Oil Companies Investigate Report Of Sheen In Gulf

A new oil sheen was spotted in the Gulf of Mexico, although energy company BP said Thursday the discovery had nothing to do with its operations and was far from the site of its disaster-hit Macondo well.

Sections:  news   u.s.   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Keystone XL pipeline to be delayedKeystone XL pipeline to be delayed
    TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
  • Drivers benefit as oil prices drop sharply
    A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It's a relief to motorists and business owners and a positive development for the economy. More
  • Nigeria tycoon 'plans $8bn refinery'
    Africa's wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote, says he aims to invest up to $8bn in a major new oil refinery that would double Nigeria's current oil output. More
  • Exxon CEO's Compensation Rises to $40.2 Million
    Exxon Mobil said CEO Rex Tillerson's total compensation rose 15% last year to $40.2 million. More
  • Could cow manure be the future of green energy?
    The next time you drive past a farm and smell cow manure, here's something to think about while you're holding your nose. The stinky stuff could someday be an inexpensive source for fueling your car and powering your home... The process of turning the waste into natural gas by using what are called anaerobic digesters, has become much more efficient. More
BING NEWS:
  • Ringwood reservoir oil sheen remains a mystery
    When Ringwood police received a report of an unknown substance ... they rushed out to investigate. Although there was not a significant oil accumulation on the water, a light, rainbow-colored sheen less than 30 feet in diameter had appeared in the ...
    05/18/2014 - 9:16 pm | View Link
  • Oil companies investigate report of sheen in Gulf
    A new oil sheen was spotted in the Gulf of Mexico, although energy company BP said Thursday the discovery had nothing to do with its operations and was far from the site of its disaster-hit Macondo well. A spokesman for another company involved in ...
    03/20/2013 - 7:40 am | View Link
  • Oil companies investigate report of sheen in Gulf
    LONDON - A new oil sheen was spotted in the Gulf of Mexico, although energy company BP said Thursday the discovery had nothing to do with its operations and was far from the site of its disaster-hit Macondo well. A spokesman for another company involved in ...
    08/19/2011 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Oil sheen in Gulf prompts inquiry
    BP spokesman Daren Beaudo said his company had sent several remotely controlled submersibles into the water during the weekend to investigate the source of the sheen ... oil into the water from an Exxon Mobil platform, according to the report.
    08/18/2011 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Oil companies investigate report of sheen in Gulf
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Reports of an oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico didn't faze residents of the coast, where small spills are spotted hundreds of times a year and many people have come to see last year's BP catastrophe as a once-in-a-lifetime event.Gulf ...
    08/18/2011 - 5:42 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Dr. Willie Soon, a Career Fueled by Big Oil and Coal
    The 1990’s: Dr. Soon’s alliance with Big Oil began in the 1990s when oil companies began to see the threat of the growing climate science consensus and ...
    07/29/2015 - 1:07 pm | View Website
  • U.S. News | National News
    ABC News reports on United States politics, crime, education, legal stories, celebrities, weather, the economy and more
    07/29/2015 - 5:36 am | View Website
  • Deepwater Horizon oil spill
    The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) began on 20 April ...
    07/28/2015 - 11:06 am | View Website
  • State let oil companies taint drinkable water in Central ...
    Above: Tom Frantz is a farmer who inherited his father’s land and is worried about the quality of the water supply. Aletha Frantz plants a new almond tree Jan. 29 ...
    02/3/2015 - 12:19 am | View Website
  • The Downside of the Boom in North Dakota
    It was the 11th blowout since 2006 at a North Dakota well operated by Continental Resources, the most prolific producer in the booming Bakken oil patch.
    11/21/2014 - 6:58 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News