Thursday, October 28, 2010

Oil Drilling News


Oil Spill Commission finds Halliburton's cement was unstable, failed multiple tests before Deepwater Horizon disaster

Fishermen Report Louisiana Bays Filled With Oil
More on the "is it oil or is it algae" controversy.  A lot of fisherman believe it is clearly oil in East Bay and West Bay, which cover an area of roughly 70 square miles of open water that surround Southwest Pass, the main shipping channel of the Mississippi River.  Also see Are Shrimpers Inadvertently Churning Up Oil? at

Latest Map of Fishery Closure Area
Fishery Closure Area = 9,444 square miles, a
pprox. 4% of the Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters

More Poll Numbers on Global Warming, Offshore Oil Drilling and Alternative Energy