gulf of mexico oil leak
After four months of internal investigation, BP has released the Deepwater Horizon Accident Report [pdf], a 190-page treatise on the causes of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and subsequent
Another offshore oil rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico.
A 22-mile long oil plume has been found lurking beneath the surface in the Gulf of Mexico. The plume, which is currently located near the blown out Macondo oil well, is more than a mile wide and 650 feet tall.
Initial test results show that the dispersed oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil drilling blowout may be more toxic to marine microorganisms than first thought.
After conducting tests on the condition of the oil pipe in its blown out Macando oil well, BP has decided that completing the drilling of a relief well is necessary to "kill" the well.