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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 3, 2010

"This is like doing open-heart surgery at 5,000 feet in the dark with robot-controlled submarines," Lamar McKay, chairman and president of BP America, said this weekend as he described the complexity of stopping the oil leaks in the Gulf of Mexico. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 2, 2010

In effort to provide information to all Americans about oil spills and the ongoing response, here's a list of websites that might be useful:

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 1, 2010

In today's episode, I interview API's Allison Nyholm, an oil spill response veteran, about the technologies used by the oil and natural gas industry to handle spills

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 30, 2010

As southeasterly winds push oil into the Louisiana marshes today, several government agencies, the Navy, the oil and natural gas industry and wildlife experts are working to protect sensitive habitats. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 29, 2010

An official from BP today indicated that the company is willing to accept help from the U.S. Department of Defense to fight the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 28, 2010

The oil-spill response workers in the Gulf of Mexico are poised to conduct a controlled burn of the oil leaking from the Deepwater Horizon well. Offshore burning can prevent oil from reaching shorelines.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 28, 2010

Bloggers are watching the oil spill response closely, and a few have offered their thoughts about the importance of oil and natural gas to the American way of life. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 27, 2010

The Huffington Post published an article today that alleges Big Oil tried to stop the U.S. Minerals Management Service (MMS) from promulgating new offshore safety rules before the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig accident. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 27, 2010

To use the word "Herculean" to describe the efforts underway to respond to the Gulf oil spill would be an understatement. Here are some of the actions being conducted both on the water's surface and one mile down at the seafloor.

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