No timetable has been set to reopen a major shipping channel after nearly 170,000 gallons of oil spilled into the waterway, but more help was being called in to contain the spill.
The cleanup of an unknown amount of thick, sticky oil that spilled into the Galveston Bay blocked the movement Sunday of about 60 ships.
A barge carrying 924,000 gallons of thick, tarry fuel oil collided Saturday with another ship in the Houston ship channel and was leaking oil, officials said.
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.
The five states that border the Gulf of Mexico are getting $113 million to improve the environment.
A former Halliburton manager pleaded guilty Tuesday to destroying evidence in the aftermath of the deadly rig explosion that spawned BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Gulf coast appears healthy three years after the nation’s worst oil spill, but scientists and environmentalists are worried that problems may lurk below the surface.
The BP executive who led the company’s probe of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion defended the contents of his team’s report on the disaster in his testimony Monday for a trial over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A BP executive who led the company’s internal probe of its 2010 blowout in the Gulf of Mexico is expected back on the stand for another day of testimony.
The first BP executive to testify at a trial over the nation’s worst oil spill is set to take the stand for a second day on Wednesday to discuss the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
An engineer who played a prominent role in investigating levee breeches in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina is scheduled to be the first witness on Tuesday at the trial.
A judge approved an agreement for BP to plead guilty and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company’s role in the 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.