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BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To Chevron

BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.


Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.


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Curious How Oil Spill Will Impact Hurricane Season

Scientists are trying to figure out what is going to happen with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico when hurricane season approaches . Jerry from…


Gulf Oil leak investigation to enter new phase

The blowout preventer has been recovered so that investigators can get to the bottom of what caused the worst oil spill ever. WBZ’s Ed Walsh talks about it with ABC’s Matt Gutman.


Markey wants BP to accept government oil estimate

A Massachusetts congressman is asking BP to accept the government’s latest estimate of how much oil spewed from the company’s blown-out Gulf well as a basis to determine how much it may face in civil […]


Crews begin effort to plug leaking Gulf oil well

Engineers began pumping heavy drilling mud into the blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well Tuesday in what they think is their best chance yet to reach the ultimate goal in a delicate process – snuffing […]


BP to start sealing blown-out well Tuesday

WBZ’s Ed Walsh speaks to a reporter on the scene.


BP CEO Hayward to step down

BP PLC says Tony Hayward will step down as chief executive officer from Oct. 1, to be succeeded by American Robert Dudley.


Work to plug leaky well back on track after storm

The work to plug BP’s leaky oil well was getting back on track Sunday as the skies cleared and crews raced to plug the gusher before another big storm halts the operation again.


WBZ Morning Headlines 7/23/10

Tropical Storm Bonnie approaching the Gulf, BP crews leaving the spill site.  Details on this and more top morning stories.