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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Gulf Oil Spill now covers all the gulf states shores

Gulf Oil Spill now covers all the gulf states shores

With tar balls washing up in Galveston Texas, the gulf oil spill now directly effects all five of the gulf states. Texas now joins the other Gulf states of Louisiana,…

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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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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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“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 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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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 upgraded to National Significance

Oil spill in gulf of Mexico upgraded to National Significance

VENICE, Louisiana – At a White House briefing, federal authorities, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, pledged a robust response. Napolitano said she has designated the leak a “spill of…

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In order to lessen environmental impact officials plan to burn oil spill in gulf

In order to lessen environmental impact officials plan to burn oil spill in gulf

Crews struggling to contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will light some of the petroleum on fire at 11 a.m. Central time in an attempt to burn…

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