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Oil Spill‎ Solution – Oil Eater Bacteria Discovered

Posted by on Aug 26, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Oil Spill‎ Solution - Oil Eater Bacteria Discovered
Oil Eater Bacteria discovered in Russia’s Lake Baikal by Baikal Russian scientists that are very interesting microorganisms and could finish the risk of ecological damage from oil spills. Since the deadly BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in April, these bacteria have largely eaten the huge deep-sea plume of dispersed oil fouling the Gulf of Mexico. With a mixture of indigenous microbes that eat up the entire oil,...  Read More

Koch Industries & Climate Change actions

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The US oil company, Koch Industries is owned and operated by Charles G. Koch and David H. Koch. Koch companies, the Koch family and their foundations have been publicly devoted to making the world a better place for over 40 years. Billionaire oilman David Koch likes to joke that Koch Industries is “the biggest company you’ve never heard of.” However, David Koch and his brother Charles have donated nearly...  Read More

BP reveals ‘sand shark’ device to clean Gulf beaches of oil

Posted by on Aug 12, 2010 | Leave a Comment

BP reveals 'sand shark' device to clean Gulf beaches of oil
BP has revealed a new device named as ‘sand shark’ aimed at doing an enhanced job of cleaning Gulf beaches of oil and tar. This new device was demonstrated on Tuesday at Orange Beach, Al. A new device comes with a promise to clean Gulf beaches of oil. The name of this device is ‘sand shark’ revealed by BP. This device was demonstrated on Tuesday at Orange Beach, AL, which has been the site of regular...  Read More

Mumbai oil spill Disaster – MSC Chitra collided with MV Khalijia-III

Posted by on Aug 09, 2010 | 42 Comments

Mumbai oil spill Disaster - MSC Chitra collided with MV Khalijia-III
Two Panamanian merchant ships, MSC Chitra and MV Khalijia-III collided on 7th August, Saturday morning at the mouth of the Mumbai harbour. When the collision took place, the MSC Chitra skewed sharply under the collision resulting in an oil spill from the vessels. An environmental disaster is threatening for Mumbai coast and its surrounding coastal areas due to this ship collision. When MSC Chitra was sailing towards...  Read More

Oil-eating bacteria Clean Spills in Gulf

Posted by on Jul 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Oil-eating bacteria Clean Spills in Gulf
Oil-eating bacteria can be used to clean the oil spill which spreads around the thousands of miles of the Gulf of Mexico. Oil eating bacteria is Aerobic bacteria that scientifically termed as pseudomonas putida. Oil eating bacteria is mainly used to clean oil spills, but that could be expected very harmful to humans and animals. Oil eating bacteria is relied on by some to crash toxic materials into carbon dioxide. Different...  Read More

Tropical Storm Bonnie 2010 : Projected path & updates

Posted by on Jul 23, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Tropical Storm Bonnie 2010 : Projected path & updates
NASSAU, Bahamas – The cluster of storms passing through Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic, and Haiti has become more organized. The National Hurricane Center has been monitoring this system as Invest AL97 and has increased the chance of naming this a tropical storm in the next 48 hours up to 70%. Winds need to reach 40 mph for this to occur, and the storm would be named Bonnie. Tropical Storm Bonnie 2010 : Projected...  Read More

China Oil Spill – Pipe line Explosion shut down beach and resorts

Posted by on Jul 22, 2010 | Leave a Comment

China Oil Spill - Pipe line Explosion shut down beach and resorts
On 16th July, 2010 two oil pipelines near the Xingang Harbor were exploded, igniting a roaring conflagration that shot flames 60 feet into the air and spilling tons of oil into the Yellow Sea. Several beaches and islands have been closed by the Chinese authorities near the major port of Dalian as they try to clean up an oil spill that has affected crude shipments, state media said Wednesday. The ground trembled when...  Read More

BP Stock rise as they stopped Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

Posted by on Jul 16, 2010 | Leave a Comment

BP Stock rise as they stopped Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico
“The stock is starting to price in the fact that they are eventually going to get this leak stopped,” said Andrew Fitzpatrick, director of investments at Hinsdale Associates. “They seem to be a little ahead of schedule with that.” The sentiment in other markets toward BP was mixed Thursday. BP’s London shares rose just 0.2%, and the cost to insure the company’s debt rose slightly....  Read More

Obama to open 1.8M acres Land to oil Drilling in Alaska

Posted by on Jul 10, 2010 | Leave a Comment

On 9th July, 2010 the Interior Department declared plans to open 1.8 million acres of National Petroleum Reserve to new oil and gas drilling in Alaska. Besides this, they also assure to protect critical migratory bird and caribou habitat. The Bureau of Land Management will offer 190 tracts, covering more than 2,800 square miles, with bids to be opened August 11 in Anchorage, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said on Friday....  Read More

Tropical storm Alex grows in the Gulf of Mexico

Posted by on Jun 28, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Tropical storm Alex grows in the Gulf of Mexico
Tropical storm Alex is again moved in the Gulf of Mexico late Sunday after dumping heavy rains on parts of Central America and Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula that left at least four people dead across the region. Tropical storm Alex grows in the Gulf of Mexico Alex was headed on a path with highest continued storm of 45 mph (75 kph) that would take it to Mexico’s eastern coast around midweek. Its route was still...  Read More