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BP crowdsources Gulf clean-up technologies

Even as the world waits to see whether BP can permanently stem the flow of oil into the Gulf, the company is evaluating technologies to clean up the disaster.

By 20 July 2010


BP fails to plug oil well with 'top kill' method

Next option is to try to capture the oil from the well rather than plug it. The best option for stopping the flow remains drilling a relief well, which is expected to take months.

By 30 May 2010


Fake BP Twitter account remains shrouded in mystery

Someone very funny has been aping oil company BP's public relations department in the wake of the Gulf Coast rig disaster. We still have no idea who's behind it.

By 28 May 2010


Inside BP's war room

Details from third floor of the British oil giant's U.S. headquarters in Houston, where executives and engineers schemed up "top kill" and continue to deal with the oil spill crisis in the Gulf.

By 3 June 2010


Obama in Gulf as BP reports progress

President Obama visits one of the worst-affected areas from the spreading spill, while BP says success of latest effort to stop the flow still uncertain.

By 29 May 2010


Presidential commission to probe Gulf oil spill

Panel will investigate issues related to the spill and its aftermath, including rig safety and regulatory regimes at the local, state, and federal levels.

By 18 May 2010


BP tussles with latest bid to contain oil spill

As tricky undersea efforts to stanch the flow of oil continue, the Obama administration demands "immediate public clarification" about BP's intentions on paying costs tied to the accident.

By 16 May 2010


Hair, fur, pantyhose deployed to fight oil spill

Environmental groups and people along the Gulf of Mexico are making booms and mats out of hair and fur to clean up the recent oil spill.

By 8 May 2010


Obama to visit scene of Gulf oil spill

President over the weekend will visit the Gulf Coast to back efforts to clean up and contain of one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history.

By 2 May 2010


BP says it's tackling oil spill, will pay claims

With its reputation battered by a catastrophic oil spill threatening the Gulf shore, BP promises to pay for cleanup, compensate "legitimate" claims.

By 4 May 2010