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The Arctic: a new frontier for oil, gas firms

BP's deal with Rosneft to jointly explore the Arctic's huge oil and gas reserves sets out a new frontier in the race for resources, but one that is dogged by technical and environmental concerns.

Jan 24, 2011
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Oil dispersants' effects still largely a mystery

In the wake of the BP oil spill, gaping questions remain about a key tool used during cleanup: the nearly 2 million gallons of chemical dispersants sprayed over the water or onto the gushing wellhead on the ...

Sep 09, 2010
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Anger mounts as oil blackens Louisiana coast

Anger was mounting as heavy oil blackened Louisiana's marshes and beaches and efforts to cap the oil which has been gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for more than a month met with more delays.

May 23, 2010
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Experts question BP's take on Gulf oil spill

(AP) -- Engineering experts probing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill exposed holes in BP's internal investigation as the company was questioned Sunday for the first time in public about its findings.

Sep 27, 2010
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