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BP: Cost Of Response To Date Amounts To $2.65B

LONDON (Dow Jones)--BP PLC (BP.LN) said Monday that in the response to the MC252 oil well incident in the Gulf of Mexico, two systems continue to collect oil and gas flowing from the Deepwater Horizon's failed blow-out preventer (BOP) and transport them to vessels on the surface. MAIN FACTS:

28 Jun 10 07:14

Battered BP spends £1.75bn on Gulf spill

The massive clean-up operation in the Gulf of Mexico continues and has now cost BP $2.65bn (£1.75bn) and the oil giant is stopping almost 23,000 barrels of oil from leaking into the sea. BP, which said last Friday that its bill for the disaster had risen to $2.35bn (£1.57bn) from $2bn (£1.4bn) on t

28 Jun 10 07:03

Hurricane Would Be 'Major Challenge' To Gulf Of Mexico Efforts -NOAA

By Cassandra Sweet Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES As BP PLC (BP) works to plug an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and scientists work to figure out how the oil is affecting underwater sea life, the active hurricane season forecast for this summer is a major concern. "A hurricane would present a

28 Jun 10 04:29

UPDATE: Atlantic Storm Alex Has Oil-Hit Gulf On Edge

(Updates toll, damage) NEW ORLEANS (AFP)--The first major storm of the Atlantic season surged toward the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday on a path likely to avoid the BP PLC (BP) oil spill, but leaving coastal residents jittery about its destructive potential. Tropical Depression Alex was expected

28 Jun 10 02:57

'Significant' Oil Hits Mississippi Shores - Officials

NEW ORLEANS (AFP)--A "significant" amount of emulsified oil has washed ashore in Mississippi for the first time since the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill began 10 weeks ago, state officials said Sunday. The governor's office said tides of the weathered brown-orange mess that has reached once-pr

28 Jun 10 01:24

BP Oil Retrieval Slows A Bit Monday Morning

DOW JONES NEWSWIRES BP PLC's (BP, BP.LN) oil-recovery operations slowed modestly during the first 12 hours of Monday. Although Tropical Storm Alex--the first named storm of the 2010 hurricane season--veered away from the flotilla of responders above the broken well in the Gulf of Mexico, ex

28 Jun 10 00:33

Amid Moratorium, Allis-Chalmers Looks for Other Business

By Siobhan Hughes Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--As uncertainty about the direction of offshore drilling in the U.S. persists following a BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) oil spill, companies like Allis-Chalmers Energy Inc. (ALY) provide clues about the response by U.S. business. The H

28 Jun 10 00:29

OPEC Secretary General: Current Oil Prices 'Comfortable'

BRUSSELS (Dow Jones)--Current oil prices are "comfortable," and there will be no change in production strategy, nor other meetings before the planned one in October, the Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said Sunday. "Current prices are comfortable," Abdalla

27 Jun 10 17:59

Tropical Storm Alex No Longer Headed For Oil Spill

NEW ORLEANS (Dow Jones)--BP PLC and federal responders look to have dodged Tropical Storm Alex, which is on course to make landfall far to the west of the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. Alex is currently crossing over the Yucatan Peninsula, but is expected to cross into the southwest Gu

27 Jun 10 15:54

BP To Pursue GBP470M Insurance Claim Against Transocean-Report

LONDON (Dow Jones)--U.K. oil major BP PLC (BP) has given notice it intends to claim GBP470 million against rig owner Transocean Ltd.'s (RIG) insurance policy for its part in the Deepwater Horizon rig disaster, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reports, without citing sources. However, the newspaper s

27 Jun 10 12:37

BP May Plug Oil Leak Earlier Than Expected In Mid-July -Report

LONDON (Dow Jones)--U.K. oil major BP PLC (BP) may be able to plug its leaking Gulf Of Mexico oil well within a fortnight, as the operation to close the well is further ahead than the company has disclosed, the Sunday Times reports citing engineering experts. The newspaper says engineer sources

27 Jun 10 11:13

Tropical Storm Alex Moves Toward Gulf Of Mexico

MIAMI (AFP)--Tropical Storm Alex, the first of the Atlantic season, moved northwest across the Yucatan Peninsula early Sunday, raising fears it could complicate efforts to clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The storm, which has weakened substantially, was likely to miss the spill area if it

27 Jun 10 11:09

Tropical Storm Alex Hits Belize, Threatens Gulf

MIAMI (AFP)--Tropical Storm Alex, the first of the Atlantic season, made landfall in Belize late Saturday as it caused concern for efforts to clean up the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, US forecasters said. The storm is likely to miss the spill area if it stays on its current track, but it bu

27 Jun 10 04:30

2nd UPDATE: Stormy Conditions Could Hamper Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup

NEW ORLEANS (AFP)--Tropical Storm Alex veered away from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill Saturday but experts warned that strong waves and winds could still upset efforts to halt the environmental disaster. With oil continually gushing into the fragile waters for the past 68 days, President Barack O

27 Jun 10 02:26

UPDATE: UK Cameron: G-20 Support For UK Austerity

(Updates with further quotes) By Laurence Norman Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES TORONTO (Dow Jones)--U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron completed his first major international conference Sunday claiming support for his government's austerity agenda and calling for a new approach to global trade ta

27 Jun 10 00:49

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