| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:41 PM
A fund established by the British oil company BP after the catastrophic 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico has awarded Nova Southeastern University $8.5 million for research projects.
A team led by the university's highly regarded Oceanographic Center...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Four years after BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, killing 11 workers and spilling more than 200 million gallons of crude, pressure appears to be building for more offshore drilling for oil and natural gas.
In July, over the...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:59 PM
For almost a year, we've been chronicling BP's efforts to undercut a damage settlement deal its own lawyers helped craft for victims of its record-setting 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
So it's proper to note that on...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:11 PM
The Obama administration took a step closer Friday to allowing oil and gas exploration off the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic coasts, drawing praise from the energy industry and criticism from environmentalists.
The Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Energy giant BP’s willful misconduct and gross negligence led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, a federal judge said in a ruling Thursday that exposes the company to billions of dollars in civil penalties.
The Deepwater Horizon...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Halliburton has agreed to a $1.1-billion settlement stemming from its involvement in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that spewed more than 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and killed 11 people, attorneys for the company and...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Radius has acquired U.S. rights to Participant Media's "The Great Invisible," five months after the documentary won a Grand Jury prize at South by Southwest.
Margaret Brown's film tells the story of the modern South and the impact of the 2010 Deepwater...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Working-class heroes and a five-year gestation period are among the axioms for making a fact-based movie in Hollywood. Both appear to be playing out for “Deepwater Horizon,” a long-developing, newly resurgent project based on the 2010 BP oil-...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Federal Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans already has ruled that BP is guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. His Sept. 4 finding exposed the British oil firm to as...
| Sep 3, 2013
Re "Why not pull the plug on cable," Opinion, Aug. 30
The geniuses at Time Warner Cable who are responsible for taking CBS and Showtime out of service are also responsible for what might be the biggest corporate public relations gaffe since BP's post-...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:37 PM
General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths.
In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...