Topic: Gulf of Mexico
The Dutch government is supplying six sweeping arm systems for the BP oil spill. The technology involves a skimmer that picks up oil and water and then separates the two.
06/01/2010 09:00 pm
Forecasters expect an active hurricane season, raising concern that a storm could push more of the BP oil spill ashore. The Gulf's biggest hurricanes are generally later in the season, however.
06/01/2010 06:47 pm
Obama has a different relationship with the press than his predecessors, favoring long interviews over press conferences and Q&As. His approach has left reporters surprised - and sometimes frustrated.
06/01/2010 06:02 pm
More federal waters where commercial and recreational fishing could take place in the Gulf of Mexico have now been closed by NOAA, as a result of the BP oil spill.
06/01/2010 05:40 pm
Reason No. 1: Temporary receivership is the only way to ensure BP tells the truth about the Gulf spill.
06/01/2010 01:20 pm
In the Gulf spill and other recent scandals, President Obama has shown corporate America too much deference.
05/31/2010 07:25 pm
BP engineers will try to connect a new pipe, called the LMRP, which would siphon leaking oil to a boat. But attempts to stop the gushing well in the Gulf oil spill have ended for now.
05/30/2010 02:55 pm
After the failure of 'top kill,' BP said it will concentrate on containing, not stopping the leak. As failures to stop the BP oil spill mount, the federal government is careful not to promise too much.
05/30/2010 10:23 am
Oil is a strategic commodity for the Pentagon. But how far out should we go for it?
05/30/2010 12:45 am
It will take 7 years for the oil deposit below the Deepwater Horizon well to empty if left alone. On Saturday, BP acknowledged it may abandon its best chance so far to cork the well: the 'top kill'.
05/29/2010 05:39 pm