Category Archives: BP Spill

First arrest in BP spill case. #rsrh

Shackles and handcuffs seem like unnecessary theatrics. And it’s not about a negligent well design or the proximate cause of the spill, it’s about the amount of the fine. From the Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA): But the case against [former … Continue reading

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BP Spill: Still Hyping After All These Years

All these years? Poetic license. It’s been two years since the disastrous explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. Eleven rig workers were killed in a valiant but failed attempt to control BP’s Macondo well located 50 miles off the … Continue reading

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BOEMRE Slowdown Costs 230,000 Jobs, $44 Billion in GDP

A new study from IHS-CERA, one of the leading energy think tanks, projects the cost of the Department of the Interior’s ongoing regulatory slowdown and its impact on the energy industry, employment in the coastal states, and the U.S. economy … Continue reading

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