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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.

2011-03-12 00:00:29

With the approval of the first deep-water drilling permit since the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, oil companies will need to ensure the safety of their offshore workers, Houston maritime lawyers Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin say. Houston, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Oil companies will need to do a better job of protecting their offshore workers when deep-water drilling resumes this month in the Gulf of Mexico, Houston maritime attorney Kurt Arnold said today. Arnold spoke in reaction to...

2011-02-24 00:00:45

Kurt Arnold of the Houston maritime law firm of Arnold & Itkin LLP counsels individuals, businesses affected by oil rig disaster to seek help negotiating government regulations.

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2011-02-18 09:00:00

Misguided well design decisions by BP officials, poor oversight of a cement contractor that they had received warnings about years beforehand, an ill-timed reorganization of the engineering staff, and the lack of cooperation from their partners were all factors that played a part in the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.

2011-02-01 22:54:42

Many questions remain about the fate and environmental impact of the marine oil caused by the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling platform.

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2011-01-27 05:50:00

A new study finds that dispersants placed deep in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the BP oil spill seemed to keep some oil from contaminating the water's surface -- however, the chemicals in the dispersant lingered underwater.

2011-01-26 09:46:00

Oilfield expert warns errors in report undermine safety recommendations SINGAPORE, Jan.

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2011-01-12 06:05:00

A US commission investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Tuesday that an overhaul of industry practices and tougher safety measures are needed to avoid a repeat of the worst oil disaster in US history.