Monday, November 15, 2010

Oil Drilling News


Analysis may delay Gulf oil lease sale

International Offshore Oil & Gas Law Conference
On December 8-9, 2010, the Center for American and International Law's Institute for Energy Law will host the 1st International Offshore Oil & Gas Law Conference: The Future of Offshore Exploration and Development After Macondo at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, LA.  The conference program and information about how to register is available online at:

Dispersants' Toxic Legacy (Mother Jones)

More Info (Nature)

In Deep Water (book)
"Isolated by a virtually self-regulated industry enabled by federal policy and a petroleum-hungry populace, Freudenburg and Gramling argue, the decision-makers at BP failed to make an honest assessment of the risks involved with drilling six miles below the earth's surface. They continually cut corners to save time and money, pleasing shareholders but putting an entire ecosystem at risk, not to mention an economy dependent on that ecosystem and the lives of the eleven workers who died in the explosion."

BP Oil Disaster Victims Vow Never Forget