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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 21, 2010

Not even the Spanish Armada could compete with the number of boats and ships that are responding to the Gulf oil spill today. According to the latest Joint Unified Command report1,100 vessels and 24,000 people (excluding volunteers) are now grappling with the oil spill from the Macondo well.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 19, 2010

While the response to the Deepwater Horizon accident has focused on BP, it's not the only energy company that is working 24/7 to plug the leaks and manage the spill.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 19, 2010

The response to the Gulf oil spill gained momentum yesterday both in coastal states and in Washington.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 17, 2010

BP succeeded yesterday in connecting a 4" pipe to the broken riser to siphon oil and gas from the leaking Macondo well a mile beneath the Gulf of Mexico's surface. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 13, 2010

The New York Times reports today that BP is making headway in solving the problems that are allowing oil from the Macondo well to spill into the Gulf.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 13, 2010

A number of prominent voices in the energy debate are discussing the need for continued safe, environmentally responsible offshore oil and natural gas development. EIA estimates demonstrate that the United States will consume 14 percent more energy in 25 years, including alternatives, renewables and oil and natural gas. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 12, 2010

We've received several telephone calls from reporters who are wondering who pays for oil spill cleanup activities. With regard to the Deepwater Horizon spill, BP has assumed responsibility for the cleanup. 

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