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A large portion of fines that BP Plc may pay for its role in the worst oil spill in U.S. history should go toward fixing the damage caused to Gulf Coast states, a federal official said on Tuesday
29 September 2010 , 06:41Reuters20350
The Obama administration on Tuesday ordered federal offshore-oil regulators to recuse themselves from official actions involving companies that employ their family members or close friends. It also placed new restrictions on regulators' oversight of companies they once worked for.
01 September 2010 , 12:24The Wall Street Journal13450
BP PLC plans to move ahead with replacing the blowout preventer that sits atop the well that unleashed the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, despite failing in attempts to remove pieces of drill pipe stuck inside the device, the federal oil-spill response chief said Friday.
30 August 2010 , 15:07The Wall Street Journal17970
Transocean failed to meet “recertification” maintenance deadlines for the Deepwater Horizon’s blowout preventer (BOP), the key instrument that failed in the Macondo well explosion, a company employee testified on Wednesday.
27 August 2010 , 13:14CNBC News18440
BP likely won't put the final plug in its blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well until September to allow replacement of a critical piece of seabed equipment, the top U.S. oil spill official said Thursday.
20 August 2010 , 10:44CNBC News12740
In a joint effort, Norwegian and British authorities have investigated the possibility of using the North Sea to store carbon dioxide. The report was submitted on 9 June.
15 June 2010 , 10:21OilVoice18020
President Dmitry Medvedev ordered an overhaul of environmental regulations Monday, a rare issue on which he has staked a claim to independence from Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
08 June 2010 , 08:39Reuters14810
Russia has the world’s strictest regulations on offshore oil production, but lags seriously behind with regard to emergency preparedness, a leading official in the country's main environmental watchdog says.
03 June 2010 , 09:52Barents Observer90450
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday measures should be taken to compel companies and enterprises to buy electricity from renewable sources.
28 May 2010 , 09:32RIA Novosti15980
As officials approached to survey the damage the Gulf oil spill caused in coastal marshes, some brown pelicans couldn't fly away Sunday. All they could do was hobble.
24 May 2010 , 10:31The Associated Press21220
Nature photographer Florian Schulz says the oil spill in the Gulf must serve as a warning as the U.S. seeks oil in the Arctic.
11 May 2010 , 10:00mnn.com28850
If you think that environmentalists are lamenting the Gulf oil spill, think again.
05 May 2010 , 09:43The Daily Caller35140
Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev sigend the law On changes to Article 32 of the Federal law On Electric Energy’, the president’s press office has reported.
10 March 2010 , 13:53Kremlin.ru16850
Duke Energy Corp. will soon launch a program to test whether algae can be used to remove carbon dioxide from its coal-plant emissions.
01 March 2010 , 10:07Charlotte Business Journal28240
Members of the Obama administration are fanning out across Washington to promote the President's signature legislative victory -- the $787 billion stimulus package passed a year ago today.
18 February 2010 , 12:02Oil Daily14900
Norway will spend Nkr137 million ($23 million) to build what it says will be the world's biggest wind turbine.
17 February 2010 , 09:53Reuters16110
Dmitry Medvedev's initiative on the transition to energy-saving lights is supported by 55 percent of Russians.
03 February 2010 , 12:03Pravda12610
United Nations’ top climate change czar Dr Rajendra Pachauri has been accused of making a “ fortune” from his links with ''carbon trading'' companies dependent on the world body’ s policy recommendations.
21 December 2009 , 17:19deccanherald13760
Copenhagen Climate Summit Produces an Agreement That Lacks Legal Force and Generated Widespread Unhappiness.
21 December 2009 , 11:29online.wsj.com16020
The pure white snow atop the Andes Mountains may not be so pure after all. Scientists have found traces of toxic pollutants called …
11 December 2009 , 19:58thenews.com23950