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BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To Chevron

BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.


Oil sheen is seen with vessels assisting near the source of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on July 18, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

UC Study: Massive BP Oil Spill Left ‘Bathtub Ring’ On Sea Floor

The BP oil spill left an oily “bathub ring” on the sea floor that’s about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.


Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.


Skimming vessel works to remove oil from surface of water after spill created after explosion on the Deep Water Horizon oil rig, Gulf of Mexico, in April 2010. NOAA photo (AP)

San Francisco Gas Stations Targeted By Protesters On BP Oil Spill Anniversary

Four San Francisco gas stations were targeted by protesters on this the one year anniversary of the BP Gulf oil spill.


BP: Well Cap May Bottle Oil Until Permanent Plug

NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP hopes to keep using its giant stopper to block oil from reaching the Gulf of Mexico until they plug the blown out well permanently, the company said Sunday.


BP Testing New Cap on Oil Leak

NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP)- BP expects to attach a new, tighter cap to its leaking well on Monday. Tests will then be carried out to determine whether oil has stopped spilling into the Gulf of […]


Oil Caps Not Reaching Capacity

HOUSTON (AP) _ The two containment devices capturing oil from BP’s busted well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico haven’t been collecting the maximum daily amount possible since both were in place, according […]