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Rig blast shadows rise in BP profits

The Sunday Telegraph: BP is expected to say this week that profits almost doubled in the first quarter, as it investigates the circumstances surrounding the explosion of a drilling rig it had hired in the Gulf of Mexico.

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‘Serious spill’ from sunken US oil rig

Oil leaks from a sunken drill pipe 5,000 ft beneath the ocean surface

BBC NEWS

Oil is leaking from a damaged well feeding a rig that sank off Louisiana on Thursday, in what US officials are calling “a very serious spill”.

The well is estimated to be leaking at a rate of about 1,000 barrels (42,000 gallons) of oil per day.

Although the US coastguard said on Friday that no leak was detected, the latest evidence suggests a spill. Bad weather has hampered efforts to fix it.

Eleven workers are still missing after an explosion and fire on Tuesday.

The Deepwater Horizon had been burning for 36 hours when it sank on Thursday in 5,000 ft (1,500m) of water, despite efforts to control the flames. read more

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Heysham Shell Oil Refinery – Witness Appeal

Monday, 5 April 2010 Paralegals Field Fisher Waterhouse are looking for people who worked at the Shell Oil Refinery in Heysham, Morecambe, from around 1945 to 1960.“We are investigating a possible claim relating to asbestos exposure for a family,” they tell us. “Any help or information would be very much appreciated.

“Please contact Rose on 020 78 614 624 or [email protected]”. read more

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