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#Gulf of Mexico

# gulf-of-mexico - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Eight dead as Hurricane Grace hits Mexico’s Gulf coast again
# Veracruz State
# Veracruz State

Eight dead as Hurricane Grace hits Mexico’s Gulf coast again

Aug 22nd 2021, 9:44 AM 7,671 Views 0 Comments

The hurricane regained power after crossing the Yucatan Peninsula on Thursday.

# gulf-of-mexico - Monday 5 July, 2021

'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?
# Lord Of The Rings
# Lord Of The Rings

'The gates of hell opening up': What caused the massive Gulf of Mexico fire?

Jul 5th 2021, 1:13 PM 35,817 Views 29 Comments

Footage of the inferno went viral over the weekend.

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast

Jul 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 10,720 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters predict heavy rains, a potential storm surge and flooding reminiscent of 2005′s Hurricane Katrina.

# gulf-of-mexico - Friday 2 June, 2017

Martin O'Neill takes positives from Mexico defeat in New York
# Gulf Of Mexico
From The42
# Gulf Of Mexico

Martin O'Neill takes positives from Mexico defeat in New York

Jun 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 17,758 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland boss said the game was ‘excellent preparation’ for Austria.

# gulf-of-mexico - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster
# Gulf Of Mexico
# Gulf Of Mexico

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster

Oct 11th 2016, 7:45 PM 21,431 Views 14 Comments

The explosive Hollywood movie looked at the disaster which killed 11 men in 2010.

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Incredible photos of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill
# Gulf Of Mexico
# Gulf Of Mexico

Incredible photos of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Apr 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 15,056 Views 26 Comments

Daniel Beltra spent 28 days shooting at the scene of the largest accidental oil spill in the history of the industry.

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 11 January, 2014

US court upholds BP settlement for Gulf oil spill
# Gulf Of Mexico
# Gulf Of Mexico

US court upholds BP settlement for Gulf oil spill

Jan 11th 2014, 11:15 AM 6,166 Views 7 Comments

The British energy giant reached a $7.8 billion settlement in 2012

# gulf-of-mexico - Monday 11 November, 2013

Column: An oil spill in America provoked outrage, but other victims are more easily ignored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: An oil spill in America provoked outrage, but other victims are more easily ignored

Nov 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 24 Views 14 Comments

People in the oil-producing areas of the Niger Delta have suffered thousands of oil spills – which have ruined livelihoods, public health and the environment. Why are they not being listened to? Because oil companies control information about the spills.

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico
# Undersea
# Undersea

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico

Jul 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,159 Views 11 Comments

Items such as ceramic cups and dishes, clothing and artifacts from Britain and Mexico were found on board the ships.

# gulf-of-mexico - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Transocean fined $1.4 billion over Deepwater Horizon
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Transocean fined $1.4 billion over Deepwater Horizon

Jan 3rd 2013, 10:14 PM 7,411 Views 15 Comments

The Swiss-based company will pay a mix of criminal penalties and civil fines after settling with the US Government.

# gulf-of-mexico - Sunday 18 November, 2012

One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion

Nov 18th 2012, 1:25 PM 3,610 Views 3 Comments

Two workers have been missing since the explosion and fire on the oil rig on Friday.

# gulf-of-mexico - Thursday 15 November, 2012

BP agrees €3.52 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

BP agrees €3.52 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Nov 15th 2012, 6:09 PM 3,406 Views 9 Comments

The settlement includes about €1 billion in criminal fines – the biggest criminal penalty in US history.

# gulf-of-mexico - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast
# Isaac
# Isaac

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast

Aug 28th 2012, 8:53 PM 6,541 Views 4 Comments

President Obama has called on residents in the storm’s projected path to heed the warnings, saying: “Now’s not the time to tempt fate.”

# gulf-of-mexico - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Former BP worker arrested for allegedly deleting iPhone evidence
# Deepwater Horizon
# Deepwater Horizon

Former BP worker arrested for allegedly deleting iPhone evidence

Apr 25th 2012, 8:49 AM 2,644 Views 6 Comments

Engineer who worked on the Deepwater Horizon disaster has been accused of deleting messages relating to

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 3 March, 2012

BP agrees $7.8bn compensation for Gulf of Mexico oil spill
# Deepwater Horizon
# Deepwater Horizon

BP agrees $7.8bn compensation for Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Mar 3rd 2012, 10:45 AM 976 Views 6 Comments

The company will make settlements with more than 100,000 people hit by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

# gulf-of-mexico - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

BP reports gains despite payments after Gulf spill
# BP
# BP

BP reports gains despite payments after Gulf spill

Feb 7th 2012, 12:46 PM 786 Views 2 Comments

The company reports that it has raised its quarterly dividend by 14 per cent, even after making payments to compensate for the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill
# Oil
# Oil

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill

Dec 31st 2011, 7:00 PM 3,130 Views 8 Comments

The first new drilling began in the region in March of this year – and is thriving even after the disastrous BP oil spill.

# gulf-of-mexico - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

BP sees huge Q3 profits, announces 'turning point'
# BP
# BP

BP sees huge Q3 profits, announces 'turning point'

Oct 25th 2011, 3:05 PM 74 Views 0 Comments

The oil giant’s chief executive has said Q3 results mark a turnaround from the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

# gulf-of-mexico - Monday 17 October, 2011

$4 billion paid to BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

$4 billion paid to BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Oct 17th 2011, 11:49 AM 460 Views 2 Comments

Anadarko Petroleum Co has agreed to pay $4 billion to BP PLC as part of a settlement related to last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

# gulf-of-mexico - Thursday 13 October, 2011

BP and contractors face $45million fine over Deepwater Horizon spill
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP and contractors face $45million fine over Deepwater Horizon spill

Oct 13th 2011, 9:12 PM 311 Views 10 Comments

The three companies could be fined up to $35,000 per day – but that figure is reportedly dwarfed by their profits.

# gulf-of-mexico - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Second leak discovered as North Sea oil spill is the 'worst for a decade'
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Second leak discovered as North Sea oil spill is the 'worst for a decade'

Aug 16th 2011, 9:15 AM 389 Views 2 Comments

The oil spill from a Shell platform is estimated to be the worst in ten years in the North Sea.

# gulf-of-mexico - Thursday 14 April, 2011

BP faces protests at shareholder meeting
Live Apr 14th 2011, 10:48 AM

BP faces protests at shareholder meeting

# gulf-of-mexico - Thursday 6 January, 2011

BP Gulf oil spill blamed on bad management
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

BP Gulf oil spill blamed on bad management

Jan 6th 2011, 11:03 AM 477 Views 0 Comments

US National Commission investigating April’s Deepwater Horizon rig explosion heavily criticises the companies involved in the rig.

# gulf-of-mexico - Friday 29 October, 2010

BP knew cement used on Deepwater Horizon well was faulty
# USA
# USA

BP knew cement used on Deepwater Horizon well was faulty

Oct 29th 2010, 10:04 AM 215 Views 0 Comments

Investigators say BP and the company which produced supplied the cement knew that the compound was unstable and could be vulnerable before the rig blew up.

# gulf-of-mexico - Monday 20 September, 2010

Gulf oil spill well declared 'dead' by BP
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Gulf oil spill well declared 'dead' by BP

Sep 20th 2010, 2:11 PM 207 Views 0 Comments

Oil giant sees share price rise after announcement.

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 18 September, 2010

BP leak ready to be sealed permanently
# Gulf Spill
# Gulf Spill

BP leak ready to be sealed permanently

Sep 18th 2010, 9:31 AM 454 Views 0 Comments

After five months, the leak into the Gulf of Mexico could at last stop today.

# gulf-of-mexico - Sunday 5 September, 2010

BP seals the ruptured oil well for good
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP seals the ruptured oil well for good

Sep 5th 2010, 12:27 PM 97 Views 0 Comments

# gulf-of-mexico - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico
# Breaking News
# Breaking News

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico

Sep 2nd 2010, 9:36 PM 315 Views 0 Comments

Coastguard says 13 employees were blown into the water, and the rig is now leaking oil.

# gulf-of-mexico - Monday 30 August, 2010

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina
# Hurricane Katrina
# Hurricane Katrina

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina

Aug 30th 2010, 9:36 AM 294 Views 0 Comments

President tells New Orleans that the legacy of Katrina must be one “of action” but stops short of admonishing BP.

# gulf-of-mexico - Friday 13 August, 2010

BP agrees to pay record fine for 2005 refinery explosion
# BP
# BP

BP agrees to pay record fine for 2005 refinery explosion

Aug 13th 2010, 11:54 AM 228 Views 0 Comments

But the €39.3m it’s paying won’t come close to matching the fines it’ll have for the Gulf oil leak.

# gulf-of-mexico - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

It’s over! 106 days on, BP plugs the oil well
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

It’s over! 106 days on, BP plugs the oil well

Aug 4th 2010, 2:35 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

Almost. The ‘static kill’ of heavy mud worked: now it just needs cement.

# gulf-of-mexico - Sunday 25 July, 2010

BP may fire CEO as clean-up resumes
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP may fire CEO as clean-up resumes

Jul 25th 2010, 2:06 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

Tony Hayward’s future to be discussed tomorrow as BP moves to mop up the Gulf.

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 24 July, 2010

BP turned off emergency alarms to let crew sleep
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP turned off emergency alarms to let crew sleep

Jul 24th 2010, 10:31 AM 170 Views 0 Comments

Alarms were “inhibited” the day the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded.

# gulf-of-mexico - Friday 23 July, 2010

The 5 most stupid things BP has done since the spill
# Oops
# Oops

The 5 most stupid things BP has done since the spill

Jul 23rd 2010, 9:20 PM 256 Views 0 Comments

When can an oil company catch a break?

# gulf-of-mexico - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

BP Photoshops crisis response photo
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

BP Photoshops crisis response photo

Jul 21st 2010, 12:10 PM 190 Views 0 Comments

BP inserts a heavily doctored, nine-year-old photo of their crisis command centre on their website’s “Response in pictures” section.

# gulf-of-mexico - Monday 19 July, 2010

It's NOT over - there's oil seeping from the leak
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

It's NOT over - there's oil seeping from the leak

Jul 19th 2010, 8:22 AM 157 Views 0 Comments

BP engineers detect a seepage and fear a new leak has sprung after installing the containment cap.

# gulf-of-mexico - Saturday 17 July, 2010

BP confident oil leak will hold off
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP confident oil leak will hold off

Jul 17th 2010, 2:02 PM 79 Views 0 Comments

# gulf-of-mexico - Friday 16 July, 2010

BP finally plugs the 86-day oil leak
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP finally plugs the 86-day oil leak

Jul 16th 2010, 8:35 AM 148 Views 0 Comments

It’s over! For now…