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Barrel used to hold fuel. FILE PHOTO. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images, File)

40 Gallon Oil Leak Reported In West Michigan

Officials say an oil line under a West Michigan roadway leaked about 40 gallons of oil, temporarily closing a rural intersection while cleanup took place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

BP Might Drill Again In Spill Reservoir

BP PLC said Friday it might someday drill again into the same lucrative undersea pocket of oil that spilled millions of gallons of crude, wrecked livelihoods and fouled beaches along the Gulf of Mexico.

08/06/2010

Oil Leak From Wrecked Ship In Lake Huron Plugged

The U.S. Coast Guard says oil recently found leaking from the wreck of a freighter that sank in Lake Huron in 1966 has been stopped.

08/06/2010

BP’s “Static Kill” Plug Appears To Be Going Well

Engineers began pumping heavy drilling mud into the blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well Tuesday in what they think is their best chance yet to reach the ultimate goal in a delicate process – snuffing […]

08/03/2010

Company At Center Of Mich. Spill Cited For Problems

A Canadian company at the center of a huge oil spill in southern Michigan has a history of pipeline problems, including leaks, an explosion and dozens of regulatory violations.

07/30/2010

Official: Embattled BP Chief To Step Down

Tony Hayward, who became the face of BP’s flailing efforts to contain the massive Gulf oil spill, will step down as chief executive in October and be offered a job with the company’s joint venture […]

07/26/2010

Storms Threaten To Shut Down BP's Well Work

Storms are threatening to delay BP’s undersea efforts to permanently plug the leaky well in the Gulf of Mexico.

07/21/2010

Gulf Oil Seepage Not From Capped Well, Feds Say

The federal government’s oil spill chief said Tuesday that seepage detected two miles from BP’s oil cap is coming from another well.

07/20/2010

Feds: Oil, Gas Leaking From Cap On Ruptured Well

Oil and gas are leaking from the cap on BP’s ruptured oil well but the cork will stay in place for now, the federal government’s point man on the spill said Monday.

07/19/2010

Well Cap May Keep Blocking Oil Until Permanent Fix

The custom-built cap that finally cut off the oil flowing from BP’s broken well held steady Sunday, and the company hopes to leave it that way until crews can permanently kill the leak. That differs […]

07/16/2010

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