Topic: Gulf of Mexico
The BP oil spill is exposing cross-Atlantic differences on the best public face to present amid crisis. Britons – tens of thousands of whom are BP shareholders – appreciate stoicism, but Americans want emotion and contrition.
06/04/2010 11:19 am
Undersea video coverage Thursday night showed engineers lowering a 'top cap' over a severed riser pipe at the bottom of the Gulf to contain BP oil spill. The company hopes to contain 90 percent of the geyser.
06/04/2010 10:18 am
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The White House says that the US government will be sending BP a bill for $69 million Thursday for oil spill cleanup costs so far.
06/03/2010 05:08 pm
Already an Internet phenomenon, the BP live feed – which helped galvanize public concern about the Gulf oil spill – has broadened its offerings. On display Thursday: BP is attempting a 'top cap.'
06/03/2010 04:01 pm
A computer model suggests that the spreading BP oil spill could travel around the Florida peninsula and enter the Atlantic Ocean.
06/03/2010 02:23 pm
BP succeeded in making a 'rough cut' of the riser pipe at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. Next up is moving a cap with a garden-hose-type rubber seal over the pipe. How tight that seal is will determine if the BP oil spill is mostly capped.
06/03/2010 02:08 pm
Democrat Andrew Romanoff said that the White House approached hime about a possible administratio job to discourage him from running for a Senate seat.
06/03/2010 01:10 pm
The next chance for stopping the Gulf oil spill won't come until two relief wells meant to plug the reservoir for good are finished in August.
06/03/2010 12:17 pm
BP CEO says BP and its oil containment booms had been successful in keeping most of the oil away from the eastern coast.
06/03/2010 10:59 am