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Scientists Identify Harmful Elements Of Persisting Oil After Deepwater Horizon
2014-01-23 09:08:29

Scientists analyzed the composition of eight oil-soaked sand patties that were collected along the Gulf shores from April until November in 2011 after the Deepwater Horizon explosion. They determined and classified the chemical composition of these oil residues, showing that they contain harmful compounds.

Looking Back At The Gulf Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Three Years Ago Today
2013-04-20 07:36:30

It has been three years since we caught word an explosion took place on an oil rig off the Gulf coast, kickstarting the worst offshore oil spill in US history.

Oil Rig Explosion Injures Crew Member, 2 Still Missing
2012-11-17 08:45:44

At least 11 people were injured and two others have been reported missing following an explosion at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, various media outlets are reporting.

Oil Eating Bacteria Help Clean Up Deepwater Horizon Disaster
2012-09-12 15:06:11

Both the oil and gas industry (BP in particular) as well as the whole Gulf region could use some good news. That good news came in an article published by Associate Professor John Kessler of The University of Rochester’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and his co-author Megran Du, a graduate research assistant at Texas A&M’s Department of Oceanography.

2012-09-11 22:01:00

The BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico during the spring of 2010 could have been prevented if the experiences of earlier disasters had been put to use, REMESO researcher Charles Woolfson claims.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.