News tagged with blowout

BP executive defends spill response tactics

A BP executive who led the company's efforts to halt its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico testified Tuesday that his decisions were guided by the principle that they shouldn't do anything that ...

dateOct 02, 2013 in Environment
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Concert experiments with all-mobile ticketing

(AP) -- A recent concert featuring the dance duo LMFAO and rapper/producer Swizz Beatz seemed like a typical summer concert. But the fans who attended were actually taking part in an experiment in mobile ...

dateAug 15, 2011 in Other
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Blowouts onshore: Fear, pollution, uncertainty

(AP) -- A gas well blowout in the shadow of Yellowstone National Park spewed a cloud of explosive natural gas, forced evacuations for miles around and polluted the drinking water - and the people who live ...

dateMar 06, 2011 in Environment
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BP could have prevented blowout: investigator

BP's oil well in the Gulf of Mexico might never have blown last year if the company's engineers had been consulted about a key test that pointed to a defective cement job, investigators reported Thursday.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Environment
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