Gulf Oil Spill
NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) _ An oil platform exploded and caught fire Thursday off the Louisiana coast, spreading a mile-long oil sheen into the Gulf of Mexico. All 13 crew members were rescued from the […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The federal government says it will start work Monday to remove the temporary cap keeping oil from gushing out of BP’s blown-out Gulf well so that it can raise a key […]
GULF OF MEXICO (CBS/AP) _ Tropical Storm Bonnie made landfall in Florida south of Miami on Friday, following a course that would take it across the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, prompting a pause in […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A storm brewing in the Caribbean brought the deep-sea effort to plug the ruptured oil well to a near standstill Wednesday just as BP was getting tantalizingly close to going in […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ BP’s broken well was leaking oil and gas again Monday for the first time since the company capped it last week, but the Obama administration’s spill chief said it was no […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) A tightly fitted cap was successfully keeping oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in three months, BP said Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP allayed last-minute government fears of making the disaster worse and began testing the new, tighter-fitting cap Wednesday that could finally choke off the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP is delaying critical tests on a new well cap designed to finally stop the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico after government officials said more analysis was needed on […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) Government officials in charge of the Gulf oil spill crisis said the BP oil leak could be completely contained as early as Monday if a new, tighter cap can be fitted over […]