Posts Tagged ‘petoleum’

City hopes to land grant to clean up contaminated site

GAUTIER — Petroleum contaminated sites would be prime candidates for a revitalization program if Gautier city officials are successful in obtaining a $400,000 brownfield’s grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Jymalyn Redmond of the Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood firm is assisting the city in preparing its application. Mayor Gordon Gollott tells The Mississippi Press […] [...]

Researchers: Oil sheen coming from Deepwater Horizon wreckage

GULF OF MEXICO — A team of researchers has concluded that pockets of oil trapped in the wreckage of the sunken Deepwater Horizon are the likely source of oil sheens that have been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of the deadly 2010 explosion on the BP-leased drilling rig. A newly published […] [...]

Study: Oil spill’s impact could take years to become apparent

GULF OF MEXICO — New research by an Auburn University professor and other scientists suggests that the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could have significant impacts on microscopic life that might not become apparent for years. Auburn professor Ken Halanych and scientists from the University of New Hampshire, the University of California Davis Genome […] [...]

Senate OKs states receiving oil spill funds; Feinberg tenure as administrator ending

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The Senate has approved using the bulk of water pollution fines stemming from the 2010 Gulf oil spill to pay for restoration in five Gulf states. The BP oil company could be fined $5.4 billion to $21.1 billion under the Clean Water Act, depending on whether it’s found grossly negligent. The […] [...]

BP still wants payment from Halliburton for oil spill

by Associated Press Published: January 3,2012

Tags: courts, disaster, disaster recovery, energy, environment, gas, natural gas, offshore drilling, Oil, oil spill, petoleum, settlement

GULF OF MEXICO — BP is reiterating claims first made last April that it is entitled to payment from contractor Halliburton Energy Services for expenses and lost profits resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil well disaster. BP’s latest filing was made yesterday in federal court in New Orleans, where complex litigation involving various […] [...]

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