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Oil Change International published a report which was discussed in this DK diary . The report claimed that 60% of the gasoline production from Gulf Coast refineries (in PAD 3) was exported from ...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 11:50 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Originally posted here Today is the three-year-anniversary of the event that changed life for so many of us here on the Gulf of Mexico: The explosion at BP's Deepwater Horizon rig off Louisiana, ...
by Stuart H Smith
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 07:48 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
Originally posted here Sometimes it feels like conversations about the Gulf of Mexico -- nearly three years after BP's Deepwater Horizon catastrophe unleashed roughly 5 million barrels of fresh ...
by Stuart H Smith
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 07:04 AM PDT with 148 Recommends
Originally posted here One of the least understood aspects of the environmental devastation caused by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and spill in 2010 is the role of the chemical dispersant - ...
by Stuart H Smith
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 11:55 AM PST with 54 Recommends
Originally posted here There's major news this morning for all of us who've been fighting to preserve the Gulf Coast in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon case:
by Stuart H Smith
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 08:17 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Skip to the bottom of the diary if you're looking for the latest info on Tropical Storm Debby. Please note that this is not meant as an attack on the National Hurricane Center. They are great ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 69 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 05:39 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
530PM EDT: As I'd suspected for a few days now, Tropical Storm Debby will miss Louisiana altogether and make landfall in the Florida Panhandle near Tallahassee over the next few days. The tropical ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 76 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 09:58 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
The National Hurricane Center still gives a 70% (high) chance of a low pressure area in the southern Gulf of Mexico to form into a tropical depression over the next 48 hours. The NHC hasn't pulled ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 06:21 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
The NHC gives this area of low pressure a 50% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours. An area of low pressure is sitting in the Yucatan Channel this afternoon ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Jun 21, 2012 at 12:18 PM PDT with 105 Recommends
Two years ago today, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling platform killed 11 workers and marked the beginning of a prolonged environmental disaster now acknowledged as the worst in ...
by Michael Brune
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 02:15 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
From the department of No One Could Have Predicted This (via Marketwatch) : ...an oil slick was reportedly spotted near its platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. In a statement, Shell said the company ...
by Reinvented Daddy
Comment Count 98 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 05:40 AM PDT with 124 Recommends
Before Going on to the post below, note this except from US Congress' Joint Economic Committee's Report Iran's Oil and Gas Wealth :
by TheGrandWazoo
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 18, 2012 at 04:22 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Just in case you forgot, or wondered what the government was doing: U.S. prosecutors are preparing what would be the first criminal charges against BP PLC employees stemming from the ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 08:56 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Politico has a nice piece up about the Republican party's plan to beat the Democrats about the head and neck on the price of gas. This doesn't have to happen. Progressives can win this fight if we ...
by sdelear
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Apr 22, 2011 at 05:56 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
By Megan Hagist, Media Consortium blogger One year after the worst oil spill in U.S. history began, key questions about its environmental impact remain unanswered. The 4.9 million barrels of BP ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Apr 22, 2011 at 10:02 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Remember that scene at the end of of Raiders of the Lost Ark ? It's an often used joke in cases like this, where does this stuff go, either evidence of extraordinary events or things that ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Mar 26, 2011 at 08:17 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
This will be short, and SIAP, but this morning 2 independent calls were made to the Coast Guard, both reporting a sighting of a new oil slick. One caller estimated 0.5 mi sq, and the other reported ...
by hi5enigma
Comment Count 257 comments on Sat Mar 19, 2011 at 08:10 PM PDT with 237 Recommends
Dauphin Island Sea Lab LYING for $5M from BP Dauphin Island Sea Lab said that the Dolphins are miscarrying and baby Dolphins are dying because of 'cold water'. SO I check the Ocean temperature ...
by Benedictine
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Mar 04, 2011 at 05:58 AM PST with 16 Recommends
It's been almost a year hasn't it and I haven't written about Deep Water Horizon in months. But this is a headline that one cannot miss, it's one of those fears that so many had worried about. It'...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 09:02 PM PST with 45 Recommends
BP has apparently shifted from public relations mode to send-in-the-lawyers mode over its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Remember all those commercials where friendly, concerned BP employees were ...
by quaoar
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 12:17 PM PST with 43 Recommends