offshore oil drilling
Operations for the Static Kill of BP's leaking oil pipe in the Gulf of Mexico have commenced.
The procedure started at 4 PM EDT after results from injectivity tests performed earlier in the day were positive. The injectivity tests measured the oil well's pressure to see if the drilling mud would be able to pumped deep enough to plug the oil reservoir.
It has definitely been a wild week, one filled with hustle and bustle in the renewable energy arena. Surely, the most notable event this was Tesla Motor's successful move on to the stock market.
So, weekly trekkers I hope your ready to go, today's ride is an action-packed one. Strap on your helmets because...
Trying to answer the troubling questions about how the BP Oil Disaster was allowed to happen keeps turning up the same catastrophic mixture of lies, mismanagement, corner cutting, and recklessness. It’s clear now that the oil companies know how to get oil from deep underwater, but have no idea how to prevent or stop a disaster with any reliability.
U.S. Representative Edward Markey (Democrat-Massachusetts) has introduced a new bill in Congress which would divert federal money away from oil subsidies.
The "Stop Oil Spills Act" [pdf] will fund research into new oil spill prevention and response technologies.
Good evening. As we speak, our nation faces a multitude of challenges. At home, our top priority is to recover and rebuild from a recession that has touched the lives of nearly every American. Abroad, our brave men and women in uniform are taking the fight to al Qaeda wherever it exists. And tonight, I’ve returned from a trip to the Gulf Coast to speak with you abo
Sarah Palin is making headlines again. This time she is blaming environmentalists for causing the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
As the disaster from the busted offshore oil pipe rages on in the Gulf of Mexico, many wonder how much renewable energy could have been developed for the price it cost to drill for oil in the Gulf?
A picture is worth a thousands words, here's a series of photos released by Louisiana's Governor Bobby Jindal who toured the Lousiana marshlands and witnessed the devastation first hand: