Topic: Exxon Mobil Corporation
The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is far different than the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska. The complex marine environment has currents and eddies that could carry the oil anywhere in the Gulf.
05/15/2010 10:33 am
Oil from the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska in 1989 may take centuries to disappear, says Exxon. How long will the Gulf oil spill linger?
05/13/2010 05:44 pm
Readers write in about speculation that Gen. Petraeus will run for president and the Iraq war.
05/11/2010 09:45 am
Officials never anticipated an offshore drilling accident on the scale seen off Louisiana and responders didn't conduct exercises for an oil spill so far out and so deep.
05/07/2010 11:01 am
State attorneys general, commercial fishing organizations, and environmental groups are pressing BP to provide more information on the cause of the massive Gulf oil spill.
05/06/2010 09:04 pm
The BP oil spill will cost an estimated $12.5 billion or more. BP announced Monday it will pay for all cleanup costs in the Gulf of Mexico.
05/03/2010 05:16 pm
The firm is spending about $6 million a day to contain the oil spill. Gulf of Mexico expenses associated with the oil rig explosion could eventually cost BP more than $3 billion.
04/30/2010 05:08 pm
Five years after hurricane Katrina, Gulf Coast residents see in the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico oil spill another example of the government failing to protect the land and the people.
04/30/2010 03:01 pm
In Pictures Big Environmental Disasters
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