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Oil Exploration Discoveries Made By Exxon In Deepwater Gulf

According to Reuters, two oil exploration discoveries Exxon Mobil Corp have been made in the Deepwater Gulf. The two new large oil discoveries, as well as a natural gas discovery in the Gulf of Mexico deepwaters, highlights the importance of the deepwater area of the Gulf of Mexico’s importance to U.S. crude oil output. Exxon …

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Vast Pool of Arctic Fresh Water Could Cool Europe According to British Scientists

Gulf Stream

According to British Scientists, a vast pool of expanding Arctic fresh water could cool Europe potentially causing another ice age. This is something that we suspected for some time now, and was portrayed in the movie Day After Tomorrow, however in the movie portrayed, it was much more extreme. In real life, the scientists have …

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Oil Spills – Worst Oil Spills List Man Made Disasters List Part 4

Newton Creek Aerial Photo

Oil spills are one of the worst man-made disasters when it comes to both man and animals as well as the environment. The oil is released in the form of liquid petroleum hydrocarbons. These spills typically are caused by man made errors or carelessness, and have a devastating effect to the local environment, especially when …

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Quick end to gulf oil leak depends on robot subs

AP – It could take hours or it could take months to stop a 42,000-gallon-a-day oil leak polluting the Gulf of Mexico at the site of a wrecked drilling platform. Whether the environmental threat grows many times bigger depends on whether the oil company can turn the well completely off. View full post on Yahoo! …

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BP Gulf Oil Spill The Cost of Our Dependency on Oil

BP gulf oil spill the cost of our dependency on oil, while oil flows into the gulf faster than our cars, one has to wonder. As of April 28th, 2010 Ian R McDonald, an oceanography professor at Florida State University estimates that 8 to 9 million gallons of oil had already spilled from his examinations …

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