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2011-09-14 14:46:46

Several new studies of air and water near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill conclude that cleanup workers may have escaped harm from one of the most worrisome groups of potentially toxic substances in the oil.

2011-06-20 15:05:00

GENEVA, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / Euronext Paris / SIX: WFT) today announced that its U.S. subsidiary has reached agreement with BP to settle any claims that may have arisen between the companies relating to the Deepwater Horizon incident and oil spill.

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2011-04-24 08:00:00

In a report on Friday, the US Coast Guard criticized Transocean's Deepwater Horizon oil rig by saying the company had 'poor safety culture'.

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of the Houston maritime law firm, Arnold & Itkin LLP, say the federal government and oil industry have been too slow to act on improving offshore worker safety. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 One year after the deadly Deepwater Horizon oil rig fire and explosion, reforms are still needed to provide better safety for offshore workers, Houston maritime injury attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin said today. “On the whole, I don’t think you...

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2011-04-21 12:30:00

BP is suing the owner of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year for $40 billion in damages.

2011-04-20 00:00:30

Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, attorneys with the Houston maritime law firm of Arnold & Itkin LLP, say safer work conditions would be the best memorial to the Deepwater Horizon’s 11 lost offshore workers. Houston, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Houston maritime attorney Jason Itkin said the effects of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill are still being felt by many communities and workers along the Gulf coast as the first anniversary of the disaster approaches. “Workers,...

2011-04-19 08:50:00

BALTIMORE, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RLTV, the only cable network dedicated to serving the needs of generation 50+, will air a special episode of "Stanley On The Go" on April 20th at 8pm EDT.

2011-04-14 10:48:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Senator Bob Graham and William K.

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2011-04-13 05:55:00

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean Ltd announced on Tuesday that its ultra-deepwater drillship Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 had set a world record for deepwater drilling by an offshore drilling rig.

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2011-04-04 05:40:00

BP is expected to resume deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in July.


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