Posts Tagged ‘mexico’

Robots Begin Removing Oil Well Cap, Oil Flows Freely

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Robotic submarines removed the cap from the gushing well in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, beginning a period of at least two days when oil will flow freely into the sea.

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BP Resumes Oil Capture After Derrick Fire Forces Shutdown

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

BP’s oil collection system on its gushing leak in the Gulf of Mexico has restarted after a fire prompted a shutdown for several hours Tuesday.

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Obama Tells UK No Hard Feelings over BP Oil Spill

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

The British government says President Barack Obama has reassured Prime Minister David Cameron that his frustration over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is not an attack on Britain.

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US Confirms Second Gulf Spill—but It’s Very Small

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

The U.S. Department of Interior said Tuesday that oil has been leaking from a non-BP well into the Gulf of Mexico, but pointed out that the size of the leak is negligible.

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US Confirms Second Gulf Spill—but It’s Very Small

BP Shares Jump on First Major Oil Spill Progress

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Shares in oil major BP rose Monday after the company said it was capturing most of the oil gushing from its leaking Gulf of Mexico well.

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BP Struggles With Gulf Leak, Faces Threats on Liability Cap

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

A flotilla of nearly 200 boats tackled a massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, taking advantage of calm weather to intensify the fight to reduce the spill and limit its impact on the U.S. shoreline.

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BP Struggles With Gulf Leak, Faces Threats on Liability Cap

Surface Area of Gulf Oil Spill Appears to Have Tripled

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

The surface area of a catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill quickly tripled in size amid growing fears that the slick could become vastly more devastating than expected.

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Surface Area of Gulf Oil Spill Appears to Have Tripled