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‘BP profit doubles’ as Deepwater Horizon spill worsens

27 April, 2016
‘Europe's second-largest oil company said Tuesday that first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year earlier to $6.1 billion.’
 
 
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New oil-rig safety rules eyed before blast

22 April, 2016
"I would hope it would serve as another wake-up call on this issue that there is no such thing as safe oil drilling."
 
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Oil slick spreads from sunken rig

22 April, 2016
'A one-by-five-mile sheen of crude oil mix has spread across the Gulf of Mexico's surface around the area where an oil rig exploded and sank.
 
 
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Oil rig explosion prompts environmental concerns in Gulf of Mexico

22 April, 2016
"If it gets landward, it could be a disaster in the making."
– Cynthia Sarthou, Gulf Restoration Network
 
 
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Oil rig blaze off Louisiana leaves at least 11 missing

21 April, 2016
"The cause of the blast is still unclear... The rig is reportedly tilting about 70 degrees and threatening to topple over.
 
 

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