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BP donates $1 million to Olympic Training Center

BP will contribute $1 million to the new Ted Stevens Sports Services Center at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and to existing U.S. Paralympic programs, the USOC announced Wednesday. Named in honor of the late Alaska senator, the Ted Stevens Sports Services Center will be at the 35-acre Colorado Springs campus, providing… Continue Reading BP donates $1 million to Olympic Training Center

  BP America Inc. has paid a $5 million civil penalty for submitting false, inaccurate, or misleading reports for energy production on Southern Ute Indian Tribal lands in southwestern Colorado.   The U.S. Department of the Interior says BP America initially requested a hearing on the civil penalty, but decided to pay up instead.  … Continue Reading BP pays $5 million for false Colorado production reports

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BP closer to drilling new Gulf wells

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BP is a step closer to being allowed to drill new deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico. The agency that regulates offshore drilling said Friday it has approved a supplemental exploration plan submitted by BP. The British firm still must obtain permits to be able to start drilling. BP is seeking to drill up… Continue Reading BP closer to drilling new Gulf wells

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Scientists judge the overall health of the Gulf of Mexico as nearly back to normal one year after the BP oil spill, but with glaring blemishes that restrain their optimism about nature’s resiliency, an Associated Press survey of researchers shows. More than three dozen scientists grade the Gulf’s big picture health a 68 on average,… Continue Reading Scientists: Gulf health nearly at pre-spill level

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