Posts Tagged ‘environmental’

Search for two missing ongoing after Gulf blast

by on November 17, 2012 1:29 am BST
Black Elk representatives could not provide any details after repeated calls to its office in Houston throughout the day Friday. Early reports said two people had died in the explosion in West Delta Block 32. As of 19:30 in Houston, no confirmation of the fatalities was available. The four injured are reported

Sound Oil announces reopening of D150 and D148 permit applications

by on November 15, 2012 3:52 am BST
Sound Oil announces reopening of D150 and D148 permit applicationsSound Oil, announces that it has been advised by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development that it has immediately reopened the Company's applications for two of its offshore permits d150DR-CS containing the Laura gas discovery and d148DR-CS,

Oiled animals puzzle experts

by on November 10, 2012 12:12 am BST
Sightings of oiled birds and marine mammals over the past two months have raised "red flags" among state and federal agencies that oversee wildlife and environmental conditions in the region, US Coast Guard spokesman David Mosley told Reuters.The precise scope of oil contamination has yet to be quantified, but

Oil groups urge Obama to ‘keep promises’

by on November 7, 2012 9:04 pm BST
Obama, a Democrat, defeated his Republican rival Mitt Romney on Tuesday in a tightly fought election that hinged on domestic economic policy and still-high unemployment rates. The candidates at times engaged in colourful discussions on the role energy production will play as the US continues to climb its way