Robert Dudley – the first American to run BP – is winning plaudits, even in the UK. In the early days of the BP oil spill, there were nationalist grumblings in Britain about their largest company being ganged up on in the US. But after missteps by BP CEO Tony Hayward, some say new boss Robert Dudley may be just what the company needs.
Robert Dudley, who will become BP's new chief executive on Oct. 1, has many of the qualities that BP needs as it tries to move beyond the Gulf oil spill crisis. But he faces a tough task.
Saltwater marshes on the Gulf Coast are far more resilient than freshwater marshes, new research finds. The results could reframe how scientists work to stop the chronic erosion of coastal wetlands in the Gulf.
Robert Dudley will become the first non-British chief executive of BP, replacing the embattled Tony Hayward.
Tropical depression racing toward the Gulf of Mexico Thursday increased pressure on BP and the US government to decide whether to evacuate dozens of ships at the site of the ruptured oil well.
Oil spill BP clean-up continues, but dozens of ships prepared Thursday to evacuate as a tropical rainstorm brewing in the Caribbean brought the deep-sea effort to plug BP's ruptured oil well to a near standstill.
Jimmy Buffett, who grew up on the Gulf coast, performed for fans about 100 miles north of the Deepwater Horizon site.
Michelle Obama is planning a mid-July trip to the Gulf coast region, hit hard by the BP oil spill
Oil skimmer testing in the Gulf of Mexico for the super tanker ship has been hampered by recent bad weather.
Tar balls and oil sheen from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have now made their way into Lake Pontchartrain, the northern boundary of New Orleans.