Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
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.
A state Department of Environmental Protection spokesman said most of the oil that spilled when a tanker truck overturned in Arlington on Friday has been recovered.
The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
In an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney’s problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
As much as 60,000 barrels of oil are pouring into the Gulf Coast every day. Now, BP is burning some of the oil to keep it from reaching land. That…
The BP oil spill that continues to pump thousands of gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico each day has many across the nation feeling the need…
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…
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 […]
WBZ’s Ed Walsh speaks to a reporter on the scene.