I can’t say its the most captivating document ever produced (unless you’ve got a thing for regulatory practices and safety recommendations), but it is an…View More BOEMRE Final Report on Deepwater Horizon
Unlike the blown out Macondo well, scientific data surrounding last year’s oil spill has been coming out in a painfully slow trickle. As the oil…View More CSI Macondo: Fingerprinting the oil that got away
You know that oxygen-less zone that chokes life and forms every year in the Gulf of Mexico at the base of the Mississippi? Currently its…View More 2011 Gulf of Mexico ‘dead zone’ could be biggest ever
I have to say, I’m pretty impressed with NOAA. If you’ve been to their homepage lately, you’ll notice that the key Deepwater Horizon links have…View More Deepwater Horizon: Resources and Restoration
If the BP oil spill hadn’t happened, where would the oil have gone? This short animation by Chris Harmon gives a sense of the vast…View More If the BP oil spill hadn’t happened…
I’m tired of hearing people say the oil spill isn’t is bad as it could been or we thought it would be. “A lot of…View More Pardon Me If I Don’t Start Celebrating
One year ago today, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, killing 11 workers and causing oil to gush into the Gulf of Mexico for three…View More One year after the oil started
One year ago today, all hell broke loose in the Gulf. From scientists’ perspective, last year’s massive oil spill only just unlocked gates of Hades;…View More Oil Spill anniversary: Show me the money…and data!
The New York Times has a great article out this week, as we near the year anniversary of the Macondo Well blowout and the ensuing…View More Deepwater Horizon: Science progresses, a year later
Two days ago I posted on the fiasco that characterized Transocean’s recent decision to give out bonuses because of their terrific 2010 safety record. This…View More Umm Thanks?