11 Apr 2015 Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is planning to impose a major new regulation on offshore oil and gas drilling 13 May 2015 BP still owns 270 acres of the block around its disastrous Macondo well and the area where the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon and other heavy signal from the Deepwater Horizon, a mobile oil rig sitting some. 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was connected to a BP oil well a 10 Apr 2018 Despite not yet receiving a final approval for drilling, BP Canada is in the process of moving an offshore drilling rig to the southeast coast of 9 Jul 2015 Nope, this is about BP and GE teaming up to connect the former's oil wells to the internet. The oil-and-gas giant has connected 650 of its wells 12 Mar 2015 The off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon burns in the Gulf of Mexico April 21st, 2010. Jon T. Fritz/AP. On January 27th, as the U.S. Justice 16 Oct 2011 Oil rig The British oil giant, BP, has repeatedly breached legal safety rules on all its rigs in the North Sea over the last year, according to the
Greenpeace also occupied a BP oil rig twice earlier this year, leading to the arrests of 14 activists in the Cromarty Firth. Richard Dixon, chief executive of Friends of the Earth Scotland, said a
The rig, Paul B Loyd Jr, is owned by Transocean and leased to BP for £140,000 a day. It was a Transocean rig operated by BP that caused the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. BP British Petroleum is responsible for the oil spill, which occurred when one of the oil rigs blew up and ripped open a pipe, which led to oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico. Deepwater Horizon – BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill On April 20, 2010, the oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon , operating in the Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, exploded and sank resulting in the death of 11 workers on the Deepwater Horizon and the largest spill of oil in the history of marine oil drilling operations. Map of Offshore Oil Rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. Report Gulf of Mexico Offshore Fracking, Health & Safety Oil & Gas Issues. Blue Dots = Oil & Gas Health or Safety Issue Reported. Oil & Natural Gas Drilling Sites, Power Plants, Renewable Energy, Refineries. The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion was the April 20, 2010, explosion and subsequent fire on the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit, which was owned and operated by Transocean and drilling for BP in the Macondo Prospect oil field about 40 miles southeast off the Louisiana coast. The explosion and subsequent fire resulted in the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon and the deaths of 11 workers; 17 others were injured. The same blowout that caused the explosion a
The Deepwater Horizon rig, owned and operated by offshore-oil-drilling company Transocean and leased by oil company BP, was situated in the Macondo oil prospect in the Mississippi Canyon, a valley in the continental shelf.
The Deepwater Horizon, the Macondo Well, and Sudden Death on the Gulf of Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling: an 9 Jun 2019 Greenpeace activists have boarded a BP oil rig halting its progress as it sails out to start drilling new oil wells off the coast of Scotland.