Oil Spill

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.


New cap in place on leaking well

Testing of a new, tighter cap on the Gulf gusher begins today to see if the device can stop the spewing crude.


Oil spill clean-up slow, frustrating

ABC’s Matt Gutman speaks with WBZ’s Rod Fritz on this week’s clean-up efforts on Gulf beaches affected by the massive oil spill.