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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BP say they have increased oil capture but scientists disagre

BP say they have increased oil capture but scientists disagre

HOUSTON – British energy giant BP said Tuesday it had sharply increased the amount of oil it was capturing from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, but it is not…

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Oil spill in Pensacola as new cap looks to be “somewhat” effective

Oil spill in Pensacola as new cap looks to be “somewhat” effective

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. – Waves of gooey tar balls washed onto the white sands of northwestern Florida as BP engineers adjusted the new cap over the gusher, trying to siphon…

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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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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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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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Oil Spill continues to spread with no end in sight

Oil Spill continues to spread with no end in sight

As of Tuesday morning, oil that leaked from the sunken rig site of last weeks explosion was spread over an area about 48 miles long and up to 80 miles…

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