Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
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.
The BP oil spill left an oily “bathub ring” on the sea floor that’s about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.
An oil tanker overturned on state Highway 1 Tuesday morning, spilling 5,600 gallons of oil onto the roadway and into a dry creek bed north of Jenner in Sonoma County, California Highway Patrol officials said.
A new report puts into writing a plan for Valero to bring two trains per day of crude oil in and out of its Benicia refinery.
All lanes have reopened on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Carlos after an injury crash and oil spill blocked the roadway Saturday morning.
65-year-old John Cota has filed a lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard violated his civil rights by denying his request to renew his merchant marine license.
Caltrans says it will take construction crews four months to repair the damage to the Bay Bridge from when a tanker ship grazed its fender and that it will cost $3 million.
The pilot of an empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was involved in three previous accidents, records obtained Tuesday show.
An empty oil tanker caused minor damage when it struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, and the busy span remained open to traffic, officials said.