Posts Tagged ‘oil sheen’

BP, Coast Guard say source of oil sheen capped, plugged

GULF OF MEXICO — BP says it has capped and plugged an abandoned piece of equipment that is believed to be the source of a sheen spotted near the site of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The London-based oil giant said today that it successfully placed a 750-pound cap over an […] [...]

Material on island not oil, but new sheen found

by Associated Press Published: August 18,2011

Tags: disaster, disaster recovery, energy, environment, offshore drilling, Oil, oil and gas, oil sheen, oil spill, tourism

GULF OF MEXICO — The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has released testing results done on suspected oil spill material found on Deer Island recently. However, a new oil sheen discovered in the Gulf of Mexico from a mystery source has raised new concerns. The results determined that the material was not oil and […] [...]

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