Topic: BP plc
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar met with the offshore drilling industry Monday in Houma, La. The event highlighted building tensions in the wake of the Gulf oil spill.
11/22/2010 08:02 pm
Foreclosures have prompted a wave of class-action suits, which could cost banks billions of dollars, a congressional watchdog says.
11/17/2010 03:21 pm
Drilling shale to capture oil and gas is a technology that China, which burns a lot of coal, is eager to learn. That's why it's a partner in a south Texas 'fracking' project.
11/10/2010 04:30 pm
The majority of Indonesians saw the visit by Obama, who many former classmates and friends there knew as 'Little Barry,' as worthy of celebration.
11/10/2010 09:54 am
Operators of the Deepwater Horizon rig, getting ready to move on to the next job, appeared to let their attention drift at a critical moment, hints the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling.
11/09/2010 06:44 pm
Rep. Darrell Issa, who is set to take over the chairmanship of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has made no secret of his love of hearings. He wants hundreds of them.
11/09/2010 05:54 pm
Amid hearings on the cause of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, government scientists, academics, and those most affected by the Gulf oil spill are at odds over the extent of its effects.
11/09/2010 01:57 pm
Senate Republicans have blocked subpoena power for President Obama's oil spill commission. The commission's chief counsel will push for it again, arguing it's needed to learn the truth about the Deepwater Horizon rig.
11/09/2010 09:35 am
The presidential commission investigating the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico cited a misread test as one likely cause of the disaster.
11/08/2010 05:40 pm
Every energy source is a Faustian bargain. We trade comfort and convenience for deforestation, soot, radioactive waste, oil spills. But perhaps the most unsettling resource we tapped to light our homes was the one that the petroleum age displaced: the slaughter of whales for their oil.
11/08/2010 03:45 pm