Oil spill

Earth Day was started 49 years ago by a senator who was distraught by the devastation of an oil spill that had struck the California coastline near Santa Barbara the previous year. The movement went global in 1990 and this year’s edition will focus on calling for increased protection of endangered species and their habitats.
Oil giant BP said it had reached an £12bn legal settlement in the US to cover the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill
Alex Salmond has been accused of massively overestimating the size of the North Sea oil reserves by a major oil tycoon, in
A Rosneft drilling project "But we’re not supposed to worry – someone will be counting the polar bears after all," Mr Ayliffe
Eighty swans have been removed from the River Thames due to a mystery oil spill which is baffling authorities. Thames Water
Oil giant BP revealed its profits had been hit by the fallout from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, posting a net
BP's hopes of reaching a settlement over the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe were dealt a blow on Wednesday after it emerged
Our cousins across the pond were horrified and, rightly so, at the damage wrought by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But what about the misconduct of the U.S oil company, Chevron, in Ecuador?
BP is to outlay £4.9 billion on thousands of people hit by by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico disaster. The company said it
Oil giant BP has fired the latest shots in a legal battle over the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, claiming contractor Halliburton