oil spill

Oil Companies Are Downplaying Spills in the Gulf of Mexico, Coast Guard Data Reveals

Satellite data reveals that energy companies spilled nearly 1 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico last year -- substantially…

Dakota Access Pipeline Developers Linked to 69 Spills in Two Years

In the past two years, the companies responsible for heading the Dakota Access Pipeline reported 69 incidents accounting for nearly 550,000 gallons of…

Crude Oil Leak Fouls Key Waterway Near Dakota Pipeline Route

A recently discovered oil leak along an important waterway may give further weight to the Standing Rock Sioux's efforts to keep crude oil…

3p Weekend: When Botched CSR Turns Deadly

In each of these events, which hit the headlines over the past two years alone, the shirking of government and corporate responsibility went…

Crude Oil Spills Prompt New Questions About Safety

The derailments of two cargo trains earlier this week are spurring debate about whether crude oil shipments have a place on the rails…

Yellowstone River Oil Spill Prompts State of Emergency

For the second time in four years, the state of Montana is facing the consequences of an oil spill in the Yellowstone River.…

Oil Spill in Singapore Strait Puts Endangered Turtles at Risk

Environmental groups are waiting to see whether a 4,500-ton oil spill, which occurred last week when two ships collided in the Singapore Strait,…

BP Op-Ed: Gulf Impacts Not So Bad!

BP is in hot water for publishing an "op/ed" from senior vice president of U.S. communications and external affairs, Geoff Morrell.

Reports Predict Disaster If Enbridge Pipeline Ruptures in Great Lakes

A recent report by the University of Michigan illustrates the devastation that could occur if a 60-year-old pipeline carrying 23 million gallons of…

Oil Spill Shuts Down Houston Ship Channel on Exxon Valdez Anniversary

The memories of one of the country's worst environmental accidents was marked with yet another spill, this time off the coast of Galveston…

BP to Pay Record Fines for Deepwater Disaster

BP has reached an agreement with the federal government to accept criminal responsibility for the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster and to pay…

BP Cuts a Deal on the Deepwater Horizon Spill

Just days before BP was set to go to trial with a group of more than 100,000 plaintiffs, the company announced over the…

Fixing BP’s Big Fix

BP is putting a lot of money behind a TV commercial that opens with “This was the Gulf’s best tourism season in years.”…

Massive Oil Spill Off Nigerian Coast May Not Be Contained

Royal Dutch Shell announced on December 21, 2011 that about 40,000 barrels of crude oil leaked into the Atlantic Ocean from the Bonga…

Russia Spills 5 Million Tons of Oil Every Year in the Arctic

Petroleum is probably one of the most precious commodities we have. It powers every aspect of human life, not just in terms of…