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Russian submersibles could intervene to stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico

Russian-built submersibles would be able to cap the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the captain of one of the vessels has said.

09 July 2010 , 08:51Katia MoskvitchBBC News16110

Obama administration return to court to reinstate a six months deepwater oil drilling moratorium

The Obama administration heads to court on Thursday with a single goal -- to reinstate a six-month moratorium on deepwater oil drilling imposed in response to the BP Plc oil spill but blocked by a federal judge.

08 July 2010 , 09:24Jeremy PelofskyReuters12450

The State is more reliable to inspect oil wells

While federal regulators have ignored abandoned oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico, at least 25 states have been busy sealing their old wells. On land, leaky old wells aren't so easily forgotten.

07 July 2010 , 12:07Reuters12140

BP oil disaster coasts have surpassed the $3 billion mark

The cost of the BP oil spill has surpassed the $3 billion mark, the oil giant said in statement today.

06 July 2010 , 08:45UKnetguide14400

Massive oil fighting Armada may move in the Gulf of Mexico to help

A new emergency federal rule could set the stage for the departure of two of the Pacific Northwest's largest oil-spill-response vessels and five Navy skimmers to battle the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

02 July 2010 , 09:29Hal BerntonThe Seattle Times14790

Hurricane Alex brings more oil on US coasts

Rough seas generated by Hurricane Alex have pushed more oil from the massive spill on to US Gulf coast beaches as clean-up vessels are sidelined by the storm.

01 July 2010 , 08:56Virgin Media14780

New containment cap installed after BP submarine accident

BP says it has reinstalled a containment cap on its blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico after an accident unleashed a torrent of oil.

24 June 2010 , 09:34BBC News14230

Latest news about oil spill at Day 62

BP said Monday that it had spent about $2 billion so far in its response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, including containment efforts, economic and environmental claims and state and federal costs.

22 June 2010 , 09:25The New York Times13010

BP needs $50 billion to cover the costs of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster

BP is trying to raise $US 50 billion to cover the cost of the Gulf of Mexico spill and is preparing to sue its partners in the oil field, British newspapers said overnight.

21 June 2010 , 09:15AFP13090

Obama wants British Petroleum to pay all the damages from the oil catastrophe

President Barack Obama, seeking to counter an image of detached leadership of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, will demand on Wednesday that BP Plc set aside billions of dollars to pay damages from the catastrophe.

16 June 2010 , 09:32Reuters15600

New studies show that twice more oil have been elapsed from BP offshore drill

As many as 40,000 barrels (1.7m gallons) of oil a day may have been gushing out from a blown-out Gulf of Mexico well, doubling many estimates.

11 June 2010 , 10:31BBC News14420

killing explosion in a Texas gas pipeline

An explosion in a natural gas pipeline in Texas has killed one worker and injured eight others, US media report.

08 June 2010 , 10:18BBC News30220

BP's new intervention captures more oil from broken well

BP'S containment cap is capturing an increasing amount of oil spewing from a ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, but the US admiral leading the government relief effort said yesterday the coast will be under siege from the massive spill for many more months.

07 June 2010 , 09:47Shangai Daily10180

Despite changing its intervention Technique no guarantee of success for BP

BP has abandoned its original plan to use a diamond wire cutter that its engineers had hoped would cleanly cut the riser pipe spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. It will instead use a more effective, if less precise, cutter, the federal government's point man on the disaster said Wednesday.

03 June 2010 , 10:03Kyra Phillips, David Mattingly, Tracy Sabo, Patrick Oppmann, Scott Bronstein, Aaron CooperCNN12810

British government does not want to support British Petroleum with its oil catastrophe

David Cameron sought to distance himself from BP yesterday, dashing any hopes that he might intervene to repair the company’s appalling relations with Washington over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

03 June 2010 , 08:39Suzy Jagger, Catherine Philp, Robert LeaThe Times12480

Last chance for BP to block the oil leak of its offshore drill in the Gulf of Mexico

Robot submarines wielding powerful cutting tools went to work on BP Plc's latest bid to curtail the flow of oil spewing from its ruptured wellhead as the U.S. government launched criminal and civil probes into the six-week-old disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

02 June 2010 , 10:25Reuters14830

BP oil spill fix failed and the Hurricane season start Tuesday

There is still a hole in the Earth, crude oil is still spewing from it and there is still, excruciatingly, no end in sight. After trying and trying again, one of the world's largest corporations, backed and pushed by the world's most powerful government, can't stop the runaway gusher.

31 May 2010 , 08:18Associated Press13960

Trans Alaska Pipeline remained closed for the third day

Alaska North Slope oil producers have cut their flow of crude to 8% of normal levels as the Trans Alaska Pipeline remained closed for a third day.

28 May 2010 , 09:46Upstream38800

President Obama froze all US offshore drilling projects

President Obama said Thursday he is halting or delaying new offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean, off the Virginia coast, and in new deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico.

28 May 2010 , 09:01CQ POLITICS14150

Final rescue results of BP ultimate secret weapon "top kill" intervention in 24 hours

UK supermajor BP will know in 24 hours if its latest attempts to rein in the blown out Macondo well in the US Gulf will be successful.

27 May 2010 , 08:26Upstream15840

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