Posts Tagged ‘deepwater-horizon’

The BP Well Is Dead, but Challenges Live On for Gulf

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Federal officials declared Sunday that the well where the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded had finally been killed. The “nightmare well” is dead. But the bad dream isn’t over.

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The BP Well Is Dead, but Challenges Live On for Gulf

US Says Most Oil From Spill Poses Little Additional Risk

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Only about 26 percent of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon leak is still in the water or onshore, but most of it is diluted and breaking down rapidly, officials say. The NYT reports

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US Says Most Oil From Spill Poses Little Additional Risk

In Gulf, It Was Unclear Who Was in Charge of Oil Rig

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

A hodgepodge of oversight agencies granted exceptions to rules, allowed risks to accumulate and made a disaster more likely on the Deepwater Horizon rig, the New York  Times reports.

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In Gulf, It Was Unclear Who Was in Charge of Oil Rig