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1 min ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans

Halliburton in $1.1 billion oil spill settlement

TUESDAY... HALLIBURTON HAS AGREED TO PAY 1-POINT-1 BILLION DOLLARS TO SETTLE LAWSUITS FROM THE 2010 DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL IN THE GULF OF MEXICO.

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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

UGA research examines fate of methane following BP oil spill

This afternoon, Sept. 2, a new paper in the September 2014 issue a of BioScience featuring important research from the Gulf of Mexico went live.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

8 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Halliburton Agrees to $1.1 Billion Gulf Oil Claims Settlement

Halliburton Co. agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a majority of lawsuits brought over its role in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

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Related Topix: Halliburton, Energy, Oil & Gas, Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust

11 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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11 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

Halliburton has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a majority of plaintiff claims brought over the company's role in the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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11 hrs ago | Click Orlando

BP oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, oil rig, smoke, ships

Halliburton has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a majority of plaintiff claims brought over the company's role in the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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15 hrs ago | The McGill Daily

Shut the gates

After four years of discussion and intense opposition, on June 17, the federal government approved the Northern Gateway pipeline , a link between the Alberta oil sands and the coast of British Columbia that is intended to improve shipping access to China.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, Environment

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Advocate

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Between $150 and $180 million will be available for projects under a part of the RESTORE Act and Louisiana residents will play a role in helping decide where the money should go as part of the state's coastal protection efforts.

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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

'Deepwater Horizon' Movie Wants Wahlberg as Star

Mark Wahlberg is set to star in the motion picture retelling of the events surrounding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico as the actor continues to switch successfully between dramatic action roles and comedies.

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Related Topix: Ted, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Celebrities, Mark Wahlberg, Explosion, Boat Disaster, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NOLA.com

Environmental businesses as a New Orleans economic asset: See the data points

Researchers and economic developers point to environmental businesses, especially in water management, potentially serving as economic growth leaders for the New Orleans area, as described in this article from NOLA.com The idea envisions the region's environmental woes, from Hurricane Katrina, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, coastal land ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

NOLA.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger's NOLA-shot 'Maggie' lands distribution deal, plus more Hollywood South headlines

Arnold Schwarzenegger waves on the red carpet for the Macau premiere of 'The Expendables 3' on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, New Orleans, LA, Movies, Entertainment

KQED

As BP Pays For Oil Spill Impact, Some People Aren't Seeing The Cash

Patrick Roy's company, Coastal Rental Equipment, used to rent these large pumps to offshore divers who work for oil and natural gas drillers.

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Related Topix: Patterson, LA

National Public Radio

As BP Pays For Oil Spill Impact, Some People Aren't Seeing The Cash

Patrick Roy's company, Coastal Rental Equipment, used to rent these large pumps to offshore divers who work for oil and natural gas drillers.

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Related Topix: Patterson, LA

WGBH

As BP Pays For Oil Spill Impact, Some People Aren't Seeing The Cash

BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico disrupted business all along the coastline.

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Related Topix: Patterson, LA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NOLA.com

New Orleans entrepreneur pushing technology to chemically manufacture oil: Meet our reader vote winner

For Brandon Iglesias, there wasn't a specific moment of revelation. Unlike some entrepreneurs, he didn't spot a glaring gap in an industry and move in to solve the problem.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

War Is A Crime

Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico Lease

In little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the floodgates have opened for Gulf offshore hydraulic fracturing .

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Related Topix: Baker Hughes, Oil & Gas, Halliburton, Energy, Schlumberger, US News, Liberal Political News

NOLA.com

Hurricane Katrina nine years later, a statistical snapshot of New Orleans from the Data Center

The Data Center research group on Thursday issued its annual rundown of economic and population statistics in New Orleans for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Mathematics, Science

Science Blog

Dispersant Lingered in Gulf Four Years after Oil Spill

Scientists from Haverford College and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution investigated the presence of dispersants following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times

La. tourism industry shows international spike

La. tourism industry shows international spike Louisiana's international tourism jumped 18 percent.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, United States of America Travel, New Orleans, LA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Government Executive

The Complete Guide to Swearing at Work

For those of us with a fondness for profanity, testing the bounds of cursing in the workplace can feel at once satisfying - and fucking terrifying.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, AT&T

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