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Exclusive: BP to Risk Worst Ever Oil Spill in Shetlands Drilling
Internal report warns of ecological disaster if new well bursts
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Deepwater Horizon Report Syphons Off Some Blame From BP
Official findings suggest the oil giant's contractors should share responsibility for the disaster
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Chevron Confirms Gulf of Mexico Oil Leak
REUTERS - A leak from a shallow water crude oil pipeline in the Main Pass Area of the Gulf of Mexico has led Chevron to shut down its offshore Louisiana Main Pass pipeline network, the company said on Tuesday. Chevron has also shut its Cypress line, the company said. About 15,000 barrels per day (...
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The ACLU on Obama and Core Liberties
The ACLU decided to use the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack to comprehensively survey the severe erosion of civil liberties justified in the name of that event, an erosion that -- as it documents -- continues unabated, indeed often in accelerated form, under the Obama administration. The group...
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The Return of the BP Disaster?
Oil is resurfacing again not far from the location of the BP Macondo Well off the Gulf of Mexico, 15 months on.
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The Race Is on for Libya's Oil, With Britain and France Both Staking a Claim
Rebel leaders dismiss suggestions that firm promises have been made, but supportive countries look set to benefit
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A Tweet That Explains Everything
In connection with this matter , I was literally awake all night overseeing (with complete uselessness) the successful birth of six puppies -- an amazing and moving experience that I hope never to repeat again for as long as I live -- and was therefore not planning on writing today as a result of...
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BP Investigates New Oil Sheen in Gulf of Mexico
A new oil sheen has been found in the Gulf of Mexico, although oil giant BP said Thursday the discovery had nothing to do with its operations and was far from the site of its disaster-hit Macondo well. BP spokesman Daren Beaudo said the company had sent several mini-submersibles into the water over...
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Oil Spill Exposes Shell's Ticking Timebomb
The Gannet Alpha spill in the North Sea is a stark reminder of the dangers of ageing rigs and oil company PR
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BPing the Arctic, Again — Fast Tracking Shell’s Dangerous Drilling
One of the riskiest and most destructive extreme energy oil exploration projects on the planet is moving toward implementation without scientific understanding or technical preparedness — Shell’s oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean of Alaska. On August 4, the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management,...
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