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Shell's Kulluk mobile oil drilling rig is towed by tugs off the coast Alaska in
An advisory committee formed after 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster could be meeting for the last time this week, because its charter is set to expire.
A committee that advises the federal government on how to make offshore oil drilling safer could be...
Jan 9, 2013 | Read More
Greenpeace activists on the oil-drilling platform Leiv Eiriksson
Greenpeace activists occupied the world's second-largest rig on Friday, which is on its way from Turkey to Greenland to explore for oil
SARKOY, TURKEY—The fight to stop the global oil industry exploring the pristine deep waters of the...
Apr 22, 2011 | Read More
Old oil rig
More than a million abandoned wells may be out there. But the task of finding, plugging and monitoring the old wells is daunting to cash-strapped states
In the last 150 years, prospectors and energy companies have drilled as many as 12 million holes...
Apr 10, 2011 | Read More
Concern that contaminants will be insidious and persistent in ecosystems
Scientists and ocean advocates stepped up warnings this week of potential dangers from chemical...
May 13, 2010 | Read More