Posts Tagged “offshore drilling”

Mexican plan for Gulf deepwater wells sparks new worries

Originally published by the Miami Herald. BY TIM JOHNSON, MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS MEXICO CITY — Two years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, Mexico’s state oil company is about to test its hand at drilling at extraordinary depths in the Gulf of Mexico. If all goes as planned, Petroleos de Mexico, known as Pemex, […]

Shell spills 13,000 gallons while drilling near Deepwater Horizon site

Originally published on Shell International spilled 13,000 gallons of oil and drilling fluids into the Gulf on Sunday while drilling an exploratory well near the site of last year’s Deepwater Horizon accident, according to a federal report on the spill. The area where the well was being drilled is about 20 miles from the site […]