The final report has been published, and you can find it here. You can also watch the press conference live here.
Our latest analysis can be found here. And we will be bringing you regular updates as this story unfolds. Read more
The National Commission looking into the BP oil spill will present its final report today at 3pm GMT (you can watch it live here). So what can we expect it to find? Read more
BP just can’t keep out of the news these days.
After hitting the Gulf coast with its Macondo well oil spill last year, the oil major as of Saturday was seemingly involved in another major oil-infrastructure fail — the shutdown of its Trans-Alaska pipeline system due to a leak. Read more
The report into the Gulf oil spill, a chapter of which was released last night, made for pretty grim reading for BP and the other companies involved. Read more
Shares in BP hit a 6-month high this morning after a report that Shell considered an opportunistic takeover bid for the UK oil group in the summer during the Gulf of Mexico spill. Read more
The Times is currently publishing extracts from Loren Steffy’s new book Drowning in Oil, about the BP oil spill, in addition to the extracts on Fuel Fix published earlier this month. Read more
The BP oil spill has harmed the reputation of the entire oil industry, the chief executive of Shell, BP’s closest rival, has said. Read more
There have been a string of leaks from natural gas pipelines in recent months in the US. Chevron had two leaks on the same line in Utah this past summer. PG&E suffered a natural gas transmission line explosion in September in California that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes. El Paso just suffered a leak outside of Houston. And there have been others. Read more
The Obama administration has decide not to grant any new leases in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Florida, for the foreseeable future, as a result of the BP spill. Read more
Our US energy editor Ed Crooks last night won the UK Foreign Press Association’s print and web news story of the year for his story on BP’s response to the Gulf spill.
You can read the story, which judges called a “rigorous and balanced” piece on “one of the biggest stories of the year”, here. Read more