Tagged With Deep water horizon
BP still under pressure 20 months after Deepwater Horizon
12 December 2011
It’s 20 months since the Deepwater Horizon tragedy. Anthea Pitt and Kwok W Wan ask: has BP really turned the corner?
Louisiana longs for Gulf drilling revival
22 November 2011
It's a long way back for post-Deepwater Horizon developments in the US Gulf of Mexico
Deep water: Moving on from the Macondo spill
24 August 2011
Last April’s Deepwater Horizon tragedy shocked and changed the offshore industry – but, worldwide, deep waters are continuing to attract deep pockets
BP plots US deep-water return after Macondo spill
21 July 2011
Despite the litigation and fallout from last year’s Macondo blowout, supermajor BP is planning its return to the US Gulf of Mexico’s (GOM) deep water
Gulf’s deep waters regain momentum with new discoveries
22 June 2011
A trio of discoveries in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico (GOM) represent a huge advance in the industry’s struggle to revitalise the prolific basin in the aftermath of Deepwater Horizon
Deepwater Horizon legal battle begins
27 April 2011
The legal battle has been launched to establish who should pay what for the blowout that destroyed Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon rig last April, killing 11 workers and triggering a massive oil spill
All's not well at Transocean after multiple accidents last year
11 April 2011
Transocean faces fundamental challenges to its business on several fronts
Coon's law firm will take on BP over Deepwater Horizon
27 January 2011
Brent Coon is on the warpath over the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The Texan lawyer is resuming hostilities with an old foe, BP
Oil-tanker vetting gets tighter amid environmental safety concerns
27 January 2011
The Deepwater Horizon disaster has clear ramifications for the offshore drilling industry, but there is fall out for the shipping industry, too
Investigators criticise culture of complacency on Deepwater Horizon
14 December 2010
The bipartisan commission was appointed by President Barack Obama to investigate disaster in the Gulf of Mexico
Contractors slam 'self-serving' BP spill report; Dudley takes charge
30 September 2010
Halliburton and Transocean, the two contractors involved in BP's calamitous Macondo well – which was finally sealed on 19 September – reacted hard and fast after the major cited them for operational breaches contributing to the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) disaster
Oil industry rejects UK offshore moratorium
30 September 2010
THE UK's offshore safety culture is robust and there is no reason to halt drilling operations in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) oil spill, industry body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has told a parliamentary investigation
Static kill successfully halts Macondo spill
1 September 2010
BP stopped the flow of oil from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico with its static-kill procedure on 3 August, by pumping heavy mud through the blowout preventer (BOP) and into the well
US shale-gas producers: Caught in the crossfire
4 August 2010
The fallout of the Gulf of Spill is now spreading to shale-gas drillers in the US
Spill ramifications spread beyond the Gulf of Mexico
29 July 2010
The Deepwater Horizon disaster will have ramifications for deep-water drilling, not only in the Gulf of Mexico, but worldwide, as countries tighten their regulatory regimes
BP's Macondo well capped at last
29 July 2010
Oil has stopped flowing out of control from BP's blown-out Macondo well in the deep water Gulf of Mexico
BP: Hayward out, Dudley in
27 July 2010
BP hopes to end the crisis that has engulfed the major since the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe by replacing Tony Hayward as CEO
BP sheds assets
22 July 2010
BP's upstream deal with Apache will provide $7bn towards the company's clean-up operations in the US Gulf
China and sovereign debt could dwarf Gulf spill's market impact
1 July 2010
The spill is not the only problem facing the oil industry
An oil industry problem
1 July 2010
President Barack Obama does not yet know what caused the Gulf of Mexico oil spill ("we need to know the facts before we allow deep-water drilling to continue," he said last month). But the force of his anti-BP rhetoric suggests he has already made up his mind
Gulf spill will force industry consolidation
1 July 2010
Expect a wave of M&A in the US Gulf of Mexico next year, as independents find that new costs and liabilities make deep-water exploration in the region too risky, writes Simon Crompton
Deep trouble in deep water
3 June 2010
The long-term implications of the Gulf of Mexico's disastrous oil spill for the offshore industry could be as far-reaching as the spill itself, writes Anne Feltus
Tragedy for the US; disaster for big oil
3 June 2010
A MONTH after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil slick continues to spread