THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos in January there was standing room only at the session on the future of oil. Peter Voser, the chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, sat alongside the head of the Saudi oil giant Aramco, Khalid al Falih, and the chairman of Total, Thierry Desmarest. [...]
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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL MAY 1, 2010 By GUY CHAZAN BP PLC has asked for help from rival oil companies to deal with the oil spill rapidly approaching the Louisiana coastline, an admission that the British oil giant is running short of ideas for containing the looming environmental disaster. The request comes with BP under [...]
BACKLASH: State is next in line for drilling in federal waters. By ELIZABETH BLUEMINK email@example.com Published: May 1st, 2010 11:45 PM Last Modified: May 1st, 2010 11:46 PM The oil gushing from a Gulf of Mexico oil well has the potential to touch Alaska in many ways. Alaska is next in line, nationally, for offshore [...]
ABC NEWS: Owner of Louisiana Oil Well Objected to System That Would Have Shut Off Spill By MATTHEW MOSK, BRIAN ROSS and RHONDA SCHWARTZ Apr. 30, 2010 BP, the company that owned the Louisiana oil rig that exploded last week, spent years battling federal regulators over how many layers of safeguards would be needed to [...]
Health and Safety Executive serves ‘improvement notices’ after sharp rise in accidents The Deepwater Horizon oil rig ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico. Photograph: Gerald Herbert/AP Terry Macalister and Tim Webb guardian.co.uk, Saturday 1 May 2010 21.29 BST BP and other oil companies operating in the North Sea have been warned by the Health and [...]
May 1 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc should be doing more to protect coastal areas in the Gulf of Mexico from an oil slick formed after a drilling rig explosion, state and federal officials said.