The Trump administration is reviewing plans for offshore natural gas and oil drilling in the Pacific. There have been no new wells of the Pacific Coast of the United States since 1984.
Following the catastrophic explosion and subsequent spill of oil from the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, scientists have embarked upon a 3-week expedition aboard the R/V Walton … [Read full article]
In what is his first in-depth newspaper interview since becoming CEO of BP in 2010, Bob Dudley has made it quite clear that they are expecting the trial into the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to last for several years.
The Sunday Telegraph in the UK scored the interview with Dudley, who said that he was hopeful of doing “some deals” on the details of the case, but was really expecting the case to last until 2014.
The wealth of air pollutants that were generated in the atmospheric plume as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 amounted to levels similar to the pollution … [Read full article]
In one of the first moves to begin restoration of the Gulf of Mexico after the disastrous Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Trustees … [Read full article]
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced on last Monday that they would be granting Shell Offshore Inc. conditional approval tostart drilling four shallow water exploration wells in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea, beginning in July of 2012.
A year on from the catastrophic explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and the ensuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and news still abounds regarding the cause and affect the spill has had on the region and its inhabitants, human and otherwise.
One of the worst environmental disasters in history struck one year ago today — the “Deepwater Horizon oil spill,” or “BP oil spill.” Haven’t kept up with the details of offshore oil drilling much lately and curious where things stand? Well, I can’t say that we’ve learned from our lesson.
“Shell announced that they’ve cancelled their plans to drill exploratory wells in the Arctic in 2011 due to lack of confidence that they would meet the standards to get the … [Read full article]
Ever since the BP oil spill was contained and plugged, people have been asking and wondering where all the oil went, and whether it would have an adverse effect on … [Read full article]
The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill that shocked the world is fading into the background, but the effects of the disaster will long be felt. And now for the first … [Read full article]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report some good news from the Gulf of Mexico stating that they have not detected nor do they expect to detect dead zones as … [Read full article]
Robots are the solution to stopping the oil spill. Here are some ways that robotics engineering teams are helping, and examples of how underwater robots work: *the entire area around … [Read full article]