some Gulf damage payments too high

NEW ORLEANS, March 16 (UPI) -- Oil giant BP says the administrator of a fund set up to compensate victims of the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill has set payments that are too generous.
Halliburton denies role in 2010 oil spill

Halliburton denies role in 2010 oil spill

NEW ORLEANS, March 12 (UPI) -- A Halliburton official testified he was aware of some irregularities in the cement from the Macondo well after the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Halliburton denies role in 2010 oil spill

NEW ORLEANS, March 12 (UPI) -- Oil services contractor Halliburton was aware of issues with cement used at a Gulf of Mexico well but denies it had a role in a 2010 spill, an official said.

Apache gives update on near-blowout

HOUSTON, March 1 (UPI) -- Well-control operations used to prevent a February blowout at a well in the Gulf of Mexico have been completed successfully, Apache Corp. said.

Civil trial under way over BP oil spill

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Testimony began this week in a civil trial to determine how to share the blame for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP touted safety before 2010 oil disaster

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A lawyer working for BP said the company touted its safety record in statements five days before the 2010 oil platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

Green groups want BP held accountable

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Showing BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico should be a "clear-cut case," said an environmental advocate.
Settlement may forming in BP trial

Settlement may forming in BP trial

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A settlement is beginning to form as the trial against BP gets under way in New Orleans, a source told The New York Times.

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BP's Deepwater Horizon trial to begin

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department said it will prove that BP was grossly negligent in the way it handled a 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP heads to court in 2010 oil spill

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The case against BP in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is set to go to trial but the New York Times said Saturday government lawyers want to settle out of court.

EU drafts plans for offshore oil spills

BRUSSELS, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The European Union said it was taking a lessons-learned approach from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spilt in drafting its own offshore safety rules.

Transocean sets deep-water record

ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Rig owner Transocean said it set a record for the deepest water depth by an offshore rig off the eastern coast of India.

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