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13 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

BP Employee Emails Urge Houston, Harris County to Drop Oil Spill Lawsuit

Houston and Harris County officials have been flooded with thousands of emails from BP and its employees over the past few weeks encouraging them to drop a lawsuit over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.


Related Topix: Email Spam

13 hrs ago |

GM Could See Hundreds of Claims to $400 Million Ignition Defect Fund

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Related Topix: Mozilla

14 hrs ago | Nonwovens Industry

Study reaffirms cotton's use as sorbent

Texas Tech University researchers recently discovered that low-grade cotton made into an absorbent nonwoven mat can collect up to 50 times its own weight in oil.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Texas Tech, Chemistry

18 hrs ago |

BP's Second Quarter Results Reinforce Our Positive Outlook

BP Plc.' s second quarter earnings rose sharply on higher commodity prices, thicker upstream margins, and the return and ramp-up of the Whiting refinery.


Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Pacifica Riptide

Oil Slick (?) Fouls San Pedro Creek @ Caltrans Bridge Jobsite

"I talked with Caltrans staff today after you and I talked on the phone and they are confident that there was not a fuel spill or any other type of construction related activity that would have caused an 'oil slick' in the project area as noted on Pacifica Riptide.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Pacifica, CA

Trinadad Express

Aboud: Oil spill like bombing of fisheries

THE oil spill that occurred in Marabella on Tuesday is like a "second bombing" on the fishing industry, according to president of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea Gary Aboud.


KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Minister Greg Warren discusses BP claims "project" and his past

He recognizes his tax evasion and wire fraud convictions make people suspicious of him.


Related Topix: Hammond, LA


Coral Miles Away Still Show Effects Years After BP Oil Spill

Four years after a BP oil rig exploded and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated 170 million gallons of oil, scientists have discovered further evidence of coral communities affected by this environmental disaster.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Cameras

Business Journal

BP employees send thousands of emails to Houston officials over lawsuits

Houston and Harris County are suing the oil and gas company over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.


Related Topix: BP plc, Oil & Gas, Harris County, TX


Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain

A Florida State University researcher found that bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed many of the toxic components of the oil released during the Deepwater Horizon spill in the months after the spill, but not the most toxic contaminants.


Related Topix: Environment

Wed Jul 30, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Nesting Gulf Sea Turtles Feed in Waters Filled With Threats

Nesting loggerhead sea turtles in the northern Gulf of Mexico feed among areas that were oiled by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill and where human activities occur, several of which are known to pose threats to sea turtles, a new U.S Geological study showed.



Get Oil Slick Clothing Like Katy Perry On 'Rolling Stone'

When you have slime green hair like Katy Perry , deciding what to wear isn't easy.


Wedding Beauty Must-Haves To Pack in Your Clutch

With the right essentials, your lipstick doesn't have to wear off after one sip of champagne, your skin doesn't have to become an oil slick before pictures and your hair doesn't have to get in your way on the dance floor.


Pensacola News Journal

Mail carrier finds two dead bodies inside home

With giveaways, costume contests, trivia and more, our Thursday screening of "Guardians of the Galaxy" will be the PNJ Movie Club's biggest party yet.


Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders


API raises bar on oil spill response

The American Petroleum Institute said its new standard for equipment used in an emergency response to an oil spill resets the bar.



Scientists Discover New Coral Communities...

Image Caption: A colony of coral from a newly discovered coral community with attached anemones and brittle stars from a site 6 km from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

BP employees email Houston officials over lawsuit

Houston and Harris County officials say they are receiving letters from BP employees who want them to drop a lawsuit over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.


Related Topix: Transocean, Oil & Gas, Energy, Halliburton

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

BP claim forms circulating in LC area

Over the last couple of weeks someone has been circulating so-called BP oil claim forms in the Lake Charles area.


Related Topix: Lake Charles, LA, McNeese State University, Hammond, LA

BP's fears on Russia sanctions take shine off jump in profits

Oil major BP today reported a 34 per cent surge in second-quarter profits and warned that further sanctions on Russia could have a "material adverse" effect on its finances and operations in the country.



Hurry up and start fixing the Gulf, U.S. senators say

More than 4 years after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and unleashed a torrent of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, only a trickle of funding for repair of ecological damage has been spent.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Democrat, Bill Nelson