Oil Spill Stopped While Pressure Testing Performed

Oil Spill Stopped While Pressure Testing Performed

Louisiana – A highly anticipated test designed to measure pressure within BP’s ruptured oil well began Thursday after another yet another delay . Finally after all the delays BP’s testing…

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2 Die in BP clean up while containment cap knocked lose by robot

2 Die in BP clean up while containment cap knocked lose by robot

NEW ORLEANS – Oil is once again gushing heavily from the BP oil spill site today after the company was forced to remove the containment cap when a robotic submarine…

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Federal Judge Blocks Drilling Moratorium

Federal Judge Blocks Drilling Moratorium

NEW ORLEANS – A federal court judge has blocked President Barack Obama’s six-month moratorium on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The White House, which had hoped…

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Oil Cap “working” while brown pelicans die

Oil Cap “working” while brown pelicans die

ON BARATARIA BAY, La. – The recent containment cap fitted onto a leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico is capturing 10,000 barrels of oil per day, BP Chief Executive…

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Oil spill within 7 miles of Pensacola Florida

Oil spill within 7 miles of Pensacola Florida

**Update June 3, 2010: New computer generated current simulations show the oil is expected to reach the Atlantic coast line, perhaps as far as North Carolina before the current takes…

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“Top Kill” hits a snag as both oil and mud escapes from ruptured well

“Top Kill” hits a snag as both oil and mud escapes from ruptured well

COVINGTON, La. – The “Top Kill” solution hit a snag today when a BP  technician told the New York Times that the “engineers saw that too much of the drilling…

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BP attempts “Top Kill” the oil leak

BP attempts “Top Kill” the oil leak

COVINGTON, La. – At 1 p.m. Central Daylight Time, BP confirmed that Engineers have begun the “top kill”. The maneuver is aimed at stanching the gush of oil from a…

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BP finally has some success but oil may reach Atlantic

BP finally has some success but oil may reach Atlantic

NEW ORLEANS – Monday brought mixed news as BP said it was siphoning more than one-fifth of the oil that has been spewing into the Gulf for almost a month,…

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Huge plume of under water oil shows leakage far worse than 5,000 barrel estimate

Huge plume of under water oil shows leakage far worse than 5,000 barrel estimate

New Orleans, Louisiana – Yesterday mechanical problem prevented BP from inserting a tube into a ruptured pipe that would help siphon off oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico, BP…

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Mini oil dome to be used to cap oil leak as costal fishing ban is extended

Mini oil dome to be used to cap oil leak as costal fishing ban is extended

The BP “Top Hat” should be lowered soon. This mini version of the 98 ton containment box that failed is the latest attempt to stop or stem the flow of…

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Oil spill containment options explored as spill closer to prime seafood zones

Oil spill containment options explored as spill closer to prime seafood zones

Today BP  hopes to drop a smaller containment chamber on the oil gusher by Thursday this week, in the meantime it hopes to burn some oil off on Tuesday, the…

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BP Oil Containment Box Plan in Jeopardy

BP Oil Containment Box Plan in Jeopardy

Icelike crystals encrusting a 98 ton steel and concrete box meant to contain oil gushing from a broken well deep in the Gulf of Mexico forced crews Saturday to back…

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Oil spill arrives near the shores of Chandeleur Islands off Louisana coast

Oil spill arrives near the shores of Chandeleur Islands off Louisana coast

A ship carrying a giant metal containment box has arrived at the site where a sunken oil rig has caused an oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico. BP engineers…

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Gulf oil spill partially capped no effect on flow

Gulf oil spill partially capped no effect on flow

Louisiana – British Petroleum deployed Wednesday a giant “dome” to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, knowing failure will leave crude spewing into the sea for months and magnify…

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BP attempts to contain gulf oil spill underwater

BP attempts to contain gulf oil spill underwater

VENICE, La. – A flotilla of nearly 200 boats tackled a massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, taking advantage of calmer weather to intensify the fight to…

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Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico reaches shore – first bird found

Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico reaches shore – first bird found

Louisiana – Oil from a giant Gulf of Mexico slick washed ashore in Louisiana Friday, threatening an environmental calamity as the government mulled sending in the military to combat what…

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