Minerals Management Service News
BP Considers Static Kill to Seal Oil Well, as Stacking Cap Works for Fifth Day
New Technique Would Be 11th Attempt to Contain Leak, But Relief Well Drilling Continues
Offshore Drilling: Years of Lax Oversight, Small Fines for Serious Violations
Gov't Agency Collected Just $21 Million in Fines Over 20 Years from Multi-Billion Dollar Drilling Industry
President Obama Addressed the Nation on Oil Spill -- What Did You Think of His Speech?
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BP: Battle Plan
Just a few hours before President Obama made his first address to the nation from the Oval Office a shocking new estimate was released. Of how much oil is gushing into the gulf each day up to 60000. Barrels a number up roughly 200% of the original estimate. the latest reminder of how high the
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Obama Taps New MMS Head To Oversee Reorganization
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: The White House announced today that President Obama has named Michael Bromwich to head embattled Minerals Management Service (MMS). Bromwich, a former assistant U.S. Attorney and Justice Department inspector general, is being tasked with implementing...
Chairman Towns on Spill: More Coordination Needed; Drilling Moratorium 'Has to be Revisited'
Fresh back from a trip to the Gulf, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today said the Obama administration needs to better coordinate the federal response to the BP oil mess – and expressed concern that the moratorium on deep-water drilling could bring further ...
Obama: BP Will Pay for Its 'Recklessness'
In First Oval Office Address President Outlines Plan to Restore Gulf Region, Prevent Future Catastrophes
BP Emails Show Disregard for 'Nightmare Well'
From Andrew Miller: Internal discussion at BP in the days leading up to the explosion that sunk the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and began the largest environmental catastrophe in American history reveal concerns about the well's integrity and a disregard...
The President's Oval Office Address
After a day and a half in the Gulf -- visiting a Coast Guard station in Mississippi, a booming staging area in Alabama, and a naval base in Florida -- President Obama will deliver his first Oval Office address Tuesday...