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Deepwater Horizon Rig Wreckage Oil Sheens
2013-07-17 09:12:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Oil sheens recently discovered floating at the ocean's surface near the site of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster were caused by pockets of oil trapped within the wreckage of the sunken rig, according to the results of a new chemical analysis. The sheens, which were first reported to the US Coast Guard by BP last September, had led to some concern that the capped Macondo Well that played a key role in the largest offshore oil...

2013-07-15 10:23:42

NJIT Professor Michel Boufadel, is a co-author of a new expert report on the effects of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Mississippi Canyon-252 oil spill on ecosystem services in the Gulf of Mexico. Entitled "An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico," the report, published by the National Academy of Sciences, makes the case for how and why a more resilient Gulf of Mexico ecosystem needs to be developed. Recommendations...

Oil Spill Clean Up With Detergent Treated Glass
2013-06-22 05:18:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mechanical engineers at the University of Alberta have demonstrated that a simple glass surface can be used to repel oil underwater, making it a potentially useful tool for cleaning up petroleum spills. Incidents such as the 1989 Exxon Valdez accident and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion were responsible for leaking massive amounts of crude oil into the water, harming marine flora and fauna that come into contact...

2013-06-06 23:03:40

IT Strategies Group releases the Customer Mix Test Software with Batch Zone Calculations for Business Economic Loss Claims with Batch Import Feature for the OilClaim Calculator Software New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 It took weeks of data entry, if even possible to do a Customer Mix Test before this software. NOW, a Customer Mix Test can be performed in hours with batch uploading of customer receipts in CSV format that is converted into a Zone for each customer receipt and populates...

Deepwater Horizon Trial: Billions Of Dollars At Stake
2013-06-06 20:37:24

American Chemical Society How much will BP pay to compensate for damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil-rig disaster? One article in a three-part cover package on the disaster in this week´s edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) focuses on what promises to be a long, complicated federal trial – now getting underway in New Orleans – that will provide an answer. C&EN is the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world´s largest...

2013-05-16 23:03:12

http://www.datasite.com - The US oil and gas sector could soon see a raft of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity as a result of the new regulations brought in following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. New York, US (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Click here to read the full article: http://bit.ly/15F8gLj The US oil and gas sector could soon see a raft of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity as a result of the new regulations brought in following the Deepwater Horizon...

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

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 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. Not only did 11 workers lose their lives on the rig, but we also saw about 4.9 million barrels, or 206 million gallons, of oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico. Although today marks the three-year anniversary of the spill, no one knew at that time the spill would go on for so...


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