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Scientist finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead

(AP) -- Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a top scientist's video and slides that she says demonstrate the oil isn't degrading as hoped and has decimated ...

Feb 20, 2011 4.8 / 5 (14) 16

US creates new agencies for oil oversight

Three separate bodies will now oversee offshore oil resources, once handled by an agency whose poor management was exposed after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, US officials announced Wednesday.

Jan 19, 2011 not rated yet 4

Lessons learned from oil rig disaster

When interviewed by the BBC, the now retired BP boss Tony Hayward admitted to his company's insufficient response to the Deepwater Horizon rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico. Could the company have been better prepared for ...

Jan 07, 2011 4 / 5 (4) 1

Panel: Gulf oil spill could happen again

(AP) -- Disasters like the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig could happen again without significant reform, according to the conclusions of a presidential panel that has the companies involved in the ...

Jan 06, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 1