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Cleanup continues on oil spill in farmer’s field – Bismarck Tribune


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Cleanup continues on oil spill in farmer's field
Bismarck Tribune
BISMARCK, N.D. — Cleanup continues around-the-clock one year after a pipeline break spilled more than 20,000 barrels of oil in a farmer's field in northwestern North Dakota. The massive spill from a Tesoro pipeline was discovered by a Tioga farmer
A year later, cleanup still going for ND oil spillMonterey County Herald

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 7:57 pm

Justices won’t revive BP oil spill claims – Sioux City Journal


Justices won't revive BP oil spill claims
Sioux City Journal
The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place lower court rulings that dismissed the lawsuits against BP and other companies involved in the worst U.S. offshore oil spill. A rupture of BP's Macondo well and the explosion on the Deepwater

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 3:01 pm

Mooringsport oil spill update, 2400 barrels recovered so far – WFSB 3 Connecticut – WFSB


Mooringsport oil spill update, 2400 barrels recovered so far – WFSB 3 Connecticut
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The oil spill happened almost a week ago, on Monday, October 13 just before 8:00 a.m. off Old Mooringsport Latex Road and LA 169. Oil flowed into the Tete Bayou but did not reach Caddo Lake. About 2,400 barrels of oil had been recovered as of Sunday …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 1:16 pm

New Orleans Film Festival best bet, Day 5: BP oil-spill doc ‘Great Invisible … – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com


New Orleans Film Festival best bet, Day 5: BP oil-spill doc 'Great Invisible
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
There have been other documentaries about the BP oil spill, and there will be many more to come. But director Margaret Brown's SXSW-decorated "The Great Invisible" stands out not only for providing a comprehensive view of the 2010 disaster, but for

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:03 pm

Appeals Court Upholds Prison Term for Gulf Oil Spill Claims Fraud – Insurance Journal


Appeals Court Upholds Prison Term for Gulf Oil Spill Claims Fraud
Insurance Journal
A federal appeals court has upheld the fraud conviction of man who pretended to be a shrimp-boat captain and alleged he lost his livelihood to collect oil spill recovery money. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Court of Appeals last week denied

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 10:56 am

Large oil spill cleanup in Caddo Parish; hunter advisory issued – Shreveport Times


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Large oil spill cleanup in Caddo Parish; hunter advisory issued
Shreveport Times
Sunoco Logistics, operator of the Mid-Valley Pipeline, has responded with more than 250 personnel to the site to contain and recover the oil, which entered Tete Bayou but did not reach Caddo Lake. The spill caused the evacuation of at least one home
Crude oil spills into Caddo bayou, kills wildlifeThe Daily Advertiser
Officials say oil spill has not reached Caddo LakeFuelFix (blog)
Thousands of barrels of crude oil spill into Louisiana wild in pipeline burstDaily Mail
eNews Park Forest -ThinkProgress
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:26 am

State hosts webinar on oil spill restoration projects – Pensacola News Journal


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State hosts webinar on oil spill restoration projects
Pensacola News Journal
The public is invited to join a webinar next week focusing on projects the state wants to submit for oil spill fine money. Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is presenting the webinar 6
Mississippi To Submit Four Proposals For Spill FundingMississippi Public Broadcasting (blog)

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Posted on 19 October 2014 | 9:08 pm

Ebola and the BP oil spill – Washington Post (blog)


Ebola and the BP oil spill
Washington Post (blog)
Allen has at various times referred to the oil spill as an event that is “anomalous, asymmetrical and unprecedented.” On Wednesday he dropped a few more multisyllabic adjectives: “indeterminate . . . omnidirectional . . . unbounded.” But he

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 1:14 pm

Oil spill claims administrator says BP ‘not completely candid’ in bid to … – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com


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Oil spill claims administrator says BP 'not completely candid' in bid to
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
Court-appointed Deepwater Horizon oil spill claims administrator Patrick Juneau explains the claims program to employees during a visit to a claims center on Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey on June 4, 2012. (Photo by John McCusker, NOLA.com | The …
Oil spill plaintiff lawyers fight BP effort to oust claims administrator Fox News
Oil spill plaintiff's lawyers contest BP's move to oust economic claims chiefAL.com
EXCLUSIVE: BP loses court battle over Mexico Gulf oil spill claimsThe Independent
ABC News -USA TODAY -ClaimsJournal.com
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Posted on 16 October 2014 | 3:53 pm

Following the flow of oil spill fine money – Pensacola News Journal


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Following the flow of oil spill fine money
Pensacola News Journal
In response to the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon oil spill that killed 11 workers and spewed 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf for 87 days — killing marine life and shore birds, oiling beaches and derailing tourism — Congress passed the
Gov. Rick Scott announces oil spill damage recovery plansThe Independent Florida Alligator

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Posted on 13 October 2014 | 4:23 pm

Oil Spill – Yahoo Search Results

A year later, cleanup still going for ND oil spill

One year after a pipeline rupture flooded a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota with more than 20,000 barrels of crude, Tesoro Corp. is still working around the clock cleaning up the oil spill — one …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:28 pm

US justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes or regions that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 3:21 pm

Justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The justices did not …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 3:04 pm

Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port

PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A disabled Russian cargo ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel was in route to port in British Columbia for repairs and the rescue operation was declared officially over Sunday, but a debate brewed over oil tanker safety off Canada's West Coast.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:18 am

Oil spill ruling needs review – BP

Attorneys for BP say in a motion that US district judge Carl Barbier's September 4 ruling that the company acted with "gross negligence" in the disaster was based on testimony that had been excluded from the trial.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 3:24 am

BP asks judge to reconsider 'gross negligence' ruling

HOUSTON (Reuters) – BP Plc on Thursday asked a U.S. court to reconsider a September ruling that found the company "grossly negligent" for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a finding that boosted its potential liabilities by about $18 billion (11.16 billion pounds).

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 5:17 am

Oil spill plaintiff lawyers: keep claims chief

A move by oil giant BP to have a court fire the administrator of a damage claims settlement arising from the 2010 BP oil spill was opposed Wednesday by the administrator as well as by lawyers for Gulf …

Posted on 15 October 2014 | 11:44 pm

Hazmat crews at scene of crude spill in Louisiana: report

(Reuters) – A crude oil spill at Mooringsport village in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, led to the evacuation of at least one family, according to a report on KSLA television website.

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 2:33 pm

Is Solo Oil PLC The Perfect Partner For BP plc In Your Portfolio?

Could a mix of ‘little and large’ be a potent combination with Solo Oil PLC (LON: SOLO) and BP plc (LON: BP)?

Posted on 9 October 2014 | 1:39 pm

Oil spill at Hampshire refinery

ESSO has confirmed an oil spill at a refinery near Southampton.

Posted on 7 October 2014 | 8:14 pm