AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A construction worker was killed at BP's Rotterdam refinery after a wall collapsed on him, a spokesman for the oil major said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - European carbon emissions futures inched up on Wednesday, tracking gains in British gas prices, as concerns grew that strike action could cut gas supplies to Britain over the next few days, traders said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. bonds of oil giant BP are moving into the hands of distressed debt investors and hedge funds as pension and mutual funds dump the securities, market participants said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists geared up on Wednesday for a 12-day trip in the Gulf of Mexico with an undersea robot they hope will capture 3-D images of oil plumes from the BP spill.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most Americans still support offshore drilling and believe it is critical to making the U.S. competitive, despite the growing oil spill along the Gulf coast, a new poll showed on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil giant BP said it would not pay three quarters of dividends, significantly reduce its investment program and sell $10 billion of assets to fund a planned $20 billion fund to pay for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will meet key Republican and Democratic senators on June 23 to discuss a way forward for energy legislation currently stalled in the Senate, a White House aide said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Under intense pressure from U.S. President Barack Obama, BP Plc said on Wednesday it will set up a $20 billion fund for damage claims from its huge Gulf of Mexico oil spill, sell assets and suspend dividend payments to shareholders.
Researchers want to develop solar cells with an efficiency of over 65 percent by means of nanotechnology. In Southern Europe and North Africa these new solar cells can generate a substantial portion of the European demand for electricity.
( University of Nevada, Reno ) After a succession of eight separate earthquake simulations, a 110-foot long, 200-ton concrete bridge model at the University of Nevada, Reno withstood a powerful jolting, three times the acceleration of the disastrous 1994 magnitude 6.9 Northridge,...
Tiger Is Asia’s First Low-Cost Carrier to Install IntuVue on A320 Aircraft PHOENIX, June 16, 2010 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will provide its full suite of safety avionics, including its advanced IntuVue™ 3-D weather radar, for Tiger Airways new A320 aircraft in a...
( University of Miami ) James M. Tien, distinguished professor, dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Miami and world-renowned researcher and educator, is being honored with the 2010 IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award. IEEE is the world's largest professional...
The natural gas explosion at ConAgra’s Slim Jim plant could have been avoided with the use of combustible gas monitors and tighter gas-purging procedures.
The first cameras allowed inside Smithfield's pork processing plant located in Tar Heel, North Carolina reveal what conditions are like in a plant that slaughters over 33,000 hogs per day.