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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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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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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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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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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