Deepwater Horizon

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Fifth Circuit allows federal safety board review Transocean’s role in Deepwater Horizon incident

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board will be allowed to conduct an in-depth investigation into Transocean’s role in the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig.Deepwater Horizon rig burns after an explosion in ... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Environmentally friendly cars

GREAT inventions can be mind-blowing and even so it leaves a lifelong legacy of the difference or impacts. Today, such great inventions goes way beyond our imaginations, in fact it go beyond producing less harmful impacts to our environment.A "green car" ... [Published Fiji Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

BP Caught Fudging Line Spacing To Max Court Filing Limit

Home   >   Litigation   >   By Sarah Herness on September 19, 2014September 19, 2014Lawyers for BP got a sharp rebuke from District Court Judge Carl Barbier for adjusting the formatting of a filing to squeeze six extra pages into the court-mandated ... [Published Today's General Counsel - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

BP and the Three Stooges defense

Forget Stephen King. If you want scary, read U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier's 150-page Findings of Fact released in the Deepwater Horizon case.Although the judge found BP liable for “gross negligence,” some U.S. media failed to mention that Barbier ... [Published Axis of Logic - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Subpoenas Upheld in Gulf Oil Spill Probe

By ERIK DE LA GARZANEW ORLEANS (CN) - A handful of administrative subpoenas issued by the federal agency investigating the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill are allowed to stand, the 5th Circuit ruled Thursday.Transocean Deepwater Drilling ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Author Christine Bader explains corporate idealism

After working for close to a decade for BP on projects in Indonesia and China, followed by a stint at the U.N., Christine Bader was ready to dive back into the multinational CSR work that she loved. And then the Deepwater Horizon disaster hit, exposing ... [Published GreenBiz - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Opinion: Deepwater debt -- why BP should have to pay for the Deepwater Horizon incident

in New Orleans, La. (Photo Courtesy of Infrogmation/Wikimedia Commons)Opinions do not necessarily reflect CUIndependent.com or any of its sponsors.Roughly four years ago in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, a cement seal on a deep-sea oil rig exploded, ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

BP asks Texas Supreme Court for ruling that would cut spill costs

Fuel Fix: AUSTIN — Seeking to shave its liability for polluting the Gulf of Mexico in the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, BP asked the Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday to grant a favorable interpretation of an insurance policy.For the company, ... [Published I360 Gov - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Deepwater Horizon Ruling Puts Focus on Prevention

A US judge’s decision to slap BP with a finding of gross negligence in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill case could have a ripple effect on shipowners, maritime lawyers say.Last week’s decision by District Judge Carl Barbier exposes the UK-headquartered ... [Published Breaking Energy online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Applications to begin in fall for $500 million in Gulf studies program

23:4230-year research initiative in response to BP oil disasterSept. 15, 2014The National Academy of Sciences expects to start taking applications this fall for the $500 million assigned to the 30-year Gulf Research Program, set up as a result of criminal ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. District Court finds BP grossly negligent in Deepwater Horizon oil spill

, U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier issued a ruling holding that BP Exploration & Production Inc. is subject to enhanced civil penalties under the Clean Water Act (CWA) because the deadly April 20, 2010 blowout, explosion, fire and massive oil spill ... [Published Lexology - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

US govt attack on BP shows readiness for court battle

WASHINGTON: In accusing BP Plc of gross negligence and willful misconduct over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the U.S. Justice Department has shown that it is prepared for a bruising court struggle with the London-based oil giant.Government lawyers ... [Published Daily Times - Sep 14 2014]

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Fifth Circuit allows federal safety board revie... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - 11 hours ago]
Letter to the Editor: Resisting the Corrupt Oil... [Published Noozhawk.com - Sep 20 2014]
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Environmentally friendly cars [Published Fiji Times - Sep 19 2014]
Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - 5th Circuit... [Published Mealey - Sep 19 2014]
HOPE Coalition America Makes Readiness a Priori... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
Media coverage creates oil spill amnesia — so d... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 19 2014]
BP Caught Fudging Line Spacing To Max Court Fil... [Published Today's General Counsel - Sep 19 2014]
Will BP plc & HSBC Holdings plc Follow Tesco PL... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Sep 19 2014]
BP and the Three Stooges defense [Published Axis of Logic - Sep 19 2014]
Subpoenas Upheld in Gulf Oil Spill Probe [Published Courthouse News Service - Sep 19 2014]
Author Christine Bader explains corporate idealism [Published GreenBiz - Sep 19 2014]
The FTSE 100′s Hottest Growth Stocks: BP plc [Published Interactive Investor - Sep 19 2014]
Economic advisor for oil and gas industry defen... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Sep 19 2014]
The FTSE 100′s Hottest Growth Stocks: BP plc [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Sep 19 2014]
CSU sociologist to discuss how youth shine foll... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
Court Divides Over Agency's Subpoena Power in D... [Published Law.com - Newswire - Sep 19 2014]
Agency can look at rig owner's role in oil spill [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Whale Woes: NRDC Petitions for Endangered Speci... [Published NRDC Worldview - Sep 18 2014]
Wild Well unveils Singapore capping stack [Published Offshore Engineer - Sep 18 2014]
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Media coverage creates oil spill amnesia — so d... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 19 2014]
Remember how, after the Exxon Valdez disaster, the nation, horrified by the oil industry’s slapdash safety standards, fixed the system and ended oil spills? You don’t? So how about when after the BP Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, when the world realized ...
Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s O... [Published TIME.com - Sep 18 2014]
Originally appeared on OilPrice.com For the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, Syria and Iraq were a good place to start their campaign, but in order to survive and prosper it knew from the outset that it had no choice but to set its sights ...
Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s O... [Published The China Blog - Sep 18 2014]
Originally appeared on OilPrice.com More The Case for Staying Connected Why China’s Insatiable Appetite For Coal Has Likely Peaked Dwyer Broke Wife's Nose With Head-Butt, Police Say NBC News Wildfire Balloons to Nearly Five Times Size of Manhattan ...
Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s O... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 18 2014]
Originally appeared on OilPrice.com More The Case for Staying Connected Why China’s Insatiable Appetite For Coal Has Likely Peaked Dwyer Broke Wife's Nose With Head-Butt, Police Say NBC News Wildfire Balloons to Nearly Five Times Size of Manhattan ...
Unique and endangered: Why we need to protect t... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Sep 18 2014]
Sylvia Fallon, Senior Scientist, Washington, DC Until recently, scientists recognized just two subspecies of Bryde’s whales (pronounced Broo-dus) worldwide  – the Eden form and the Bryde’s form. The 30- to 50-feet baleen whales (the kind that filter ...
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Halliburton Pays Up [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Sep 02 2014]
Pay Up, BP [Published Slate Magazine - May 19 2014]
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Law Finance Group Continues To Fund Attorneys W... [Published Financial Services - Jun 24 2014]
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