Latest Environmental issues with petroleum Stories

2010-05-11 11:29:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The chemical dispersants being used to break up the oil leaking into the gulf following the explosion of British Petroleum's Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig have the potential to cause just as much, if not more, harm to the environment and the humans coming into contact with it than the oil possibly would if left untreated. That is the warning of toxicology experts, led by Dr.

2010-05-11 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corent Company, in cooperation with Evergreen Flying, Inc., both Louisiana based companies, propose using the 1295 hp Turbine Air Tractor aircraft to apply Green Earth Technologies' (Pink Sheets: GETG) G-MARINE Fuel Spill Clean-UP! (NANO Emulsion Technology) Oil Dispersant over the affected areas of the BP/Trans Ocean Rig Collapse in the Gulf of Mexico.

2010-05-07 14:20:00

Crews began to lower a dome cap over the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico in an attempt to patch up a major environmental disaster.

2010-05-07 11:36:00

CLEVELAND, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Abanaki Corporation's patent-pending Fuzzy2(TM) material is being put to work off the coast of Louisiana on a disk skimmer cleaning up oil from the Gulf oil spill disaster.

2010-05-04 06:25:00

Members of the US Senate and representatives of environmental groups planned to meet to discuss the Gulf Coast oil spill on Tuesday, a day after legislation was introduced to raise the cap limiting the amount of damages oil companies are liable for in the wake of such a disaster.

2010-05-03 15:29:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Research indicates that significant public health impact is not unprecedented from a major oil spill on the water.

2010-05-03 15:08:00

HOUSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- TTI Exploration, a privately held geosciences technology company based in Houston, is beginning operations to support environmental surveillance efforts in response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that followed the explosion of Transocean's Deepwater Horizon drilling unit operated by BP and supported by Halliburton and Cameron International.

2010-04-30 07:50:00

The oil slick that resulted from a sunken rig has now reached the shores of Louisiana.

2010-04-29 17:46:00

PENSACOLA, Fla., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday in the Northern District of Florida Federal Court, Brad Bradford of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz along with Mat Richardson of Jackson, Foster, & Richardson filed suit on behalf of John T.

2010-01-25 12:10:00

Texas State Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson said crews worked Sunday to protect two sensitive wildlife areas after a crude oil spill shut down parts of a major southeast Texas port.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).