Gulf Oil Spill

North Coast Oil Tanker 'Ban' Would Stay Course On Risky Shipping

DeSmog Canada | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Impact
DeSmog Canada

Reviewing the tanker ban proposal, which has yet to be passed as legislation, West Coast identified numerous loopholes and exclusions that allow for the continued transport of oil on B.C.'s north coast via foreign fuel barges and even, potentially, in supertankers full of refined oil products like jet fuel.

U.S. Fears This Oil Spill Could Last Another Century

CP | Eric Tucker And Michael Kunzelman, The Associated Press | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON — A decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a...

Oilsands Fish Deformities Similar To Gulf Oil Spill, Exxon Valdez

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - There appear to be "remarkable similarities" between fish deformities found downstream from Alberta's oilsands and those observed after the E...

The Secret Benefits of Germs

Jason Tetro | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Pathogens only make up a fraction of the diversity of germs on Earth and a number of environmental germs have been examined for their financial and environmental benefit. For the most part, these germs are unknown and kept away from the science spotlight.

BP Ready For Battle Says CEO

CP | Meera Selva, The Associated Press | Posted 04.27.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON - BP chief executive Bob Dudley said in an interview published Sunday that the company is ready for a lengthy court battle over the 2010 oil sp...

BP Wins Huge Settlement

CP | Cain Burdeau, The Associated Press | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Business

NEW ORLEANS - BP PLC says it will be paid $250 million by the maker of the blowout preventer that failed to halt oil spewing from BP's busted well in ...

BP Investigating New Sheen In Gulf Of Mexico

CP | Raphael G. Satter, The Associated Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - Oil giant BP said Thursday it was investigating a new sheen in the Gulf of Mexico but added there was no immediate indication it was the resu...