Topic: Michael Bromwich
The Gulf oil spill was capped a year ago Friday, but offshore drilling is still far off its pre-spill pace. With a new regulatory agency putting a greater emphasis on safety, the industry might have to adjust to a new normal.
07/15/2011 01:29 pm
The Obama administration lifted its post-Gulf oil spill moratorium on oil drilling in deep water Oct. 12, but it didn't issue its first new permit until Monday. Some experts think rising oil prices forced the administration's hand.
03/01/2011 07:49 pm
Stricter deep-water drilling regulations mean Gulf Coast waters are likely to yield less oil this year. Energy firms may shift attention abroad.
01/11/2011 05:24 pm
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
To environmentalists, the lifting of the deep-water drilling moratorium Tuesday comes too soon. To the industry, it is seen as the beginning of a new era of uncertainty.
10/12/2010 08:49 pm
The White House’s new guidelines for offshore oil drilling in deep water were intended to make it tougher for oil companies to avoid detailed environmental reviews.
08/17/2010 08:00 pm
BP says it will stay for years, but some oil spill relief operations are winding down. The loss of BP jobs, along with the drilling moratorium, could mean tough times for the Gulf Coast.
08/09/2010 06:38 pm
Static kill: BPs efforts to plug the leak seem to have worked, but it's still too early to declare victory, officials say.
08/04/2010 06:32 pm
Offshore drilling chief Michael Bromwich, who started his job three weeks ago as head of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, says that he is not afraid to put lawbreaking oil executives behind bars.
07/12/2010 01:06 pm