The Malaysian-flagged MT Bunga Kelana 3 was carrying about 62,000 tons of light crude oil, the country’s coast guard said. Singapore port authorities said the spill measured about 4 kilometers by 1 kilometer and was located 6 kilometers south of Singapore’s southeastern tip.
Archive | June, 2010
If the United States — and by extension the world — has a hope of shifting to a low-carbon future, that shift will almost certainly involve burning a vast volume of natural gas.
Best BP oil spill “fix it” idea yet? If only it were as easy and vindicating as “Operation Tony” (by:papriko)
The community over at Fark really enjoys having Photoshop contests. And, of course, with the Gulf of Mexico gushing crude oil from its depths, Farkers decided to host a Photoshop a Fix to the BP Oil Spill Contest. Our favorite submissions follow.
There’s not anything to laugh at about the BP Amoco Gulf Coast oil disaster, but this GIF came close to making me smile. We imagine (some) BP officials, citizens of the Gulf Coast region and environmentalists worldwide feel this man’s same frustration with the whole ordeal.
British Petroleum has a long record of bold claims and clever slogans. Far too many have proven to be incredibly ironic. BP also has another history, one we are reminded of now more than ever, one they paid top-dollar to cover up. A history of accidents and incidents of epic proportions…