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  1. Baker Institute: Drilling in gulf evolves after Macondo spill

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    Fri, 11 Feb 2011

    Future oil and gas production from the deepwater and ultradeepwater Gulf of Mexico hinges on how US drilling policy and safety standards evolve following the April 2010 Macondo well blowout and subsequent oil spill, speakers said Feb. 11 at Rice University’s Baker Institute.

  2. Rising US production may stimulate more OPA scrutiny, ELI forum told

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    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    other issues which are more troublesome." But the Macondo spill was the single incident most responsible for stimulating demands ..... which became law on July 6, 2012, changed where Macondo spill damage fines can be used, with 80% now going to states

  3. MARKET WATCH: Cyprus bailout agreement pressures oil prices

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    Mon, 18 Mar 2013

    other news, Raymond James analysts said, “After 3 straight years of oil production declines in the wake of the Macondo spill , 2013 is set to be the Gulf of Mexico's first year of growth since 2009. While production is likely to flatten

  4. Executives braced for Oval Office speech

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    Mon, 14 Jun 2010

    other action, a federal judge denied Transocean Ltd.’s request to limit its liability for damages caused by the Macondo spill to the value of the rig’s unpaid drilling rental fees, about $27 million, under the Limit of Liability Act of

  5. CERAWeek: BP outlines new deepwater drilling policies

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    Tue, 8 Mar 2011

    physical cleanup efforts to see what technology needs additional development. One innovation developed during the Macondo spill response was equipment called the sand shark that lifts and sifts beach sand to remove oil. Contact Paula Dittrick

  6. MARKET WATCH: Oil climbs above $75/bbl, while gas tops $5/MMbtu

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    Tue, 15 Jun 2010

    certification, he said. Thompson & Knight LLP issued a client alert in which it warned, “The drilling moratorium and Macondo spill litigation may result in some oil and gas companies undergoing financial distress. No company is ‘too big to fail.’” The attorneys noted an operating

  7. BP sets up safety division, restructures upstream

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    Mon, 11 Oct 2010

    people, caused injury to many others and had a widespread environmental impact." Dudley said BP's response to the Macondo spill will go beyond deepwater drilling. "There are lessons for us relating to the way we operate, the way we organize

  8. Global oil demand to outgrow decline

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    Mon, 5 Jul 2010

    growth in the OECD, and the last time that happened was January 2006." Macondo fallout Political fallout from the Macondo spill , meanwhile, is escalating, Horsnell noted. The industry's one apparent victory, a federal judge's order to

  9. Helix Energy outlines oil spill response system

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    Mon, 7 Mar 2011

    vessels—the Helix Producer I and the Q4000—both of which were used along with many other vessels in the deepwater Macondo spill response efforts last year. The Producer is a floating production vessel while the Q4000 is a multiservice vessel

  10. BP's bill for oil spill response tops $3 billion

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    Mon, 12 Jul 2010

    confirmed that tar balls recovered from Texas along Galveston beaches and Bolivar Peninsula contain crude from the Macondo spill . Previously, spilled oil reached Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. Officials said it remains unclear

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