The president's oil spill commission is set to release its report this week, and is expected to point fingers at the oil industry. But petroleum companies are counteracting with advertisements about its job creating abilities. Will these help its reputation?
The BP report released today by the president's commission didn't reveal anything unexpected, but it did recommend no new permits for drilling in the Arctic until safety technology matches drilling ability. Eve Troeh reports.
The oil market braced for a big surge in prices following a pipeline leak that was discovered Saturday in Alaska. A leak that shutdown all production in North America's biggest oil field. Stephen Beard explains.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Jon Temin, head of the Sudan program for the United States Institute of Peace, about the upcoming referendum in Sudan and how it'll affect potential North and South Sudans and the world economy.
The commission appointed by the president to investigate the BP oil spill released a key chapter of its report today. It put the blame on BP, Halliburton and Transocean. But it also pointed a finger at the entire oil industry.