Now called the Oriental Nicety, the vessel was sold for about $16 million. More »
BP Plc’s Atlantis facility remains unsafe, according to a whistle-blower who said in a court filing that the company’s second-largest oil producer in the Gulf of Mexico is operating under permits BP obtained by lying to regulators. More »
ConocoPhillips is replacing a fuel pipeline under the Clark Fork River with a much deeper pipe, officials say. More »
Brazilian prosecutors said Saturday they will file criminal charges against 17 executives of Chevron Corp. and drilling contractor Transocean Ltd. for a new oil leak near the offshore well where at least 110,000 gallons (about 416,000 liters) spilled late last year. More »
Crews are working to remove a 94-foot ship carrying diesel ran aground late Friday on the Galveston North jetty, KTRK reported. The incident did not damage the fuel tanks of the offshore supply vessel, M/V Ashton T, and efforts are underway to remove it without causing a spill. From the story: The Ashton T was […] More »
It is not clear how long the field’s production could be shut down, or how it might influence an already tight world oil market.
Oil started leaking again from cracks on the ocean floor near an offshore Chevron well where at least 110,000 gallons spilled late last year, Brazil’s oil regulator said. More »
The Senate approved a transportation bill on Wednesday that contained a bipartisan measure to direct certain civil penalties assessed against companies involved in the 2010 oil spill to the Gulf Coast for restoration purposes. More »
A federal judge has agreed to one component of a settlement between BP and plaintiffs who suffered economic or medical damages in the Gulf Oil Spill. More »
Montana officials have finalized a $1.6 million settlement with Exxon Mobil over an oil pipeline break that spilled 1,500 barrels of crude into the scenic Yellowstone River. More »
BP’s dea with those who suffered medical or economic damages in the 2010 Gulf oil spill leaves the company facing environmental claims for which state and federal governments will demand billions more. More »
Business columnist Loren Steffy talks with Katherine Rodriquez, whose father died at BP’s Texas City refinery, about a tentative settlement over the Deepwater Horizon case.