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Where is Tony Hayward? Not in the Gulf.

Jun 24, 2010
Beleaguered BP CEO Tony Hayward is no longer running the British oil giant's cleanup operations in the Gulf of Mexico spill.
Posted In: Oil

Folks turn to local gov't for oil spill help

Jun 23, 2010
So far, more than 40,000 people have used hotlines set up by BP to offer suggestions and ideas for stopping the oil spill and cleaning things up. But a lot of regular folks feel like they aren't getting through to BP. And some are going to local governments to see if they can get anyone to pay attention. Adriene Hill reports.
Posted In: Oil

Obama Administration will try to reinstate deepwater drilling ban

Jun 23, 2010
The Obama Administration is quickly regrouping to try to get its moratorium on deepwater oil drilling reinstated.
Posted In: Oil

UPDATE: Court overturns deepwater drilling moratorium

Jun 22, 2010
A court decided to roll back President Obama's six-month moratorium on deepwater oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted In: Jobs, Oil

Rising price of oysters takes toll on po-boy

Jun 22, 2010
The latest casualty of the Gulf oil spill: The oyster po-boy, a famous New Orleans sandwich and longtime staple regional food. High prices of oysters are even forcing some restaurant owners to knock the food off their menus.
Posted In: Food

Oil rig worker reported leak weeks before BP spill

Jun 21, 2010
A worker on the oil rig that blew up in the Gulf of Mexico says he reported a leak in the safety equipment weeks before the explosion.
Posted In: Oil

Scientists see oily silver lining in BP leak

Jun 18, 2010
BP has pledged a half-billion dollars towards researching the biological impacts of the Gulf oil spill, which is helping some eco-scientists continue their projects.
Posted In: Oil, Science

How did BP CEO fare before committee?

Jun 17, 2010
Lawmakers kicked off a House subcommittee hearing with more than an hour of BP criticism before the oil company's chief got his chance to talk. Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale talks with Bob Moon about what happened when BP CEO Tony Hayward testified and why he didn't answer certain questions.
Posted In: Oil

Strong support between Gulf fishing, oil

Jun 16, 2010
At this point we've heard a lot about the BP oil spill, how it's devastating Gulf coast fishing.And you might think the fishing industry and oil industry would be at odds. But as Adriene Hill reports from the Sustainability Desk, in Southern Louisiana, it's not that simple.
Posted In: Oil

British criticize Obama's BP rhetoric

Jun 16, 2010
In Britain, some politicians and some pundits have bristled at what they see as President Obama's "anti-British rhetoric" over the role of BP. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Oil

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Marketplace covers the major BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the repercussions and the costs.