Articles Tagged 'BP'
Judge who overturned drilling bans had shares in the oil industry
Matthew Weaver, The Guardian
The judge who overturned deepwater drilling bans allowingÂ BP to resumeoil extraction in the Gulf of Mexico, had shares inÂ Transocean… READ MORE
Donations Create a Tricky Balance for Oil-State Politicians
ByÂ DAVID M. HERSZENHORN andÂ ERIC LICHTBLAU, The New York Times
WASHINGTON â€” The outburst by Representative Joe L. Barton of Texas in support of… READ MORE
BP’s Hayward set for Congressional grilling
WASHINGTON – BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward was set to face the wrath of U.S. lawmakers on Thursday as investors welcomed a plan to… READ MORE
Henry Waxman puts Big Oil on trial
By JONATHAN ALLEN & JAKE SHERMAN, Politico
Henry Waxmanâ€™s war on Big Oil has begun.
The California Democrat, along with Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.), will … READ MORE
Democrat consultants profited from BP ties
By Jerome R. Corsi, WorldNetDaily
Top Democratic Party consultants connected to the Obama White House have profited from advising politicians in South America who have long-termÂ economicÂ ties to BritishPetroleum.
Perhaps the best-known instance was in Bolivia, where the consulting group GCS worked to re-elect as president Gonzalo SÃ¡nchez de Lozada, popularly known as “Goni.”
GCS is an acronym formed… READ MORE
As BP works to cap current leak, Obama eyes how to stop future spills
(CNN) — President Obama will meet Tuesday with the heads of a new commission created to investigate how to prevent future oil spills like the devastating leak from BP’s Gulf of Mexico well.
White House aides said Obama will make public comments after meeting with former Sen. Bob Graham of Florida and former Environmental Protection Agency administrator William Reilly. The… READ MORE
BP to retry spill ‘containment’
By David Eldridge, The Washington Times
Unsuccessful in its latest bid to plug the oil leak off the Louisiana coast, BP on Sunday announced a… READ MORE
Next Steps to Confront the Big Spill(CBS) BP said last evening that its so-called “Top Kill” operation failed to stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.Â Don Teague has
… READ MORE
OBAMA ADMIN GAVE RIG ‘SAFETY AWARD’ LAST YEARBy JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES â€“ The federal agency responsible for ensuring that theDeepwater HorizonÂ was operating safely before it exploded last… READ MORE
Oil slick poses political peril for Obama
By Joseph Curl, The Washington Times
The rapidly expanding environmental catastrophe caused by the oil spill off the coast of Louisiana is presenting a growing… READ MORE