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Four major liquefied natural gas projects in British Columbia are lobbying Ottawa for tax relief, arguing that it is in the national interest to launch LNG sales to Asia and reduce Canada's dependence on energy exports to the United States. The newly formed B.C. LNG Developers Alliance, representing four of the largest proponents of LNG exports from the West Coast, believes that multibillion-dollar terminals planned for northwestern British Columbia deserve to be treated as manufacturing operations to gain tax concessions.
Fears about Russian sanctions and an award of gross negligence in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill have caused the stock to significantly fall. BP's cash flow will not be materially impacted by either of these two events in the near term and the stock now offers a compelling entry point.
BP saw its shares rise in Friday after what analysts believed to have been a "fat finger" error. Traders said the sudden increase of 4.8% to 494.9p at 10:41 GMT, which added A 4.3bn to BP's market value, was probably caused by a human or keyboard mistake, Reuters reported.
Harwell, M., Jan Kurtz, AND T. Pierce. CEER 2014 Dedicated Session Proposal: Restoring Water Quality along with Restoring the Gulf of Mexico.
A research team has estimated the total mass of oil that reached the Gulf of Mexico shore in the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout. It's the first time such an estimate was reported.
A Sept. 4 decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana could clear the way for up to $18 billion in penalties for BP in its role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the toxic legacy of two of America's worst man-made technological disasters persists, according to a news release. The ongoing health, social and environmental consequences of these catastrophes are the subject of a talk by filmmaker and journalist Lisa Katzman at the Center For Environmental Studies, 55 Main Street in Blue Hill, on Tuesday, September 16. Oil Disaster" is the title of the lecture that will include excerpts from Katzman's new documentary After Disasters.
Recreational anglers who normally fish in the Gulf lost up to $585 million from lost fishing opportunities in the year of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and could be entitled to compensation, according to a new University of Florida study. After a disaster such as an oil spill, trustees - which could include federal, state or tribal authorities - often attempt to secure financial compensation from those responsible.
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Halliburton is paying $1.1 billion to residents, local governments and businesses affected by the disaster.
Gulf killifish biological responses to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill detected by researchers in the field are similar to those in controlled laboratory studies, according to a study published September 10, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Whitney Pilcher from Louisiana State University and colleagues. After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists monitored the impacts of oil on a local species of fish, the Gulf killifish.
MOBILE, Alabama - Thanks to an anonymous tip received through a fraud tip hotline, a 32-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to a felony fraud charge related to the 2010 BP oil spill . On Monday, Lakeisha Denise Smith was sentenced in the case, which began when she submitted an online claim to the Gulf Coast Claims Facility in Sept.
On September 4, 2014 the federal district judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill issued long-awaited rulings as to liability. The court concluded that BP is subject to enhanced civil penalties under the Clean Water Act because the discharge of oil was the result of the company's "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct."
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell discusses lessons learned from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and changes to address safety and enforcement. The 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill prompted a reorganization of the Department of Interior to clearly delineate the lines between enforcement and permitting of offshore activities, Secretary Sally Jewell said Friday.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:57 pm
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