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Coast Guard continues response to Rattle Snake Bayou oil spill

The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a well discharging a mixture of crude oil, gas, and water near Port Sulphur. The Coast Guard and Hilcorp are both conducting aerial assessments of the area. Source control crews have controlled the leak, and continue to work to repair the well in attempt to prevent further…
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Equipment failure results in oil spill in western North Dakota

An equipment failure caused about 163 barrels, or 6,846 gallons, of crude oil to spill Saturday at a well pad in Dunn County, according to a report released by the North Dakota Department of Health on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The spill occurred about 11 miles north of Killdeer at a site owned by Burlington Resources…
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Know-how from the oil disaster:

Ukrainian struck the scientific world of their own invention The work of the Ukrainian scientist became the best among 120 others, at the competition in Mexico. How the invention will help to purify the water – you know the correspondent “5 channel” How to save water bodies from pollution with oil products – this issue…
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Boosting oyster industry tops requests for BP oil spill recovery dollars

Three projects are seeking millions in BP oil spill recovery dollars to help revitalize the oyster industry in Franklin and Wakulla counties. The proposals are among the dozens of requests from both counties, which are looking at securing $49.43 million from Triumph Gulf Coast Inc. The non-profit organization oversees the dispersal of money to eight…
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