Nine years since the explosion that triggered the disaster, Phil Keating reports on whether the Gulf ecosystem is recovering.
Oil company BP agreed on 2 July to pay US$18.7 billion to settle civil lawsuits over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. An estimated 3.19 million barrels of oil poured into the Gulf during the months-long crisis, the largest marine spill in US history.
This is the first site at which scientists or even the public can easily access a compilation of available research data on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster with a few clicks of a mouse.
As the fifth anniversary of the BP oil spill approaches, a research vessel is expected to set sail from Gulfport this morning to study some of the effects of the 2010 disaster.
Florida has received $34.3 million in conservation grants from a settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Local researchers will lead a continued assessment of the BP oil spill’s impact on the environment under a new $16 million grant.
A team of scientists studying the cause of skin lesions found on fish in the Gulf of Mexico in 2011 and 2012 have been unable to rule out toxic chemicals contained in oil released during the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill as their cause, according to a peer reviewed study released Monday (Aug. 4).
An exploration vessel will set sail Sunday morning to continue its study of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s impact on corals in the Gulf of Mexico.
University of New Orleans (UNO) graduate student Phoebe Ray received an award for her poster presentation at the International Oil Spill Conference 2014 (IOSC) held May 5-8 in Savannah, Georgia.
A team of scientists led by University of Georgia marine biologist Samantha Joye will spend most of April using the deepsea submarine Alvin to study the mile-deep seafloor near the site of BP’s ill-fated Macondo well