BP stock struggled as the company's attempts to contain the oil spill was neared a potentially important stage on Friday.
Claims problems and mixed messages from the Gulf oil spill unified command structure has local leaders from Pensacola to Plaquemines Parish fuming as the Gulf comes under what some call a 'tarball attack.'
A robotic submarine bumped into the containment cap atop the gushing well, forcing BP to remove the cap as a safety precaution. It was collecting as much as 16,000 barrels of oil a day in the BP oil spill. BP said it will try to reattach the cap Wednesday night.
Gulf oil spill: A undersea collision involving one of the robots used in the BP gulf oil spill containment effort allowed more oil to gush unchecked into Gulf waters.
BP oil spill has reached the $2 billion mark in claims paid out and the containment and cleanup effort in the Gulf of Mexico, so far.
Pressure is building for President Obama to lift a 1920 protectionist law so that high-tech foreign oil skimmers can help with the Gulf oil spill. Why are 1,500 available US oil skimmers not on the scene?
BP CEO Tony Hayward insisted Thursday he was "devastated" by the BP oil spill and denied shunning tough questions from a House subcommittee.
BP 'Small People' comment and oil spill blasted on Capitol Hill Thursday during congressional testimony by BP CEO Tony Hayward.
The Jones Act prevents foreign skimmers and tankers from helping with the Gulf oil spill cleanup. But federal officials have streamlined waivers to make it easier for foreign ships to respond.
On his website, Al Gore criticizes BP for denying reporters access to the Gulf oil spill area. But is it a 'de facto form of censorship,' as the former VP says?