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WASHINGTON: Democrats in Congress pledged Tuesday to push for tougher regulation of offshore drilling and to make oil companies more financially responsible for spills - steps a U.S. presidential panel says are necessary to prevent another catastrophic blowout.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska: Up to several thousand barrels of crude oil from the trans-Alaska pipeline spilled Tuesday into a massive tank and overflowed into a containment area, shutting down the 800-mile (1,300-kilometer) line until the hazard is removed.
PITTSBURGH: President Barack Obama pressed Congress to scrap billions in oil company tax breaks and pass legislation to help the nation kick a dangerous fossil fuel addiction Wednesday, trying to channel disgust over the worsening oil disaster into a force for clean energy.
NEW YORK: BP PLC will pay shareholders US$2.63 billion in dividends on June 21 as investors and U.S. lawmakers wait to see what the oil company decides about future payouts.