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The letters BP, inscribed in sand and oil by a Greenpeace activist, are shown on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010 in near Venice, Louisiana. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Halliburton Manager Gets Probation In Gulf Spill

A former Halliburton manager was sentenced Tuesday to one year of probation for destroying evidence in the aftermath of BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

01/21/2014

The letters BP, inscribed in sand and oil by a Greenpeace activist, are shown on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010 in near Venice, Louisiana. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Ex-BP Engineer, Texan Convicted On One Obstruction Charge

The first criminal trial produced by the Justice Department’s sweeping probe of BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ended Wednesday with a jury convicting a drilling engineer of trying to obstruct investigators by deleting text messages from his cellular phone.

12/18/2013

In Case You Missed it… Tuesday, August 10th

Here’s what you missed Tuesday on the Jay Mcfarland show.

08/10/2010

Oil Spill: Looking Back on 100 Days of Crude

(By Mark Strassmann of CBS News) One hundred days into BP’s disastrous spill, the company has finally managed to execute at least one successful “top kill.” Tony Hayward

07/28/2010

Gulf Oil Spill Effort Halted by Brewing Storm

A storm brewing in the Caribbean brought the deep-sea effort to plug the

07/22/2010

Eye on the Gulf: Live Coverage Coming From New Orleans (Audio)

On tonight’s show, I revealed we’ll be taking the Nightly News Roundup to New Orleans next week as the crisis in the gulf reaches Day 100.  CBS News Correspondent August Skamenca joined me to talk […]

07/21/2010

BP Says Testing Process On Cap Should Begin 'Soon'

BP says it hopes to restart the testing process

07/15/2010

Gulf Oil Spill Update: Day 86 (Audio)

CBS News Correspondent August Skamenca brings us the stories of the people working hard to clean up the mess along the Louisiana shoreline.  He took the time to chat with me about the disaster tonight.  […]

07/14/2010

BP: New Cap Installed, Further Tests Ahead

BP robots attached a new, tighter-fitting cap on top of the gushing Gulf of Mexico oil leak Monday

07/13/2010

New Storm Heads For Swamped Texas Border

A rain-packed tropical depression is headed out of the Gulf toward the Texas-Mexico border region today.

07/08/2010

Congressman Wants Abandoned Wells Taken Care Of

A north Texas Congressman it’s time to take care of thousands of abandoned  wells in the Gulf of Mexico.  

07/07/2010

Alex Mires Oil Cleanup, Beaches Left Vulnerable

Most days, a huge fleet of boats would be skimming oil from the Gulf of Mexico and ferrying workers and supplies.

06/30/2010