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An oversupply of oil isn't all good

Dec 9, 2014
Too much oil means prices fall, but also oil companies cutting back.
Posted In: BP, big oil, oil prices

An auction where you can buy a $1 million oil lease

Aug 28, 2014
Oil companies spend millions for the right to drill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted In: offshore drilling, BP, big oil

BP signs deal to get back in the game

Mar 14, 2014
By signing a new deal with the EPA, BP agrees to more oversight
Posted In: BP, Oil, land, Environment

PODCAST: Is BP back?

Mar 14, 2014
Beginning next week, BP will be allowed to bid on leases to drill for oil on government land.
Posted In: BP

In Chicago, piles of petroleum coke suggest the future of Canadian tar sands oil

Nov 18, 2013
A byproduct of refining gasoline clouds the skies of a South Side Chicago neighborhood.
Posted In: petroleum-based, Koch, BP, Chicago, Environment

After BP spill, Transocean remains pioneer

Aug 7, 2013
The offshore-drilling giant Transocean is tied in with BP in the public imagination because of its involvement in the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.
Posted In: BP, Transocean, Halliburton

The money well is running dry at BP

Jul 30, 2013
The company's $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund is almost empty -- and there could be many more claims in the pipeline.
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill, deepwater horizon

BP, Halliburton: Best Frenemies Forever?

Jul 26, 2013
Halliburton and BP work together in the oil fields, despite disagreements over fault in the BP oil spill.
Posted In: BP, Transocean, deepwater horizon, macondo

Oil tax cuts spur fight in Alaska

Jun 4, 2013
Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
Posted In: big oil, Oil, Alaska, BP

BP waves the white flag, asks for help from the Prime Minister

May 16, 2013
BP said they were just trying to make it for easier for claimants, but now they're in over their heads.
Posted In: bp oil spill, BP

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